About Us

Ballyhoo Casting Company is a full-service casting company based in Nova Scotia, Canada.

For over twenty years, Charlotte Shurko has been actively involved in the continued development and growth of infrastructure for the Motion Picture and Television Industry in Atlantic Canada.

During her busy career as a Business Agent, she has held the following positions:

  • Member of the Board of Directors - Nova Scotia Motion Picture Industry Association
  • Initial Start-Up Advisor and Committee Member - Nova Scotia Film Advisory Committee
  • Initial Start-Up Advisor and Committee Member - New Brunswick Film Advisory Committee
  • Initial Start-Up Advisor and Committee Member - Moving Images Group
  • Committee Member - Socio-Economic Impact Assessment, Nova Scotia Film and Television Cluster
  • Committee Member- Fast Forward: Recommendations for a National Training Strategy for the Film and Television Industry
  • Committee Member - Nova Scotia Film, Television and New Media Industry Impact Analysis and Long-Term Strategy
  • Committee Member- Training Gaps Analysis for Below-the-line Film and Television Workers

In conjunction with Industry colleagues, Charlotte has participated in the development and implementation of numerous training initiatives for Motion Picture and Television workers in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador. She has regularly participated in Industry and educational events, either as a delegate, guest speaker or workshop provider.

Charlotte is now looking forward to offering a fresh, creative perspective to the local Industry, along with her staff at Ballyhoo Casting Company.