Dates Announced for Annual Casting Guild of Australia Awards Ceremony

The annual Casting Guild of Australia (CGA) Awards Ceremony is moving to Sydney this year, with the prestigious invite only event to be held at Establishment Hotel on Friday 24 November. Nominees for the awards are set to be announced early-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 2023 CGA Rising Stars will also be announced early-November with recipients set to be interviewed by some of Australia’s top casting directors on CGA’s social pages in the lead up to the official presentation on November 24.

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