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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Congratulations to @isabellaodoffin who has been recognised @theBBTAs in a special category ‘casting director recognition award’ 👏👏

UK pledges £500m insurance fund to jumpstart film and TV production https://t.co/2WEEjhYJEn

See the full list of nominations here... 2020 Emmy Nominations: Nominees For 72nd Annual Awards – Deadline #Emmys #casting #CDG https://t.co/XHjB0JbFS7

Thrilled to see so many of our brilliant members nominated for Emmys in today’s announcement: Suzanne Crowley & Gilly Poole for ‘Killing Eve’; @louisekiely for ‘Normal People; @VickiTCasting for ‘Unorthodox’ and Nina Gold and Robert Sterne for ‘The Crown’.

Congratulations to @DesHCasting for winning Scripted Casting for #TopBoy @BAFTA #VirginMediaBAFTAs  #BAFTATV 👏👏

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