Dates Finally Announced for the Annual Casting Guild of Australia Awards Ceremony

2019 CGA Awards_L-R_Nathan LLoyd, Mel Mackinstosh, Angela Heesom, Thea McLeod, Janine Snape, David Newman, Kirsty McGregor, and Annie Murtagh-Monks

After two years of virtual presentations, the Casting Guild of Australia (CGA) is set to return to hosting its annual industry awards in-person. The awards ceremony will this year be held at Holding Redlich Melbourne on December 2, with nominees announced mid-November.

Launched in 2015, the CGA Awards is the only casting awards ceremony in the southern hemisphere that celebrates and recognises casting across all mediums including film, television, advertising, theatre and online content. The annual Awards Ceremony seeks to acknowledge and support the critical role casting directors play in bringing together great casting opportunities both on a national and international stage.


  • Best Casting in A Feature Film
  • Best Casting in a Short Film
  • Best Casting in a TV Comedy
  • Best Casting in a TV Drama 
  • Best Casting in a Telemovie & Miniseries
  • Achievement in Casting
  • Best Casting in a Theatre Production
  • Best Casting in a TVC – Community
  • Best Casting in a TVC

The 2022 CGA Rising Stars will also be announced mid-November, with Australia’s top casting directors set to interview each of the recipients on CGA’s social pages in the lead-up to the official presentation on December 2.

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