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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.

BAFTA film and TV awards introduce new casting category

BAFTA film and TV awards introduce new casting category

Both screen awards strands will recognise crucial work of casting directors in assembling exciting teams and promoting diversity Read More

CDG welcomes new casting category at the BAFTA’s

CDG welcomes new casting category at the BAFTA’s

“We are thrilled at the news that BAFTA has introduced a category for casting in both their film and television Awards in 2020. The overwhelming industry support since the announcement alone shows just how important this news is to so many of us. We do… Read More

BAFTA Introduces Casting Award – Variety

BAFTA Introduces Casting Award – Variety

  BAFTA is introducing a casting category for both its film and TV awards for the first time. The British Academy also said Wednesday that it would stick to its guns on the eligibility criteria for films, which allow streamers such as Netflix and Amazon to compete, to… Read More

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Huge congratulations to CDG members Nina Gold, Robert Sterne (Game of Thrones) and Olivia Scott-Webb (Fleabag) for their ‘Outstanding Casting’ wins at last night’s Creative Arts Emmys. Wonderful to see casting work recognised! #Emmys #Emmys2019

BAFTA's Casting Award Addition Draws Industry Praise | Hollywood Reporter https://t.co/LVbNitJnTw

we would stress that use of such language runs counter to the work we do in promoting an ethically responsible approach to casting both within the Guild, and across the industry as a whole. 2/2

The CDG are disappointed to note the wording on the ‘Milka Christmas’ Spotlight breakdown currently circulating on Twitter. Whilst this specific breakdown originates from a CD outside of the Guild, 1/2

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A Casting award will also be introduced to the British Academy Television Craft Awards in 2020, marking the first time BAFTA has simultaneously introduced a category.