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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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Huge congrats to the winners at last week's #ArtiosAwards, including CDG members @NancyBishopCast, @LouiseKiely (co-casting with @TheKarenScully) & #RoseWicksteed (co-casting with @DixieChassay). Special congrats to @SuzanneSmithCDG who was honoured with the #CapelierShaw award.

Fantastic to see Casting Directors being celebrated at last night’s #EEBAFTAs and huge congratulations to Lucy Pardee, who won Best Casting.

Best of luck to all the nominees in this weekends @BAFTA film awards particular mention to @sbaigcasting for her nomination in the ‘Best Casting’ category of #CalmWithHorses #EEBAFTAs

Actors advised to set nudity boundaries before filming - @BBCNews covers new safety guides from TIME'S UP for people working in entertainment: https://t.co/1iOc7kwlT8 @IntimacyOnSet @BFI @bectu @SpotlightUK @Directors_UK @CDGNews

#TransDayOfVisibility #TransIsBeautiful (Image c/o BlackTransFoundation on ig)

Happy Sign Language Week! 🙌
In this week’s video, Aimee is teaching us the best ways to communicate with a deaf actor on set 😎