WELCOME TO THE CDG

The Guild is a professional organisation of Casting Directors in the film, television, theatre and commercials communities in the UK and Ireland who have joined together to further their common interests in establishing a recognised standard of professionalism in the industry, enhancing the stature of the profession, providing a free exchange of information and ideas, honouring the achievements of members and standardisation of working practices within the industry.

Inaugural CDG Awards

Inaugural CDG Awards

Huge thanks to Mark Gatiss, Jade Anouka, Vanessa Kirby and David Gyasi for your kind words of support last night. The Casting Directors’ Guild has announced details for the inaugural CDG Awards, which will celebrate the art of casting. The awards, which have been set… Read More

Casting directors should be celebrated for their artistry

Casting directors should be celebrated for their artistry

Academy Award nominee Daniel Kaluuya – it has a certain ring to it, no? Strange to think this south London boy’s rise started with the cult teen comedy-drama Skins, but then an awful lot did. Dev Patel pipped his old castmate to the nominees list… Read More

We are proud to be launching our Code of Conduct

We are proud to be launching our Code of Conduct

CASTING DIRECTORS’ GUILD CODE OF CONDUCT Membership of the CDG shall be conditional upon the member accepting the Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct is to ensure best practice amongst members of the CDG. Members are ambassadors for the profession. This Code of Conduct… Read More

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Proud to have been involved in this, something that we support every year. We look forward to following the careers of all involved but particularly that of Samuel Adebayo https://t.co/ilKdZQrx43

A brilliant innovation for the West End https://t.co/aaglFIA0fo

A lovely obituary of #MarilynJohnson in @guardian by Anthony Hayward https://t.co/PBlbEyhGzP