The Sauce

The Sauce from Chicken & Chips Casting PILOT

October 13, 2021

This podcast is recorded on Gadigal Land, we acknowledge the traditional owners of the land in which we live and work and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

The Sauce with Chicken and Chips Casting is hosted by two of Australia's leading Casting Directors for Film, TV, Commercials and Content - join Alison Fowler & Stephanie Pringle each week, as they chat with people they love about things they love, hate or feel strong feelings about on topics ranging from creative processes to art & pop culture to acting, film & TV, mental health and their favourite topic representation and diversity and it's all no bullsh*t.


Chicken and Chips Casting – Company Bio

 Founded in 2015, Chicken and Chips Casting is a Full Service Casting Company for Film, Television, TVCs & New Media with offices in Sydney, Brisbane & Melbourne led by Principal Casting Directors Alison Fowler & Stephanie Pringle.

 Recent credits include Australian pioneer film The Flood directed by Victoria Wharfe McIntyre, Ellie & Abbie (and Ellie’s Dead Aunt) directed by Monica Zanetti (the first Aussie film to open the Sydney Mardi Gras Film Festival in it's 27 year history), Deadhouse Dark Anthology created by Enzo Tedeschi, Blood Sisters directed by Madeleine Dyer, factual program Stargazing produced by the BBC, Short Documentary Bright Lights directed by Charby Ibrahim, Sit-Com Metro Sexual directed by Henry Boffin for Channel 9 and Chlorine directed by Melissa Anastasi and Deluge directed by Cloudy Rhodes - both of the latter premiered at the 2019 Sydney Film Festival.

 Their work has been shown in the world’s most prestigious Film Festivals and their cast ensembles have received countless nominations and awards.

 Al & Steph are known as Australia’s most dynamic casting duo. In 2018, they were the first Casting Directors to win B&T’s 30 under 30 Award and in 2021 they were crowned ‘Best of the Best’ by B&T yet again in the Casting Director category. 

As proud members of the Casting Guild of Australia they are both a part of the Guild’s Inclusion Committee to continue their work in advocating for representation and diversity in Casting. Both are mentored by Casting Industry legend, Fiona Dann. In 2020, they were nominated for 3 Casting Guild Awards.

This podcast wouldn’t be possible without the generous time of our guests, our producer Pete Dillon from Fearless Collective and The Roller.



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