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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.

The Casting Directors’ Guild announces new committee members, and the formalisation of an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion group

The Casting Directors’ Guild announces new committee members, and the formalisation of an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion group

The Casting Directors’ Guild announces new committee members, and the formalisation of an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion group The Casting Directors’ Guild is delighted to announce two new committee members, Jane Anderson and Stuart Burt, and the formalisation of an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI)… Read More

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

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Thrilled for CDG members Theo Park (@TPcasting), Olivia Scott-Webb (@OSWCasting) & Robert Sterne for their @TheEmmys' wins last night. #CastingBy #Emmys #Emmys2021 🎉🎉🎉

Huge thanks to Deepa Shastri @Deepgiggles & UK Deaf Talent Collective @deaftcollective for a wonderful Deaf Awareness Training session with members of our EDI Group. We look forward to rolling this training out to more CDG members soon! (And thanks to @SpotlightUK for hosting!)

An important survey created by @DiverseSquadPMA and supported by the CDG & the CDG EDI group https://variety.com/2021/tv/global/uk-casting-audition-racism-stereotypes-1235047282/

Today we launch a new Code of Practice on self-tape and Zoom auditions.
A collaboration between @CDGNews, @EquityUK, Personal Management Association & Cooperative Personal Management Association https://www.thecdg.co.uk/downloads/Self-Tape-Code-of-Practice.pdf

Many congratulations to CDG members @TPcasting (Ted Lasso) @KVHendry (Bridgerton) @JHCasting (I May Destroy You) Olivia Scott Webb* (Queens Gambit) & Robert Sterne (The Crown) for their nominations in this years @TheEmmys 👏

Really pleased to share this fantastic resource. Thanks @Equity_DDMC & @131Jj 🙌