Donna McKenna is an international casting director for independent feature films, short films, television shows and web series, s well as a Producer on many features and shorts. Her films have been invited to screen at renowned film festivals including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival & the Berlin Film Festival.
Her ensemble casts consist of award winning actors from film, television and Broadway. Donna takes great pride in discovering new talent of all ages. To date she has been responsible for 173 new actors being eligible to join the Screen Actors Guild.
Her genuine desire to encourage artists is also displayed in her devotion to teaching industry classes and motivational seminars; she tours the country speaking about the challenges of the film industry, while encouraging all to follow their dreams and never give up.
Donna is frequently invited to host audition/film workshops for the SAG-AFTRA programs as well as many acting schools worldwide including a recent workshop at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts.