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.

Statement from the Casting Directors’ Guild Committee

Statement from the Casting Directors’ Guild Committee

The Casting Directors’ Guild committee calls on the UK’s television and film industry, in light of COVID-19, to safeguard the future of UK theatre and theatre makers. The talent fostered in theatres throughout Great Britain and Ireland is envied around the world and is endlessly… Read More

Nominations announced for the 2nd CDG Casting Awards

Nominations announced for the 2nd CDG Casting Awards

The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG) in partnership with Spotlight is pleased to announce the nominations for its second CDG Casting Awards, which will take place on Tuesday 11 February 2020 at Ham Yard Hotel London. This year’s event will feature six award categories: Best Theatre,… Read More

Working with Casting Directors – A Spotlight YouTube Video

David Morrissey, Naomi Ackie, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Daniel Mays, Daniel Monks and Jonah Hauer-King speak to Spotlight about how casting directors have helped their careers and why it’s important that they are recognised for their work. Visit https://www.spotlight.com/news for more advice and tips about the casting… Read More

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Huge congratulations to CDG member @IsabellaOdoffin who will be recognised for her work in #casting at this evening’s #BlackBritishTheatreAwards (@theBBTAs). And here’s to the #castingdirectors of all the nominated shows 🥂

These CDG members may not be eligible to win an #OlivierAwards statue YET, but let’s acknowledge and celebrate the brilliant work done by the following #castingdirectors in this year’s @OlivierAwards nominated shows 👏👏👏

Today at 4pm CDG members @AishaCasting & @HeatherBCasting will be live on their Instagrams chatting about their experiences of representation growing up and how that lead to and influences their casting careers now. #BlackHistoryMonth   #RepresentationMatters #Casting

This Thurs 22nd at 4pm CDG members @AishaCasting & @HeatherBCasting will be on Instagram live chatting about their experiences of representation growing up and how that lead to and influences their casting careers now. #BlackHistoryMonth #RepresentationMatters

Sharing a few pics of the Shoot Day & here’s the Full Interview link https://t.co/5EqQMFXhqI @theBBTAs @CDGNews @HeatherBCasting @BlackApronEnt

Omar F Okai (co-director of the upcoming @theBBTAs) joins the CDG in celebrating Black British artists in the theatre, television and film industry during #BlackHistoryMonth (interviewer @HeatherBCasting, filmed by @BlackApronEnt) Full video: https://t.co/Lnuz5xhkAZ