Bernard Telsey, Michelle and Robert King and Danny Boyle Will Be Honored at 31st Annual Artios Awards

News   Bernard Telsey, Michelle and Robert King and Danny Boyle Will Be Honored at 31st Annual Artios Awards The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced that Bernard Telsey, Michelle and Robert King and Danny Boyle will be honored at the 31st annual Artios Awards, which celebrate excellence in casting for television, theatre, web series and short film.

Winners will be announced Jan. 21, 2016. The Artios Awards feature bicoastal ceremonies in Los Angles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, and in New York at the Hard Rock Café.

Danny Boyle will be honored with the Artios Career Achievement Award "in recognition of his contributions to film and television, and for his longstanding creative collaborations with some of the pre-eminent casting directors working today."

Husband and wife writing duo Michelle and Robert King will accept the New York Apple Award, "recognizing individuals who have made special contributions to the New York entertainment industry through their collaboration with casting directors."

Casting director Bernard Telsey will receive the Hoyt Bowers Award, "honoring esteemed casting professionals who have elevated the casting profession by embodying the unique spirit, ideals and creativity of famed casting director, Hoyt Bowers."

The Artios awards are given annually to CSA members for originality, creativity and contribution of casting to the overall quality of a project. They are named for the Greek word meaning "perfectly fitted."

Richard Hicks, president of the Casting Society of America, said in a statement, "We’re thrilled to honor Danny Boyle, Michelle and Robert King, and Bernard Telsey at the 2016 Artios Awards. What’s most impressive with this year’s list of honorees is the sheer scope of their contributions to the entertainment industry. Across Film, Television and Theatre, they’ve shown us that a career full of quality work is possible, with their deep understanding and commitment to the craft of casting."

To view the Artios Award nominees, click here.

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