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2018 Awards

Announcing the Winners

on May 11, 2018 in 2018 Awards


 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE CDA AWARDS 2018

Best Casting of an International Commercial

  • Leanne Flinn for Berlei “Womankind”

Best Casting of a UK Commercial

  • Anna Stark for Levi Jeans “Levis Circle”

Best Casting of an Online Commercial

  • Emma Ashton for Edeka “Eatkarus”

Best Street Casting of a Commercial

  • Leanne Flinn for Sport England “This Girl Can, Phenomenal Women”

Best Casting of a Short Film

  • Sue Odell for “His Wake”

Best Casting of a Music Video

  • ET Casting for Tom Walker  “Heartland”

Best Casting of Stills

  • Sue Odell for Barnardos “Believe in Me”

THANK YOU TO …

Everyone who came to the CDA Casting Awards 2018  – without you it would have been no fun at all!

The Nominees – we love your work, what a pity everyone couldn’t be a winner.

The Judges – thank you for supporting the CDA and thank you for making some tough decisions.

The Crypt of St Etheldreda’s – thank you to the team for making the evening so special.

Our sponsors, Spotlight, Casting Networks, BMA Artists, Black Cow Vodka – your help and support has been invaluable.

The CDA Awards Committee – great teamwork guys, and a special thanks to David Wade for organising us and keeping us on track!

CELEBRATING THE ART OF CASTING

Nominated Work 2018

on Mar 21, 2018 in 2018 Awards

 

NOMINATED WORK

 

An independent panel of industry experts are currently deliberating on the winners of the Casting Awards 2018.

The winners will be announced at the award ceremony, in London, on 3rd May.

 

Best Casting of a Short Film:

  • Emily Tilelli for “Sketch”
  • Shakrya Dowling for “Christmas Jumpers”
  • Sue Odell for “His Wake”

Best Casting of a Music Video:

  • Amanda Tabak for Sam Smith – “Last Song”
  • Camilla Arthur for Mount Kimbie – “Delta”
  • Emily Tilelli for Tom Walker – “Heartland”

Best Casting of Stills:

  • Camilla Arthur for Heist Studios “Silks and Hoola”
  • Chris Snode for Samsung “Wearables”
  • Sue Odell for Barnardos

Best Casting of an International Commercial:

  • Ali Fearnley for Vonage “Virtual Reality”
  • Amanda Tabak for Latex “Don’t Call Mom”
  • Leanne Flinn for Berlei “Womankind”

Best Casting of a UK Commercial:

  • Anna Stark for Levi Jeans “Levis Circle”
  • Brendan McNamara for Samsung “Giving is a Gift to be Shared”
  • Claire Toeman for Huawei P10 “Your Face Tells a Story”

Best Casting of an Online Commercial:

  • Ali Fearnley for Capital One “Spring Quick Check”
  • Emma Ashton for Edeka “Eatarus”
  • Maddy Hinton for Mooncup “Period Drama”

Best Street Casting of a Commercial:

  • Anna Stark for Sainsburys “Every Bit of Christmas”
  • Emily Tilelli for Pampers “Little Fighters”
  • Leanne Flinn for Sport England “This Girl Can, Phenomenal Women”

Press Coverage

on Mar 21, 2018 in 2018 Awards

Meet the Sponsors

on Mar 21, 2018 in 2018 Awards

 

The CDA would like to thank our sponsors for their generosity and support

 

Spotlight connects professional performers with casting opportunities around the world. Performers on Spotlight are recognised by agents and casting professionals as the most talented in the industry. That’s why Spotlight is used every day by casting directors looking to find the best performers for their projects, whether they’re casting the latest blockbuster, a new commercial, the next touring theatre production or an eagerly-anticipated television drama series.

 

Casting Networks, Inc. is a software company dedicated to providing business solutions for entertainment professionals. By creating tools for communication, scheduling, media management, marketing, career development, and talent scouting, we are streamlining some of the most complex processes facing the industry and creating an environment that will make it easier for these professionals to find work and get their jobs done.

 

BMA ARTISTS  is an acting & artists agency that creates opportunities – working with casting directors, film directors, producers and creative agencies to put BMA actors in the frame for roles across all the genres – film, TV, stage, theatre, radio and commercials.

 

The CDA is a non-profit making organisation.

Announcing the Awards

on Mar 21, 2018 in 2018 Awards

 

CELEBRATING THE ART OF CASTING

 

Following the great success of the our inaugural awards last year we are delighted to announce the CDA AWARDS 2018 will take place on 3rd May, in London.

The CDA Awards 2018 showcases the work of the Casting Director and is open to all CDA members.

A jury of industry experts will select the winners in categories encompassing commercials, film and music videos. The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on 3rd May, which will be hosted by comedian and writer Shappi Khorsandi.

Sitting on the jury this year are: Claire Beale (Global Editor in Chief for Campaign); Steve Davies (Chief Executive of APA); Simon Evans (Theatre Director); Robert Glenister (Actor); Andy Levine (Head of Production at Stink Film); Tom Oxley (Photographer); Christine Payne (General Secretary of Equity).