PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE NEW YORK CEREMONY OF CASTING SOCIETY OF AMERICA’S 34TH ANNUAL ARTIOS AWARDS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR
THE NEW YORK CEREMONY OF
CASTING SOCIETY OF AMERICA’S
34TH ANNUAL ARTIOS AWARDS
CEREMONIES HELD THURSDAY, JANUARY 31
IN NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES
New York, NY (January 25, 2019) – The Casting Society of America is thrilled to announce performers and presenters for the 34th Annual Artios Awards at Stage 48 in New York (605 West 48th Street). The ceremony is honoring Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond, who are receiving the Marion Dougherty New York Apple Award in recognition from the casting community to individuals who have made a special commitment to the New York entertainment industry through their collaboration with casting directors.
Hosted by Bridgett Everett, the evening’s line up of presenters will include Danielle Brooks, Rachel Brosnahan, Patricia Clarkson, Brian d’Arcy James, Edie Falco, Alessandro Nivola, Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto, Mj Rodriguez, Ari’el Stachel, and a few surprise guests.
At the Los Angeles ceremony, the Artios Awards will honor Laura Dern with the Lynn Stalmaster Award for Career Achievement. “Glee” casting directors Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer will be honored with the Hoyt Bowers Award, given for excellence in casting, honors the recipient’s body of work and their outstanding contribution to the casting profession. As a special tribute, this year the Artios Awards will honor, for the first time, the founders of Casting Society of America: acclaimed casting directors Mike Fenton, Joe Reich, and Al Onorato.
For more information, please visit www.castingsociety.com
ABOUT THE ARTIOS AWARDS
Presented annually, the Artios Awards are given to CSA members using the criteria of originality, creativity and contribution of casting to the overall quality of a project. Named for the Greek word meaning “perfectly fitted,” the Artios Awards were first given in 1985 to honor excellence in casting and the ceremony was held at the Crystal Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel, with 500 industry leaders in attendance. The New York awards were first given in 1988.
ABOUT THE CASTING SOCIETY OF AMERICA
The Casting Society of America (CSA) was founded in February of 1982 with the intention of establishing a recognized standard of professionalism in the casting field and providing its members with a support organization to further their goals and protect their common interests. CSA currently boasts more than 800 members. CSA casting directors and associates work around the world, with members based in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa. The CSA is a global resource for producers, directors and creative teams seeking casting professionals, while promoting the image of casting directors and associates worldwide, engaging in a number of charitable activities, and supporting its members by sharing important and helpful professional information. For more information on the Casting Society of America, please visit CastingSociety.com.
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