Hélène Rousse, founder of TOTAL CASTING and former actress, model, talent agent, is now considered a veteran Casting Director through her leading Montreal Casting Agency for the last 14 years. Helene has worked in the entertainment industry for over 30 years.
Previously, Rousse owned the largest talent & modeling agency in Montreal for over 15 years, and has worked with agencies world-wide. She has her own onsite recording & dubbing studio, Agile Sound.
Over the past decade, and apart from feature films, Rousse has garnered vast knowledge and experience in cross-platform media delivery, including that derived from specializing in video games, animation and web content. She casted a wide array of projects; from major feature films working with special directors like Gaspar Noés, Enter the Void, to Paul WS Andersons, Death Race. Moreover, her versatility shines as witnessed through work on Xavier Dolans, Laurence Anyways, and the voice casting performed on the animated film, The Dog Who Stopped the War - the latter to be released in 2015. <br /> In videogames, Rousse brought unique voices to Spore, Two Worlds II and more than 100 other titles and in over 30 languages. It is her talent, network and roster that constantly enables success, and that which has brought the children’s animated TV series, Alfred the Hedgehog, and the adults animated show, Bounty Hunters, to life. Bounter Hunters saw the casting and voice recording from celebrities including Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy, created by Muse Productions (Los Angeles and Montreal).
Rousse and her team think outside the box, bringing stars and talent to a project and in any language.
Helene is a CSA & CDC member, while simultaneously acting as a part of a myriad of artistic organizations and cultural development groups. She is known for mentoring young professionals and nurturing Montreal`s international presence.
Name: Helene Rousse
Lives in: Montréal, Canada
Company: Total Casting
Occupation: Casting Director
Unique traits: Casting for FILMS, VIDEOGAMES , ANIMATION MULTIMEDIA in 30 different languages. Translation and localization.