Friday, February 24, 2006


Auckland based Silverscreen Productions have secured Di Rowan as a Director.
She is New Zealand’s most celebrated Casting Director. Di is credited as discovering Oscar winner Anna Paquin in The Piano, Keisha Castle-Hughes in Whale Rider, Kerry Fox in An Angel At My Table, Cliff Curtis, Lucy Lawless and Temuera Morrsion, to name just a few.
Rowan graduated from drama school in England and then directed several TV Documentaries and short films before winning critical acclaim as a Casting Director, working alongside Directors; Niki Caro, Roger Donaldson, Vincent Ward, Christine Jeffs, Steven Speilberg, Jane Campion and Gregor Nicholas.
Says Silverscreen's Nikki McKelvie: "After many years of casting feature films, TV commercials and drama series we are delighted to represent Di Rowan through Silverscreen Productions as a Director. Di will focus on delivering strong performance based stories and will be based in Auckland."
For further information or a copy of her reel please contact:

New Zealand
Nikki McKelvie
+649 306 6611
mob +64 21830081

Haydn Evans
+612 93830500
mob +61 418969976


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