The CDA is an alliance of professional UK Casting Directors dedicated to upholding professional standards within the industry.


Announcing the Winners 2022

Casting Directors Association Awards 2022

In association with

Best Casting of a UK Commercial
Sponsored by

Stark Casting: “Sticking Together” Bisto

Best Casting of an International Commercial

Stark Casting: “#WeThe15” Paralympic Games

Best Casting of an Online Commercial

Sue Odell: “How One Crisis Has Caused Another” Frontline19

Best Street Casting

Lane Casting: “Know Yourself” CoppaFeel!

Best Casting Featuring Children
Sponsored by

Looks Like Me Casting: “Arrive Like You Mean It” George at Asda

Best Casting of a Charity/Public Awareness Commercial

Sue Odell: “It’s Not Called Getting Old” Alzheimer’s Society

Best Casting of All Other Media

Hannah Simons: “Birders” AXA

Best Casting of a Stills Campaign
Sponsored by

Nicci Topping: “It’s Who We Are” EastEnders Summer Campaign

Best Casting of a Music Promo

Camilla Arthur Casting: “19th Floor” Joy Crookes

Best Casting of a Campaign (3 or more Commercials)
Sponsored by

Ali Fearnley: “Bingo Like a Boss” Gala Bingo

Best Casting of a Short Film

Shakyra Dowling: “We’re Too Good For This” Dir: Missy Malek

Best Casting of a Feature Film

Shakyra Dowling: “Wolf” Dir: Nathalie Biancheri

The 6th Annual Casting Directors Association Awards in association with Spotlight took place on 16th September at The St Pancras Hotel. Thank you for celebrating the art of casting with us.
Special thanks must go to: 
Alice Levine for being such a wonderful host for the evening.
All the nominees, winners and CDA members for showcasing the wonderful and varied work of the Casting Director.
Spotlight, BMA Artists, Branded Talent, Mark Jermin Management and The DM Management for not only sponsoring this year’s awards but also for your on-going support and encouragement.
Our jury – Emma Dyson, Tigger Blaize, Simon Alveranga, David Stewart, Shion Hayasaka and Rachel Reiss for making some tough decisions.
The very generous agents and companies who donated such lovely gifts for the goody bags.
Daniel Barnett for your photos which truly capture the amazing atmosphere of the evening. Photos will be available to view on the CDA website very soon.
The team at The St Pancras Hotel for looking after us so well on the night.

The CDA Awards Committee and Board for all your hard work making the CDA Awards 2022 happen, and a big thank you to Ferga O’Neill, Kelly Clare-Margolis and Spotlight’s Jamie Ramsay for ensuring the Awards ran so smoothly.  
We look forward to seeing everyone next year for the CDA Awards 2023!