Casting Society to Honor Barry Levinson, Kevin Huvane at Artios Awards

11:25 AM 12/15/2017

by Gregg Kilday

Casting director Victoria Thomas will receive the Hoyt Bowers Award.

From left: Kevin Huvane, Barry Levinson, Victoria Thomas
From left: Kevin Huvane, Barry Levinson, Victoria Thomas
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CAA’s Kevin Huvane, filmmaker Barry Levinson and casting director Victoria Thomas will be honored by the Casting Society of America at its 33rd annual Artios Awards, which will be held Jan. 18 simultaneously at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills and Stage 48 in New York City.

Huvane, partner and managing director at CAA, will receive the Lynn Stalmaster Award for Career Achievement, recognizing his contributions to the industry. The honor is named after the first casting director in history to win an honorary Academy Award.

Levinson, the Oscar-winning director, screenwriter and producer whose credits range from Rain Man to HBO’s recent The Wizard of Lies, will be presented with the Marion Dougherty New York Apple Award, which is given to an individual who has made a special commitment to the New York entertainment industry through their collaboration with casting directors and which is named after pioneering casting director Marion Dougherty.

Artios Award-winner Thomas, whose credits include award-winning films such as Django Unchained, Hidden Figures, Edward Scissorhands, Sid and Nancy, Straight Outta Compton and Detroit, will be honored with the Hoyt Bowers Award for outstanding contribution to the casting profession. The award is named after casting director Hoyt Bowers. was a brilliant casting director and a supportive mentor.

CSA also announced its 2018 nominees for outstanding achievement in casting in the television, theatre, shortform series and short film categories. Nominees for feature film will be announced early next year.  

The full list of television, theatre, shortform series and short film nominees follows:

  • Television Pilot & First Season — Comedy

    'Atlanta'
    'Atlanta'
    Courtesy of FX

    Atlanta
    Alexa L. Fogel
    Tara Feldstein Bennett (Location Casting)
    Chase Paris (Location Casting)
    Kathryn Zamora-Benson (Associate)

    Better Things
    Felicia Fasano
    Tara Nostramo (Associate)

    Dear White People
    Kim Coleman

    I Love Dick
    Eyde Belasco

    Insecure
    Victoria Thomas

  • Television Pilot & First Season — Drama

    'Stranger Things'
    'Stranger Things'
    Jackson Davis/Netflix

    13 Reasons Why
    Kerry Barden, Paul Schnee, Barbara Fiorentino
    Nina Henninger (Location Casting)
    Joey Montenarello (Associate)
    Terese Classen (Associate)

    The Crown
    Nina Gold, Robert Sterne

    The Handmaid’s Tale
    Sharon Bialy, Sherry Thomas, Russell Scott
    Robin D. Cook (Location Casting)
    Jonathan Oliveira (Associate)

    This Is Us
    Bernard Telsey, Tiffany Little Canfield, Josh Einsohn
    Ryan Bernard Tymensky (Associate)

    Stranger Things
    Carmen Cuba
    Tara Feldstein Bennett (Location Casting)
    Chase Paris (Location Casting)
    Wittney Horton (Associate)

    Westworld
    John Papsidera
    Deanna Brigidi (Associate)

  • Television Series — Comedy

    'Girls'
    'Girls'

    Black-ish
    Alexis Frank Koczara
    Christine Smith Shevchenko

    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
    Felicia Fasano, Venus Kanani
    Tara Nostramo (Associate)

    Girls
    Jennifer Eustons

    Transparent
    Eyde Belasco

    Silicon Valley
    Jeanne McCarthy, Nicole Abellera Hallman, Leslie Woo

    Veep
    Dorian Frankel, Sibby Kirchgessner
    Marlise Gunzenhauser (Associate)

  • Television Series — Drama

    'The Affair'
    'The Affair'
    Courtesy of Showtime

    Black Mirror
    Jina Jay
    Henry Russell Bergstein (Location Casting)

    Bloodline
    Debra Zane, Shayna Markowitz
    Lori Wyman (Location Casting)
    Marie-Therese Verbruggen (Associate)
    Erin Fragetta (Associate)

    Homeland
    Judy Henderson
    Kimberly Graham (Associate)

