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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.

Nominations announced for the CDG Casting Awards 2021

Nominations announced for the CDG Casting Awards 2021

Nominations announced for the CDG Casting Awards 2021 Online ceremony: Tuesday 16 February 2021   The Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG) in partnership with Spotlight is pleased to announce nominations for the 2021 CDG Casting Awards, which will take place during an online ceremony on Tuesday… Read More

Working with Casting Directors – A Spotlight YouTube Video

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

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

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Best Casting in a Commercial: @Castingsasha for ‘Amazon Alexa (Before Alexa)’; @EmmaSCastingCDG for Barnardos ‘Believe in Me - Anxiety’; @KharmelCochrane @MGCasting for Department of Education ‘Every Lesson Shapes a Life 2’ 1/2

Best Theatre Casting: @JessicaRonane @MrChrisWorrall ‘A Very Expensive Poison’; @StuartBCasting ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’; @charliestarlie 'Fairview’; @annacoopercdg ‘Teenage Dick’ @isabellaodoffin 'Three Sisters’ #CDGAwards2021

Best MT Casting: @StuartBCasting ‘& Juliet’; @JGreenCasting @amy_bea @heidi_lawry & Nicholas Hockaday ‘Dear Evan Hansen’; @JessicaRonane @AbbyRoseGalvin ‘Girl from the North Country’; Paul Wooller & @FelicityChilver ‘Mary Poppins’ Jim Arnold ‘The Prince of Egypt’; #CDGAwards2021

Hannah Miller & Barbara Robert’s ‘The Boy in the Dress’; @JackPug72 ‘The Last King of Scotland’ #CDGAwards2021 2/2

Best Casting in Regional Theatre @JessicaRonane @AbbyRoseGalvin ‘A Monster Calls’; @MattDewsbury ‘King John/A Museum in Baghdad/The Whip’; @charliestarlie ‘Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads’; 1/2

Best Film Casting: @JessicaRonane @MrChrisWorrall ‘Emma’; @DesHCasting ‘Jojo Rabbit’; @FWCASTING @alicesearby & Sarah Wilson ‘Judy’; @KharmelCochrane ‘The Lighthouse’; @scrowecasting & Xanthe Spencer Davidson ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’; #CDGAwards2021