The International Casting Directors Association (ICDA) was heavily involved in the Berlinale and EFP Shooting Stars programme this year. 41 of our members participated in events from 18th to 20th February in Berlin. Meet & Greet with Ukrainian Actors On 18th February, ICDA organised a speed-dating event for Ukrainian actors who are registered in the Continue reading
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The 2022 Semiramis Award for Excellence in Casting was presented at Torino Film Festival on 26th November. We would like to share a few impressions of the award ceremony itself, as well as the surrounding events with you below. On 25th November, the ICDN welcomed its members, as well as the 2022 Semiramis Award nominees Continue reading
TORINO, ITALY. The 2022 Semiramis Award for Excellence in Casting was presented at the prestigious Torino Film Festival on 26th November. The Award was handed out to Norwegian casting director Kjersti Paulsen for The Innocents by Eskil Vogt (2021). The film has already won numerous awards, including the Danish Film Awards (Robert) for Best Non-English Language Film and and Continue reading
As summer is coming to an end, we have rounded up our favourite news from the last few weeks for you. Have a peek below! On 1st September, some of our members attended the 2022 Emmys reception for casting, directing, writing and programming nominees in Los Angeles. It was so wonderful that they included casting Continue reading
The winners of Casting Society of America’s 37th annual Artios Awards were announced on 23rd March during a virtual ceremony. The event was hosted by Ghosts star Danielle Pinnock, and West Side Story ‘s Ariana DeBose and Steven Spielberg. CODA’s Troy Kotsur also made an appearance. Eight ICDN members were nominated across several categories, with Deborah Aquila winning the category “Studio Continue reading
TALLINN, ESTONIA. For the first time, the Semiramis Award for Excellence in Casting was announced as part of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event and Black Nights Film Festival subprogramme Black Nights Stars. The Award was handed out to researcher and BAFTA-winning casting director Lucy Pardee for Rocks by Sarah Gavron (2020). Lucy Pardee had already won a BAFTA, a BIFA 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