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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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We love our industry but it’s an unfortunate truth that not everyone upholds the same high standards we strive for. Here is a short thread of ways to report unacceptable behaviour or abuse

Interesting article about disability and film by @cathyreaywrites

Here are 5 things we celebrated this PRIDE MONTH, curated by the CDG EDI Group.

These are just few highlights, but there have been many more shows and processes that have been inclusive and/or progressive.

Happy Pride 2022 from the CDG!

#PrideMonth #Pride2022

Today we launch a new Code of Practice on self-tape and Zoom auditions for Commercials.
A collaboration between @EquityUK, @CDAssoc, @CPMAcoop & Personal Management Association https://www.equity.org.uk/media/6209/code-of-best-practice-for-self-tape-zoom-auditions-for-commercials.pdf

Wonderful to see @Sheridancasting on stage with the team at the #VirginMediaBAFTAs accepting the Best Drama Series award for In My Skin. Congratulations to you all!

Thank you @deaftalentcltv for creating a Deaf Awareness session for Casting Directors, their teams & those training on the NFTS Casting Course. The CDG will continue to make casting more accessible for Deaf and hard of hearing actors #DeafAwarenessWeek #DeafInclusion