Casting Society Salutes ‘Mud,’ ‘Argo,’ Michael J. Fox at Artios Awards

Casting Society Salutes ‘Mud,’ ‘Argo,’ Michael J. Fox at Artios Awards
Argo,” “Mud,” ”House of Cards” and “Kinky Boots” were among the winners as the Casting Society of America saluted work in film, TV and theater at its 29th annual Artios Awards.

The kudos were handed out on Nov. 18, with ceremonies held simultaneously at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and at Xl Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge in New York.

The awards are given to Csa members using the criteria of “originality, creativity and contribution of casting to the overall quality of a project,” according to the org. The ceremony was hosted in Los Angeles by Nicole Sullivan and in New York by Harvey Fierstein.

2013 Artios Winners

Big Budget Feature – Comedy: “Silver Linings Playbook,” Mary Vernieu, Lindsay Graham, Diane Heery (Location Casting), Jason Loftus (Location Casting)

Big Budget Feature – Drama: “Argo,” Lora Kennedy

Feature – Studio or Independent – Comedy: “Moonrise Kingdom,” Douglas Aibel, Henry Russell Bergstein (Associate)

Feature – Studio or Independent – Drama: “Mud,
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