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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.


This guide has been prepared by the current CDG committee as a guide for people keen to get into the casting profession


If you are interested in becoming a CDG member, please email us via the contact box to check your eligibility and to request a membership form.


The CDG has prepared a series of guides and useful links for Casting Directors. These are available to download, further resources for members can be found through the secure login page.