Shay Nielsen

Casting Director

Shay Nielsen Casting is a creative consultancy specializing in full-service casting. Shay Nielsen provides casting and talent support, specializing in celebrity, influencers and street casting unique individuals as well as models. She works closely with each client to connect them with the right talent for their specific advertising, editorial, print, commercial and film projects.

Nielsen’s previous experience included a role as Senior Celebrity Licensing Agent at Art + Commerce in New York City for renowned photographers including Steven Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier, Solve Sundsbo, Hedi Slimane, among others. She represented their photography archives and produced celebrity content which was featured in top-tier global publications.

Shay Nielsen Casting regularly works with brands such as Gucci, Levi’s, Calvin Klein, Alexander Wang, Yeezy, Nordstrom, and H&M, collaborating and consulting on their advertising campaigns and content. They work with photographers such as Glen Luchford, Peter Lindbergh, Tim Walker, Tyrone Leblon, Vivianne Sassen, Hedi Slimane, Zoe Ghertner, Theo Wenner, Harley Weir and Willy Vanderperre.

Nielsen works closely on a roster of top tier clients with an upbeat energy and infectious enthusiasm.

Nike, Adidas, Louis Vuitton, Woolrich, Gap, Converse, Gucci, Levi’s, Calvin Klein, Alexander Wang, Yeezy, Nordstrom, H&M


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