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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The theatre world has long paved the way for inclusivity in the arts. Continuing our #DisabilityHistoryMonth posts we’re celebrating some of the wonderful companies & artists on our stages.The below are just a few among the vast amount of talent out there-plz keep tagging others!

Thrilled for CDG member #NinaGold, who was honoured with the Outstanding Achievement award at tonight's @RTS_Media awards 🍾🥂

Congratulations to @SBaigCasting, @LaylaMWolf and #YokoNarahashi for winning the @RTS_media award for Best Casting for the beautiful and epic #GiriHaji.
Congrats also to @AmyHubCast and @KVHendry for their nominations.