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    About Ana Dávila

    Casting director Ana Dávila has been successfully casting feature films, TV series, short films and music videos for over 20 years.
    This includes award-winning feature films, numerous TV productions and series.
    During the course of her career, Ana has been responsible for more than 600 productions.
    Thus she is able to draw on an immense pool of experience, which allows her to assemble the most harmonious cast for each production precisely and diligently.

    In 2020 and 2021, she was nominated for the Casting Award of the German Academy of Television (DAfF) for casting the series "Deutscher" and the feature film "Im Abgrund".

    Known for

    Fictional movies as casting director

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2025Half Moon (WT)Independent Feature FilmHyojoo YangIn Good Company [de]
    2024Jenseits der SpreeTV Series, SRF [ch], ZDF [de](tba - to be announced)Studio Zentral
    2024SOKO PotsdamTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleBantry Bay Productions GmbH
    2023Sebastian Fitzeks Der Heimweg (WT)TV Movie, Prime Video (Amazon)Adolfo J. KolmererZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG
    2023Jenseits der SpreeTV Series, SRF [ch], ZDF [de]Christoph IschingerStudio Zentral
    2023Love SucksTV Series, ZDFneo [de]Andreas ProchaskaStudio Zentral
    2023PushTV Series, ZDFneo [de]MultipleBantry Bay Productions GmbH
    2023Jenseits der SpreeTV Series, SRF [ch], ZDF [de]Neelesha BarthelStudio Zentral
    2023SOKO PotsdamTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleBantry Bay Productions GmbH
    2022Jenseits der SpreeTV Series, SRF [ch], ZDF [de]Marcus UlbrichtStudio Zentral
    2022WendehammerTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleMOOVIE GmbH
    2022Himmel & Erde - Небо та ЗемляTV Series, ZDFneo [de]MultipleStudio Zentral
    2022Unterm Apfelbaum - Panta Rhei. Alles im FlussTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Tomasz E. RudzikStudio Zentral
    2022Unterm Apfelbaum - EinsturzgefährdetTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Tomasz E. RudzikStudio Zentral
    2022SOKO PotsdamTV Series, ZDF [de](tba - to be announced)Bantry Bay Productions GmbH
    2021Jenseits der SpreeTV Series, SRF [ch], ZDF [de]Marcus UlbrichtStudio Zentral
    2021HöllgrundTV Series, ARD [de], SWR [de]MultipleStudio Zentral
    2021Martha LiebermannTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Stefan BühlingZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG
    2021WendehammerTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleMOOVIE GmbH
    2021Jenseits der SpreeTV Series, SRF [ch], ZDF [de]MultipleStudio Zentral

    Advertising/Image/Music videos as casting director

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2018Edeka - Die Geschichte von Neurundland
    Casting Germany "The Coach"
    CommercialPep BoschTrigger Happy Productions GmbH [de]Casting Germany "The Coach"
    2017Apple - The new iPad ProCommercialLeonardo DalessandriAnorak Film GmbH [de]
    2017Telekom X Apple - Everyday ExplorersCommercialSimon VerhoevenCzar [de]
    2016Bergfilm - Nostalgic LoveMusic VideoJoscha BongardLe Berg GmbH
    2016Bose Soundsystem - Ordinary MorningCommercialTobias GranstromRSA Ridley Scott Association Films Ltd [uk/us]
    2016Vita Coco - Just Get Thirsty
    Casting Germany
    CommercialDaniel WolfeSomesuch & Co [uk]Casting Germany
    2016Audi A1 - Llamémoslo Amor
    Casting Germany
    CommercialDavid VergesAgosto TV [es/ar]Casting Germany
    2015General Electric - Talking to a WallCommercialDiego ContrerasTrigger Happy Productions GmbH [de]
    2015Opel Astra - NightdriveCommercialAlex FeilTempomedia Filmproduktion GmbH
    2015Beats - Juicer & Schmoopy (3 Spots)
    Casting TVC "Schmoopy"
    CommercialRafael LopezStink GmbHCasting TVC "Schmoopy"
    2015Sony Playstation - PS4 Star Wars Battlefront: Büro
    Casting Germany
    CommercialLance AcordPark Pictures LLC, Acord and Maranda Company [us]Casting Germany
    2015Axe - Find Your Magic
    Casting Berlin
    CommercialFrançois RousseletTrigger Happy Productions GmbH [de]Casting Berlin
    2015VSKB - New BeginningCorporate FilmHenrik HansenTrigger Happy Productions GmbH [de]
    2015Opel - Schoolyard, Deer (3 Spots) (WT)
    Casting Germany
    CommercialSebastian SchipperAnorak Film GmbH [de]Casting Germany
    2015Strongbow - Apple Cider. Mini Episodes (6 Filme)
    Casting Germany
    CommercialOwen TrevorStink GmbHCasting Germany
    2015S-Kreditpartner - FreundeCommercialChristian AlvartElement E Filmproduktion GmbH
    2015VW Leasing - Katze (Internetfilm)CommercialCurtis WehrfritzTony Petersen Film GmbH [de]
    2014Dr. Oetker - Premium Creme de ChocolatCommercialPhilipp KadelbachBigfish Filmproduktion GmbH [de]
    2014Nivea Creme - Good Wishes (WT)CommercialToby McdonaldPartizan Production [by]
    2014G_IDEE - Niemand mag Socken zu Weihnachten (3 Filme)CommercialMicky SuelzerBigfish Filmproduktion GmbH [de]

