"Into the Woods," "Pride," "Birdman" and More Nominated for Artios Awards

News   "Into the Woods," "Pride," "Birdman" and More Nominated for Artios Awards
The musical movie "Into the Woods," the drama "Birdman" and the historical film "Pride" are among nominees for the 30th Annual Artios Awards, which honor casting across film, television, theatre and new media.

Held Jan. 22 the awards will be presented in Los Angeles, CA, and New York, NY, simultaneously. Patton Oswalt will host in Los Angeles, and Michael Urie will host in New York.

"The 30th Annual Artios Awards is a huge milestone for us and we couldn't be happier to have Patton in Los Angeles and Michael in New York doing the honors. We're lucky to have them both. They're successful in so many areas — film, television, theater; qualities shared by hosts and nominees alike," Richard Hicks, president of the Casting Society of America, said in a previous statement.

Oswalt is a three-time Grammy nominee. His TV credits include "The Goldbergs," "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "The Heart, She Holler," among others. Urie's TV credits include "Ugly Betty, "Submissions Only" and "Partners." He recently appeared on Broadway in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and is currently touring in Buyer and Cellar.

As previously reported, the CSA will present Richard Linklater ("Boyhood") with the Career Achievement Award, Rob Marshall ("Into the Woods") with the New York Apple Award and Ellen Lewis ("The Wolf of Wall Street") with the Hoyt Bowers Award.

Feature Film nominees include: Big Budget Comedy
"Guardians of the Galaxy" – Sarah Finn, Reg Poerscout-Edgerton, Tamara Hunter (Associate)
"Into The Woods" – Francine Maisler, Bernard Telsey, Tiffany Little Canfield
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" – Rachel Tenner, Charlene Lee (Associate), Bess Fifer (Associate)
"This is Where I Leave You" – Cindy Tolan, Adam Caldwell (Associate)
"We’re the Millers" – Lisa Beach, Sarah Katzman, Lisa Mae Fincannon (Location Casting), Jeremy Gordon (Associate), Beth Lipari (Associate), Dana Salerno (Associate)
"The Wolf of Wall Street" – Ellen Lewis

Big Budget Drama
"12 Years a Slave" – Francine Maisler, Meagan Lewis (Location Casting), Melissa Kostenbauder (Associate)
"American Hustle" – Mary Vernieu, Lindsay Graham, Angela Peri (Location Casting)
"Captain Phillips" – Francine Maisler, Donna M. Belajac (Location Casting)
"Foxcatcher" – Jeanne McCarthy, Rori Bergman (Location Casting), Donna M. Belajac (Location Casting), Matthew Maisto (Associate)
"Gone Girl" – Laray Mayfield, Annie Hamilton (Location Casting)
"Selma" – Aisha Coley, Robyn Owen (Associate)

Studio or Independent Comedy
"Big Eyes" – Jeanne McCarthy, Nicole Abellera, Coreen Mayrs (Location Casting), Heike Brandstatter (Location Casting)
"Chef" – Sarah Finn, Tamara Hunter (Associate)
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" – Douglas Aibel, Jina Jay, Henry Russell Bergstein (Associate)
"Pride" – Fiona Weir
"St. Vincent" – Laura Rosenthal
"Top Five" – Victoria Thomas, Matthew Maisto (Associate)

Studio or Independent Drama
"Birdman" – Francine Maisler
"Blue Jasmine" – Juliet Taylor, Patricia DiCerto, Nina Henninger (Location Casting)
"Dallas Buyers Club" – Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee, Rich Delia, Tracy Kilpatrick (Location Casting), Allison Estrin (Associate)
"Inside Llewyn Davis" – Ellen Chenoweth, Amelia McCarthy (Associate)
"The Theory of Everything" – Nina Gold
"Whiplash" – Terri Taylor

Low Budget Comedy
"Adult World" – Jennifer Euston
"Believe Me" – JC Cantu, Beth Sepko (Location Casting)
"Dear White People" – Kim Taylor-Coleman
"The Double" – Douglas Aibel, Henry Russell Bergstein (Associate)
"Space Station 76" – Eric Souliere
"Two Night Stand" – Angela Demo, Julie Schubert (Location Casting)

Low Budget Drama
"Boyhood" – Beth Sepko
"Cake" – Mary Vernieu, Lindsay Graham
"Camp X-Ray" – Richard Hicks
"Lonely Boy" – Howard Meltzer
"Short Term 12" – Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee, Rich Delia, Allison Estrin (Associate)
"The Spectacular Now" – Angela Demo, Tracy Kilpatrick (Location Casting)

"Big Hero 6" – Jamie Sparer Roberts
"The Book of Life" – Christian Kaplan
"Frozen" – Jamie Sparer Roberts
"Monsters University" – Kevin Reher, Natalie Lyon
"Planes" – Jason Henkel
"Rio 2" – Christian Kaplan

The Casting Society of America (CSA) was founded in February 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.

Visit CastingSociety.com for more information.

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