Lana Veenker

Lana Veenker
Creative Producer/Script Consultant

Since 1999, Lana Veenker has grown Portland-based Cast Iron Studios into one of the top location casting companies in North America. Selected credits include Wild, HBO’s Here and Now, NBC’s Grimm, and Twilight, for directors such as Jean-Marc Vallée, Catherine Hardwicke, Alan Ball, and Gus Van Sant. Lana has also worked as a producer, writer, and stage director, and has helped shepherd several screenplays through the development process. Billed by The Hollywood Reporter as “a must-know for an Oregon shoot,” she is a member of the Television Academy, the International Casting Directors Network, the Casting Society of America, and the Oregon Media Production Association (Award of Excellence recipient).

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Additional Advisors

Annie Haven McDonnell ~ Associate Professor of English, Institute of American Indian Arts, New Mexico
Elsa Stavney and Eric Vines ~ Owners of Glitzmo LLC, Oregon