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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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📢📢If you have applied for the CDG BHM General-a-thon, our team will have emailed you saying whether you've been allocated a general or are on the waiting list.

If you have not received anything yet, please check your junk mail and then *confirm your slot*. 📢📢

Please share! The CDG is thrilled to announce our new Casting Internship. This is a Positive Action scheme open to under-represented groups. For full details and how to apply please visit: https://creativeaccess.org.uk/opportunity-details/?the-casting-directors%27-guild-trainee-casting-assistant&id=3887

Thank you to all the actors who have signed up for the CDG 24 hours of Meet and Greets for #BlackHistoryMonth

We have had a huge number of actors apply, so we will be in contact with further details as soon as we can.

📢The @CDGNews #BHM 24hr General-A-Thon Registration is now OPEN!📢
➡️Register your interest HERE: https://form.jotform.com/212772509624054

#BlackHistoryMonth #CDG #BHM

⚠️.CASTING WARNING ⚠️

Equity is aware of a film production asking performers to submit nude audition tapes.

If you are approached by a production going by either 'The Power' or 'Lone Viking' and asked for nude tapes, do not engage and instead report the incident to Equity ASAP.

📢📢Calling all Black and Mixed-Black heritage actors!📢📢 In honour of #BlackHistoryMonth, @CDGNews are hosting a 24 hour General-A-Thon over 2 days! Get a one-to-one zoom with a surprise CDG member.

Sign up opens 10am Fri 15th Oct

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