Click the menu above  for more information about the work, script writing and creative consulting. Depending on the device you’re using, you may find the menu at the bottom of the page. 

NOTE: Due to a recent hacker attack, the host for these pages was hit very hard.
We are under reconstruction during July 2019. Thank you for your patience.

For my book, CASTING REVEALED: A GUIDE FOR FILM DIRECTORS by Hester Schell, please visit this link:

You can also order from your local bookseller or from Amazon. Be sure you search for the 2nd EDITION. Amazon hasn’t updated their information and users have been directed to the 1st edition.  We want you to get the most recent book, the 2nd edition.

PLEASE CONTACT HESTER DIRECTLY AT hester dot schell at gmail dot com

Hester Schell, MFA is an author, director, script writer, creative consultant, teacher, three time script competition finalist, coach, award-winning produced writer/director who writes social good and environmental stewardship stories with roles for mature women. She’s a recovering academic and the author of CASTING REVEALED: A Guide for Film Directors, the how to manual of industry standards and procedures for professional auditions and casting.
For the DIY filmmaker, now in its 2nd edition.
From Routledge Press, London. To order: click the link.

NOTE: Teachers, Professors: at the link you’ll find classroom resources, casting director interviews, and a link to get your faculty perusal copy. 

C. 2019
Portland OR USA
hester dot schell at gmail dot com