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


Announcing the Winners

Casting Directors Association Awards 2021

Best Casting of a Commercial for UK or Ireland
Sue Odell: “Donate Your Words” Cadburys & Age UK

Best Casting of an International Commercial
Leanne Flinn: “The Great Meal” Coca-Cola

Best Casting of an Online Commercial
Hannah Birkett Casting: “Snake” SetApp

Best Street Casting
Leanne Flinn: “This Girl Can” Sport England

Best Casting Featuring Children
Sue Odell: “Round Are Way” Co-Op

Best Casting of a Charity/Public Awareness Commercial
Thomas Adams: “Heated Conversation (That’s Not Me)” Create Not Hate

Best Casting of a Creative Media Project
Leanne Flinn: “House Hack” Whatifi App

Best Casting of a Stills Campaign
Sue Odell: “Fingerlickin’ Good” KFC

Best Casting of a Short Film
Shakyra Dowling: “Ernie” Dir: Ray Panthaki

Best Casting of a Film and Drama
ET Casting: “Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break” Dir: Nick Gillespie