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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 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

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

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Best Film Casting: @JinaJayCasting & @OliviaBrittain 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’; @kccasting 'Only You'; @RPEcasting ‘Rocketman'; @pryorandy & @Ri_McD 'Stan and Ollie' & @kccasting 'Wild Rose' #CDGAwards2020

Best Casting in a Commercial @ClaireCatterson , @KharmelCochrane , @Castingsasha, @JessicaRonane & @niccitopping for John Lewis 2018 Christmas ‘The Boy and the Piano’ & @MGCasting for McCain ‘Differences’ #CDGAwards2020 2/2

Best Casting in a Commercial: @Castingsasha for Amazon Echo ‘Bedtime Story’; @EmmaSCastingCDG for BBC ‘Wonderland’; @MGCasting for British Heart Foundation ‘Boy’; 1/2

Best TV Comedy Casting (@hamiltonhodell): Tracey Gillham 'After Life S1'; Fiona Weir, @alicesearby & Sarah Wilson 'Brassic'; Tracey Gillham 'Catastrophe S4'; @KVHendry & @alex_c_irwin 'Ghosts'; @laurendevans 'Sex Education' & @nickybligh 'Stath Lets Flats' #CDGAwards2020

Best Theatre Casting (@ITG_Ltd): Robert Sterne 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream'; @charliestarlie 'Death of a Salesman'; @StuartBCasting & @horancasting 'Pinter at the Pinter'; @isabellaodoffin 'Small Island'; Amy Ball 'Sweat' #CDGAwards2020

Best TV Drama Casting (@UnitedAgents): @KRJCastingLtd 'The Long Song’; @pryorandy & @Ri_McD 'Years and Years' #CDGAwards2020 2/2