    Non-fictional movies as casting director

    YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
    2006Quadsquad - Operation Rock & Roll (WT)
    Casting Deutschland
    DocumentaryDaniel SteinerbellyfilmsCasting Deutschland

    Film awards

    YearFilmAwardCategory 
    2021Im AbgrundDeutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]CastingNominated
    2020DeutscherDeutsche Akademie für Fernsehen [de]CastingNominated

    Awards

    YearAward
    2023The Hessian Film and Cinema Award [en] Nomination LANA COOPER Best Actress in a Supporting Role in "Martha Liebermann"
    2023Grimme Award nomination in the fiction competition for Heaven & Earth - Небо та Земля | Miniseries
    2022Golden Nymph Award | Best Film | Festival de Television Monte-Carlo | Martha Liebermann | TV Movie
    2021Queen Palm Int. Festival - Quarterly Festival [us] Best Actor Nyamandi Adrian | DEINE FARBE Feature Film
    2021Manhattan Film Festival - Autumn Session [us] Best Actor Nyamandi Adrian | DEINE FARBE Feature Film
    2021Grimme Award nomination for @Kalinka08 | TV Movie
    2021Grimme Award nomination in the fiction competition for ZDFneo series Liebe. Jetzt!
    2020London Int.Film Festival [uk] Best Actress in a Supporting Role Romina Küper | DEINE FARBE Feature Film
    2020Couch Film Festival - Fall Session [us] Best Ensemble Cast | DEINE FARBE Feature Film
    2020Vegas Movie Awards | Best Narrative Feature | DEINE FARBE Feature Film
    2017CinePalium Fest [it] Spione d'argento | best film | BLIND und HÄSSLICH
    2017Festival of German Cinema Mainz | Audience Award | BLIND und HÄSSLICH feature film
    2017Seymour Cassel Award | Oldenburg Film Festival | Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble | BLIND und HÄSSLICH Feature Film
    2017Fipresci Award | Munich Film Festival | BLIND und HÄSSLICH Feature Film
    2017German Film Critics Association Award | Best Performance | BLIND und HÄSSLICH Feature Film
    2010Film Festival Schleswig-Holstein | Best Feature Film | UNKRAUT im PARADIES
    2001Cinequest San Jose Film Festival | Best Feature Film | DIE UNBERÜHRBARE
    2000German Film Critics Association Awards | Best Feature Film | DIE UNBERÜHRBARE
    2000German Film Award | Best Film | DIE UNBERÜHRBARE

    Basic data

    LanguagesEnglishFrenchGermanSpanish
    Experience abroadCentral America: Cuba, Jamaica
    North America: Canada, USA
    Northern Europe: Iceland
    South Asia: India
    Southern Europe: Italy, Spain
    Western Europe: France
    Special skillsCASTING for FEATURE FILMS, TV SERIES, TV PRODUCTIONS.
    BASED IN BERLIN. EUROPE-WIDE NETWORK
    Immediate working areaBerlin
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
    Associations