2020 CDG Award Sponsors

The UK’s top Casting Directors were honoured on, Tuesday 11 February 2020, at the second CDG Casting Awards presented in partnership with Spotlight. Held at Ham Yard Hotel, London and attended by leading casting directors, actors, producers and directors from across the entertainment industry. This new event was the second UK Awards ceremony to celebrate the significant achievements of casting in the fields of Theatre, TV, Film and Commercials.

Casting Director Victor Jenkins, Chair of the CDG Board and Awards Committee commented: “After an excellent year for Awards for Casting Directors, we are so pleased to have hosted the 2nd Annual CDG Awards, and are delighted by the growing recognition of our craft beyond our own walls. Congratulations to all of the Winners and nominees this year, and also to the first recipient of the BAFTA for Best Casting in a Film. We look forward to seeing the results of the first TV Casting BAFTA in May.”

Event Partner


Founded in 1927, Spotlight is a global casting platform of over 65,000 professional performers, and is used by casting professionals daily to cast hundreds of roles across stage, film and television. Spotlight aims to improve industry standards and practice, help nurture talent from all routes into the industry and raise awareness of issues within the industry such as inclusivity and equality.

The CDG would also like to personally thank the following Spotlight staff who have given so much to help these awards be a success

Jamie Ramsay and Pippa Harrison for event and project management

Nicholas Peel and Christina Care for video production

Emily Moran and Kelly Davis for Social Media

Headline Sponsor

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Established in 2006, IAG burst onto the scene with extraordinary slate of diverse talent. Claiming leading roles in major Theatre, Film and Television productions cementing itself as one of the leading agencies in the industry.

Clients include John Boyega, Letitia Wright and Ella Balinska.

2020 CDG Award Sponsors


Best Casting in a Theatre production sponsored by Independent Talent Group

LW Theatres

Best Casting in Musical Theatre sponsored by LW Theatres


Best Casting in a TV Drama sponsored by United Agents

Hamilton Hodell

Best Casting in a TV Comedy sponsored by Hamilton Hodell

EON Productions

Best Casting in a Film Sponsored by Eon Productions

2020 CDG Award Supporters

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Joe and Seph’s Popcorn

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Thank you to Frimdale hotel for donating RIKRAK products

Thank you

CDG Video Participation – Shaheen Baig, Jina Jay, Sonia Allam, Ri McDaid-Wren, Shaniqua Okwok and Neena Shea (ProFile)

Award Designer – Dominic McHenry

PR – Francesca Maguire

Photography – Scarlet Page and Nick Stevens

Branded biscuits – Biscuit Wishes

CDG Social Media – Sophie Parrott, Andy Brierley and Sam Stevenson

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