‘House of Gucci,’ ‘The French Dispatch,’ Zola’ among 37th Casting Society of America (CSA) Artios Awards nominees
The Casting Society of America (CSA) today announced the film nominees for the 37th Artios Awards, which honor the contribution of Casting Directors to film, television and theatre.
Among the nominees for feature film dramas, which are split between big budget and independent films, include House of Gucci, King Richard, The Power of the Dog, CODA, Belfast and The Hand of God. For comedies we have Cruella, The French Dispatch, The Tender Bar and Zola.
In low budget and micro budget categories, which combine drama and comedy, we have Shiva Baby, The Humans, The Novice and Swan Song (the one starring Udo Kier) among the nominees. On the flip side, the group’s Zeitgeist Award houses blockbuster sci-fi films like The Matrix Resurrections, Spider-Man: No Way Home, The Tomorrow War and Venom: Let There Be Carnage.
For animated films the nominees are: Encanto, Luca, The Mitchells vs. the Machines, Raya and the Last Dragon and Vivo.
The CSA nominations for television, theatre and more were previously announced, including A Black Lady Sketch Show, Bridgerton, The Kominsky Method and The Queen’s Gambit, and can be found here.
Since 1985, the Artios Awards have honored Casting Directors in more than 20 different categories encompassing film, television and theatre. In addition, special honorees are selected for their contributions to the craft. Nominees and winners are voted on by members of the Casting Society of America.
Last year’s winners included The Trial of the Chicago 7, Minari, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, The 40-Year Old Version and Soul.
The winners will be revealed on Thursday, March 17, 2022 in a virtual ceremony. Here is the full list of nominees.
BIG BUDGET – DRAMA
- HOUSE OF GUCCI – Kate Rhodes-James
- KING RICHARD – Rich Delia, Avy Kaufman, Adam Richards (Associate), Scotty Anderson (Associate)
- THE POWER OF THE DOG – Nikki Barrett, Carmen Cuba, Nina Gold, Martin Ware (Associate)
- TICK, TICK…BOOM! – Bernard Telsey, Kristian Charbonier
- WEST SIDE STORY – Cindy Tolan, Nicholas Petrovich (Associate)
BIG BUDGET – COMEDY
- CRUELLA – Mary Vernieu, Lucy Bevan, Bret Howe (Associate), Emily Brockmann (Associate), Olivia Grant (Associate)
- DON’T LOOK UP – Francine Maisler, Kathy Driscoll-Mohler (Additional Casting), Carolyn Pickman (Location Casting), Matt Bouldry (Location Casting), Kyle Crand (Location Casting), Molly Rose (Associate)
- THE FRENCH DISPATCH – Douglas Aibel, Matthew Glasner (Associate)
- IN THE HEIGHTS – Bernard Telsey, Tiffany Little Canfield, Kristian Charbonier (Associate)
- SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS – Sarah Halley Finn, Amanda Mitchell (Location Casting), PoPing AuYeung (Location Casting), Molly Doyle (Associate)
STUDIO OR INDEPENDENT – COMEDY
- BEST SELLERS – Pam Dixon, Andrea Kenyon, Randi Wells
- THE TENDER BAR – Rachel Tenner, Bess Fifer (Location Casting), Carolyn Pickman (Location Casting), Rick Messina (Associate)
- THIS GAME’S CALLED MURDER – Meg Morman, Sunday Boling
- ZOLA – Kim Taylor-Coleman
STUDIO OR INDEPENDENT – DRAMA
- BELFAST – Lucy Bevan, Emily Brockmann, Carla Stronge (Location Casting)
- CODA – Deborah Aquila, Tricia Wood, Lisa Zagoria, Angela Peri (Location Casting), Lisa Lobel (Location Casting), Melissa Morris (Associate)
- THE LOST DAUGHTER – Kahleen Crawford
- PASSING – Laura Rosenthal, Kimberly Ostroy
- THE HAND OF GOD – Annamaria Sambucco
LOW BUDGET – COMEDY OR DRAMA
- BLUE BAYOU – Marisol Roncali, Chelsea Ellis Bloch, Matthew Morgan (Location Casting)
- THE HUMANS – Ellen Chenoweth, Susanne Scheel (Associate)
- THE NOVICE – Matthew Lessell, Nicole Hilliard-Forde
- TOGETHER TOGETHER – Richard Hicks, Leslie Wasserman
- VIOLET – Orly Sitowitz, Stacey Pianko
- WE BROKE UP – Amanda Lenker Doyle, Chrissy Fiorilli-Ellington
MICRO BUDGET – COMEDY OR DRAMA
- DRAMARAMA – Meg Morman, Sunday Boling
- THE OUTSIDE STORY – Stephanie Holbrook
- SHIVA BABY – Kate Geller
- THE SUBJECT – Destiny Lilly
- SWAN SONG – Eve Battaglia, Lina Todd, Angela Boehm (Location Casting)
- ENCANTO – Jamie Sparer Roberts, Grace C. Kim (Associate)
- LUCA – Kevin Reher, Natalie Lyon, Kate Hansen-Birnbaum (Associate)
- THE MITCHELLS VS THE MACHINES – Tamara Hunter
- RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON – Jamie Sparer Roberts, Grace C. Kim (Associate)
- VIVO – Tamara Hunter
THE ZEITGEIST AWARD
- THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS – Carmen Cuba, Simone Bäer
- (Location Casting), Charley Medigovich (Associate)
- THE TOMORROW WAR – Deborah Aquila, Tricia Wood, Meagan Lewis (Location Casting), Rebecca Carfagna (Associate)
- VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE – Lucy Bevan, Nina Henninger (Location Casting), Emily Brockmann (Associate), Sarah Kliban (Associate)
- SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME – Sarah Halley Finn, Chase Paris (Location Casting), Tara Feldstein Bennett (Location Casting), Molly Doyle (Associate)