The 94th Academy Awards took place in Los Angeles on 27th March 2022, and, excitedly, numerous films cast by ICDN members were nominated in various categories and three managed to win Oscars. Congratulations to Avy Kaufman, who cast KING RICHARD. The Oscar for Actor in a Leading Role went to Will Smith for his portrayal of Richard Continue reading
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The 94th Academy Awards are set to take place in Los Angeles on 27th March 2022, and, excitedly, five films cast by ICDN members have been nominated in various categories. Unfortunately, there is still no Oscar for Best Casting, but the ICDN remains hopeful that this will change going forward: KING RICHARD (Best Picture, Actor Continue reading
Kayleigh Donaldson of the entertainment and gaming website IGN recently took a deep-dive into the mysterious lack of an Academy Award for casting directors, the only department heads credited in the main titles of a film who remain excluded from the festivities. Her article features quotes from ICDN Honorary Member Debbie McWilliams and Executive Board Continue reading
The profession of casting director is recognised today thanks to the hard work of passionate, talented people. We are happy to share with you some of their stories, thoughts and experiences. The first in our series of interviews is with UK casting legend Debbie McWilliams, Honorary Member and one of the founders of the International Continue reading