    The Affair
    Ross Meyerson, Julie Tucker

    The Americans
    Rori Bergman

  • Limited Series

    'The Night Of'
    'The Night Of'
    Courtesy of HBO

    Big Little Lies
    David Rubin
    Melissa Pryor (Associate)

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

    Feud: Bette and Joan
    Robert J. Ulrich, Eric Dawson, Carol Kritzer
    Jennifer K.M. Treadwell (Associate)

    The Night Of
    Avy Kaufman, Sabrina Hyman
    Susanne Scheel (Associate)

    When We Rise
    Sheila Jaffe, Gail Goldberg
    Sean Cossey (Location Casting)
    JJ Ogilvy (Location Casting)
    Nina Henninger (Location Casting)

  • Feature Film — Non-Theatrical Release

    'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'
    'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'
    Steve Wilkie/FOX

    Hairspray Live!
    Bernard
    Telsey, Abbie Brady-Dalton
    Cesar A. Rocha (Associate)

    Killing Reagan
    Junie Lowry Johnson, Libby Goldstein
    Mark Fincannon (Location Casting)
    Craig Fincannon (Location Casting)
    Lisa Mae Fincannon (Location Casting)
    Monica Kelly (Associate)

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Cindy Tolan
    Meagan Lewis (Location Casting)
    Daniel Cabeza (Associate)

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Let’s Do the Time Warp Again
    Robert J. Ulrich, Eric Dawson, Carol Kritzer
    Stephanie Gorin (Location Casting)
    Alex Newman (Associate)

    The Wizard of Lies
    Ellen Chenoweth
    Susanne Scheel (Associate)

  • Children's Pilot and Series (Live Action)

    'Girl Meets World'
    'Girl Meets World'
    DISNEY CHANNEL/Bruce Birmelin

    Bunk’d
    Howard Meltzer

    Girl Meets World
    Sally Stiner, Barbie Block

    Julie’s Greenroom
    Bernard Telsey
    Conrad Woolfe (Associate)

    Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn
    Danielle Aufiero, Amber Horn
    Steven Tylor O’Connor (Associate)

    School of Rock
    Suzanne Goddard-Smythe
    Ty Harman (Associate)

  • Television — Animation

    'Bojack Horseman'
    'Bojack Horseman'
    Courtesy of Netflix

    American Dad!
    Linda Lamontagne

    Bob’s Burgers
    Julie Ashton-Barson

    Bojack Horseman
    Linda Lamontagne

    Family Guy
    Linda Lamontagne

    Peanuts
    Matthew Jon Beck

  • Reality Series

    'Born This Way'
    'Born This Way'
    Adam Taylor/A&E

    Are You the One?
    Damon Furberg, Heather Allyn

    Born This Way
    Sasha Alpert

    Project Runway
    Sasha Alpert

    Real World
    Sasha Alpert

    True Life: We Are Transitioning
    Tony Miros

  • Short Films

    Crowbar Smile
    Eyde Belasco

    Perfect Roast Potatoes
    Rich Mento

    Plea
    Marin Hope

    Public Speaking
    Adrienne Stern

    The Sub
    Amanda Lenker Doyle

  • Shortform Series

    Confess
    Fern
    Champion, Sharon Lieblein
    Troy Daniel Smith (Associate)

    Now We’re Talking
    Alexis Frank Koczara

    Party Girl
    Nickole Doro, Shayna Sherwood

    Single By 30
    Sherrie Henderson, Romy Stutman
    Vanessa Knight (Associate)

    Tales of Titans
    Amanda Lenker Doyle, Chrissy Fiorilli-Ellington

    Tween Fest
    Amanda Lenker Doyle

  • New York Broadway Theater — Comedy or Drama

    'Heisenberg'
    'Heisenberg'
    Joan Marcus

    A Doll’s House Part 2
    David Caparelliotis, Lauren Port

    Heisenberg
    Nancy Piccione

    Indecent
    Tara Rubin
    Felicia Rudolph (Associate)

    Oslo
    Daniel Swee

    Sweat
    Heidi Griffiths, Jordan Thaler

  • New York Broadway Theater — Musical

    'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812'
    'Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812'
    Courtesy of Matt Ross Public Relations

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Rachel Hoffman

    Come From Away
    Rachel Hoffman

    Groundhog Day
    Jim Carnahan
    Jillian Cimini (Associate)

    Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812
    Duncan Stewart, Benton Whitley
    Andrea Zee (Associate)

    War Paint
    Craig Burns, Bernard Telsey

  • New York Broadway Theater — Revival, Comedy or Drama

    'Six Degrees of Separation'
    'Six Degrees of Separation'
    Joan Marcus

    Jitney
    David Caparelliotis, Nancy Piccione

    Six Degrees of Separation
    Daniel Swee

    The Front Page
    David Caparelliotis, Lauren Port

    The Glass Menagerie
    David Caparelliotis, Lauren Port

    The Little Foxes
    David Caparelliotis, Kelly Gillespie

  • New York Broadway Theater — Revival, Musical

    'Miss Saigon'
    'Miss Saigon'
    Matthew Murphy

    Falsettos
    Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall
    Kaitlin Shaw (Associate)
    Claire Burke (Associate)

    Hello, Dolly!
    Craig Burns, Bernard Telsey

    Miss Saigon
    Tara Rubin, Merri Sugarman
    Claire Burke (Associate)

    Sunday in the Park With George
    Carrie Gardner, Stephen Kopel

    Sunset Boulevard
    Tara Rubin, Eric Woodall

  • New York Theater — Comedy or Musical

    'A Funny Thing...'
    'A Funny Thing...'
    Matthew Murphy

    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City
    William Cantler, Karyn Casl

    How to Transcend a Happy Marriage
    Daniel Swee

    Sweeney Todd
    Cesar A. Rocha

    Sweet Charity
    Judy Henderson, Ally Beans

    The Band’s Visit
    Tara Rubin

  • New York Theater — Drama

    'Dead Poets Society'
    'Dead Poets Society'
    Joan Marcus

    Dead Poets Society
    William Cantler, Karyn Casl

    Small Mouth Sounds
    Henry Russell Bergstein, Lauren Port

    The Hairy Ape
    Tiffany Little Canfield
    Cesar A. Rocha (Associate)

    The Wolves
    William Cantler, Karyn Casl

    Yen
    William Cantler, Bernard Telsey, Karyn Casl, Adam Caldwell

  • Regional Theater East

    A Sign of the Times
    Tara Rubin
    Felicia Rudolph (Associate)

    American Son (MA production)
    Pat McCorkle, Katja Zarolinski

    American Son (NJ production)
    Pat McCorkle, Katja Zarolinski

    An American Daughter
    William Cantler, Karyn Casl

    Assassins
    Tara Rubin

    The SpongeBob Musical
    Patrick Goodwin, James Calleri, Paul Davis

  • Regional Theater West

    A View From the Bridge
    Karyn Casl, Patrick Goodwin

    Actually
    Phyllis Schuringa

    An Octoroon
    James Calleri, Erica Jensen, Amy Potozkin

    Barbecue
    Phyllis Schuringa

    Merrily We Roll Along
    Beth Lipari

    Zoot Suit
    Pauline O'con

  • Los Angeles Theater

    The 24th Annual Young Playwrights Festival
    Erica S. Bream, Cara Chute Rosenbaum

    The House in Scarsdale: A Memoir for the Stage
    Nicole Arbusto

    The Tragedy of JFK (as Told by William Shakespeare)
    Erica S. Bream, Cara Chute Rosenbaum

    Waiting for Godot
    Amanda Lenker Doyle, Chrissy Fiorilli-Ellington

    When Jazz Had the Blues
    Michael Donovan
    Richie Ferris (Associate)

  • Special Theatrical Performance

    A Chorus Line
    Margery Simkin, Michael Donovan
    Richie Ferris (Associate)

    Aida
    Rachel Hoffman

    Big River
    Jay Binder

    Crazy for You
    Tara Rubin, Kaitlin Shaw
    Felicia Rudolph (Associate)

    Wonderful Town
    Jim Carnahan

  • Theater Tours

    'Hamilton'
    'Hamilton'
    Courtesy of Joan Marcus

    Fun Home
    Jim Carnahan, Jillian Cimini

    Hamilton (West Coast National Tour)
    Bethany Knox
    Rebecca Scholl (Associate)

    Hamilton (Chicago Company)
    Bethany Knox
    Rebecca Scholl (Associate)

    Hedwig and the Angry Inch
    James Calleri, Paul Davis

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Daniel
    Swee, Cindy Tolan

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