Tag: casting news

  • BAFTA TV Awards 2024 – Nominations Revealed

    BAFTA TV Awards 2024 – Nominations Revealed

    ‘The Crown’ and ‘Black Mirror: Demon 79’ lead nominees for the BAFTA TV Awards 2024. The nominations for the BAFTA Television Awards with P&O Cruises and the BAFTA Television Craft Awards have now been announced. The awards, which celebrate the best in the TV of 2023, see Netflix’s series The Crown and Black Mirror episode…

  • 2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards – Winners Announced

    2024 Screen Actors Guild Awards – Winners Announced

    Christopher Nolan’s historical epic ‘Oppenheimer’ picks up three major awards, while ‘The Bear’ and ‘Succession’ share big TV wins. After a challenging year of strikes, the Screen Actors Guild gathered in Hollywood on Saturday, 24th February, to celebrate the outstanding performances from the last 12 months. For the first time ever this year, the SAG…

  • The CDG Awards 2024 Winners

    The CDG Awards 2024 Winners

    Louise Kiely for ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ and Kharmel Cochrane for ‘Rye Lane’ among the prizes at the ceremony. The Casting Directors’ Guild is delighted to announce the 2024 CDG Casting Awards winners. Now in its sixth year, the CDG Casting Awards celebrate the incredible work achieved by casting teams across film, television, theatre, commercials…

  • EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer and Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things lead the pack of winners at this year’s British Academy Film Awards, hosted by David Tennant. The biggest event in the British film calendar took place at London’s Royal Festival Hall on Sunday night, celebrating the best in international and British cinema. Stars from all over the…

  • What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Winter 2024

    What’s Filming in the UK and Ireland – Winter 2024

    In the wake of the festive period, these are eight exciting productions taking place around the UK and Ireland to look forward to. 2024 is shaping up to be an exciting year for film and television. With blockbusters like Dune: Part Two and Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire getting ready to fill cinemas and Masters of the…

  • The Oscars Announce New Casting Award – Finally!

    The Oscars Announce New Casting Award – Finally!

    Achievement in Casting Award to be added to the 98th Academy Awards to recognise the work of casting directors.  Casting directors are one of the most integral roles in any production. Just think of all the iconic characters played by iconic actors that we’d never have if a casting director hadn’t recognised their talent and…

  • The Oscars 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The Oscars 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The Oscar nominees 2024 are revealed, with ‘Oppenheimer’ leading the pack with 13 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director and Lead Actor.   Presented by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences, the 96th annual Academy Awards are just around the corner, taking place on March 10 at the world famous Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Returning…

  • EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    EE BAFTA Film Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The nominees of the BAFTA Film Awards 2024 are revealed, with ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Poor Things’ leading with 13 and 11 nominations each. On Sunday 18 February, the Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall will play host to the biggest night in the British film calendar, welcoming both British and international stars as they gather for the…

  • SAG Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    SAG Awards 2024 – Nominations Announced

    The nominees for the 30th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards include ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’ with four nominations each, and five for HBO’s ‘Succession’.  2023 saw SAG-AFTRA members take part in the longest ever industry strike, with demands of pay equality and protection from advancing AI technology. For 118 days, the film and television industry was…

  • My Casting Story: Karl Queensborough in ‘Hamilton’ on the West End

    My Casting Story: Karl Queensborough in ‘Hamilton’ on the West End

    Performer Karl Queensborough tells us about playing the lead in ‘Hamilton’ and offers advice for actors hoping to appear in the West End. Spotlight member Karl Queensborough has appeared in various productions, but most notably he played the lead role of ‘Alexander Hamilton’ in the worldwide phenomenon Hamilton on the West End. We got the…