'Boyhood,' 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Among Artios Award Winners

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Richard Linklater at the Golden Globes

At the Casting Society of America's annual awards, special honors were given to Richard Linklater, Rob Marshall and casting director Ellen Lewis.

The casting directors responsible for Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Wolf of Wall Street, 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club and Dear White People were among the winners at the Casting Society of America’s 30th annual Artios Awards, which were handed out at simultaneous ceremonies tonight at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and 42West in New York City.

Because the annual awards show made the move this year from its usual November date to a new date in January, the eligibility period for film projects was expanded for this year only to include films released theatrically from July 1, 2013, through Dec. 31, 2014.

At the Los Angeles ceremony, hosted by Patton Oswalt, Jonah Hill presented casting director Ellen Lewis with the Hoyt Bowers Award, given to an individual who has elevated the casting profession. Lewis also won the award for casting a big-budget feature film comedy for her work on The Wolf of Wall Street.

Also in Los Angeles, Boyhood’s Patricia Arquette presented Oscar nominee Richard Linklater with the Career Achievement Award. Boyhood casting director Beth Sepko won the award for casting a low-budget feature film drama. 

In New York, where Michael Urie served as host, Into the Woods castmembers Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Tracey Ullman performed a surprise musical number before presenting their director Rob Marshall with the New York City Apple Award, recognizing individuals who have made special contributions to the New York entertainment industry through their collaboration with casting directors.

The complete list of film, television and theater winners follows:

Feature Film Big-Budget Comedy

“The Wolf of Wall Street,” Ellen Lewis

Feature Film Big-Budget Drama

“12 Years a Slave,” Francine Maisler, Meagan Lewis (Location Casting), Melissa Kostenbauder (Associate)

Feature Film Studio or Independent Comedy

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Douglas Aibel, Jina Jay, Henry Russell Bergstein (Associate)

Feature Film Studio or Independent Drama

“Dallas Buyers Club,” Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee, Rich Delia, Tracy Kilpatrick (Location Casting), Allison Estrin (Associate)

Feature Film Low-Budget Comedy

“Dear White People,” Kim Taylor-Coleman

Feature Film Low-Budget Drama

“Boyhood,” Beth Sepko

Feature Film Animation

“Frozen,” Jamie Sparer Roberts

Television Pilot Comedy

“Orange Is the New Black,” Jennifer Euston

Television Pilot Drama

“True Detective,” Alexa L. Fogel, Christine Kromer, Meagan Lewis (Location Casting)

Television Series Comedy

“Orange Is the New Black,” Jennifer Euston

Television Series Drama

“Breaking Bad,” Sharon Bialy, Sherry Thomas, Kiira Arai (Location Casting), Russell Scott (Associate)

Television Movie or Miniseries

“Fargo,” Rachel Tenner, Jackie Lind (Location Casting), Stephanie Gorin (Location Casting), Charlene Lee (Associate)

Daytime Drama Series

“General Hospital,” Mark Teschner

Children’s Pilot and Series (Live Action)

“Good Luck Charlie,” Sally Stiner, Barbie Block

Television Animation (Children and Adult)

“Family Guy,” Linda Lamontagne

Web Series

“Deadbeat,” Adam Caldwell, Cindy Tolan

Short Film

“All’s Fair,” Alyssa Weisberg

New York Broadway Theater – Comedy

“Casa Valentina,” David Caparelliotis, Nancy Piccione, Bernard Telsey

New York Broadway Theater – Drama

“All the Way,” William Cantler, Karyn Casl (Associate)

New York Broadway Theater – Musical

“Beautiful – The Carole King Musical,” Stephen Kopel

New York Theater – Comedy

“Dinner With Friends,” Jim Carnahan, Carrie Gardner

New York Theater – Drama

“Choir Boy,” Nancy Piccione

New York Theater – Musical

“Here Lies Love,” Tara Rubin, Lindsay Levine (Associate)

Regional Theater East

“A Streetcar Named Desire,” Tara Rubin, Lindsay Levine (Associate)

Regional Theater West

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” David Caparelliotis, Lauren Port (Associate)

Los Angeles Theater

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” Mark B. Simon, Daniel Swee

Special Theatrical Performance East

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller,” Craig Burns, Cesar A. Rocha (Associate)

Theater Tours

“Once,” Jim Carnahan, Stephen Kopel

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