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Following Films Podcast: Avy Kaufman


Avy Kaufman is an American casting director for film and television. Since 1987, she has worked in casting more than 150 film and television productions. Kaufman has worked with directors including Steven Spielberg, Ang Lee and Wes Craven. Her casting credits include the psychological thriller film The Sixth Sense, the romantic drama film Brokeback Mountain, and the crime drama film Public Enemies. 

She received a 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series for her work on Damages and in 2020 & 2022 for Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series for Succession. She had earlier been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special for her work on the romance drama television miniseries Empire Falls.

I had Avy on the show today to discuss her work on Paramount+ series FELLOW TRAVELERS.

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