Tuesday, 3 January 2017


The Casting Society of America has announced nominations for its 2016 Artios Awards, the 32nd edition of these awards. Among them are three already-announced special awards, including one for Annette Bening, whose 20th Century Women is nominated in Studio or Independent - Comedy. Winners will be revealed at the CSA's dual ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles on the 19th of January.

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Drama
Kerry Barden, Joey Montenarello, Adam Richards and Paul Schnee (The Girl on the Train)
Jackie Burch, Bonnie Grisan and Victoria Thomas (Hidden Figures)
Jim Carnahan and Fiona Weir (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)
Francine Maisler (Nocturnal Animals)
Francine Maisler and Lucie Robitaille (Arrival)

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Big Budget Comedy
Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood (La La Land)
Jo Edna Boldin, Tiffany Little Canfield, Marie A. K. McMaster, Bernard Telsey and Conrad Woolfe (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot)
Ellen Chenoweth and Susanne Scheel (Hail, Caesar!)
Corinne Clark, Ronna Kress and Jennifer Page (Deadpool)
Melissa Pryor and David Rubin (Rules Don't Apply)

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent - Drama
Douglas Aibel, Henry Russell Bergstein and Carolyn Pickman (Manchester by the Sea)
Erica Arvold, Anne N. Chapman, Michelle Kelly and Francine Maisler (Loving)
Lindsay Graham, Jessica Kelly and Mary Vernieu (Jackie)
Jeanne McCarthy, Angelique Midthunder and Amey Rene (Captain Fantastic)
Kirsty McGregor (Lion)

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Studio or Independent - Comedy
Mark Bennett and Laura Rosenthal (20th Century Women)
Jo Edna Boldin, Richard Hicks, Marie A. K. McMaster and Chris Redondo (Hell or High Water)
Heike Brandstatter, Melissa Kostenbauder and Coreen Mayrs (The Edge of Seventeen)
Patricia DiCerto, Meghan Rafferty and Juliet Taylor (Cafe Society)
Meagan Lewis and Cathy Sandrich Gelfond (Bad Moms)

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Low Budget - Comedy or Drama
Douglas Aibel, Blair Foster, Stephanie Holbrook and Tracy Kilpatrick (Christine)
Sunday Boling and Meg Morman (Hello, My Name Is Doris)
Jessica Daniels (White Girl)
D. Lynn Meyers and Susan Shopmaker (Goat)
Yesi Ramirez (Moonlight)

Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Animation
Sarah Halley Finn and Tamara Hunter (The Jungle Book)
Sarah Halley Finn and Tamara Hunter (The Little Prince)
Natalie Lyon and Kevin Reher (Finding Dory)
Jamie Sparer Roberts (Zootopia)
Jamie Sparer Roberts and Rachel Sutton (Moana)

Hoyt Bowers Award
Nina Gold

Marion Dougherty New York Apple Award
The Public Theater

Lynn Stalmaster Award for Career Achievement
Annette Bening