Tag: film

  • Casting Young Performers in ‘Matilda the Musical’

    Casting Young Performers in ‘Matilda the Musical’

    Tips from casting directors Lucy Bevan and Emily Brockmann on self-taping and their experience casting young performers in the ‘Matilda the Musical’ film. In the fantastical world of film, it’s the casting director’s job to find the right actors to bring stories to life on the big screen. This task is especially important when the…

  • Actors Talk About Their Favourite Roles

    Actors Talk About Their Favourite Roles

    Actors from ‘Wonka’, ‘Happy Valley’ and ‘Harlots’ tell us about their favourite roles from their acting careers. As actors, there are many factors that contribute to your overall professional experience when working on a production. While landing a role and having your talent acknowledged will always be considered a success, it’s the external elements that…

  • Top 7 Easter Eggs to Look Out for in Films

    Top 7 Easter Eggs to Look Out for in Films

    From Pixar and Marvel to ‘Barbie’ and ‘Star Trek’, here are our favourite hidden references to find in films. As April nears, a lot of people will hear the phrase ‘Easter egg’ and think of an oval chocolate shell wrapped in colourful foil. However, in the context of the entertainment industry, an Easter egg means…

  • Oscars 2024 Winners Announced

    Oscars 2024 Winners Announced

    Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’ leads the pack with seven wins at the 96th annual Academy Awards, including Best Picture. The winners of the Oscars 2024 have now been announced at a spectacular ceremony in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre. Jimmy Kimmel was invited back for the 4th time to present the Academy Awards and opened…

  • Artios Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    Artios Awards 2024 – Winners Announced

    ‘Barbie’, ‘The Bear’ and ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ among winners at Artios Awards 2024. The winners of the 39th Artios Awards have now been announced. The awards, which are presented by Spotlight and the Casting Society of America (CSA), saw a range of casting directors celebrated for their work in film, television, theatre and…

  • 10 Films to Watch on International Women’s Day

    10 Films to Watch on International Women’s Day

    10 British films from female filmmakers to watch this International Women’s Day. From comedies to real-life dramas and biopics of world-famous musicians, we’ve compiled a list of 10 British films directed by women to mark International Women’s Day 2024: 1. ‘How to Have Sex’ (2023) Nominated for three BAFTA awards this year, Molly Manning Walker’s…

  • 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…

  • Spotlight and Filmmakers Announce New Partnership

    Spotlight and Filmmakers Announce New Partnership

    The Agreement Will Provide New Opportunities for Members Across Europe In a landmark initiative to connect the performing arts across Europe, Spotlight and Filmmakers Europe, the pre-eminent casting platform in the EU, have announced an official partnership. A new cross-platform integration will enable actors to gain a wider visibility amongst the leading casting professionals across…

  • 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…