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Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival Photo Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2020

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Production Underway For Robin Wright's Directorial Debut LAND Photo Production Underway For Robin Wright's Directorial Debut LAND
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

Production is currently underway in Alberta, Canada on Land, the feature directorial debut from Golden Globe winner Robin Wright. Wright directs and stars in the film written by Jesse Chatham with revisions by Erin Dignam.   Co-starring with Wright is Oscar and ALMA Nominee Demián Bichir.  Joining them in the cast is Kim Dickens (Gone Girl).  Land is produced by Allyn Stewart, Lora Kennedy, and Big Beach's Peter Saraf and Leah Holzer.  Wright will executive produce alongside John Sloss & Steve Farneth of Cinetic Media with Nomadic Pictures' Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev. Focus Features will distribute domestically, and Universal Pictures International will handle foreign distribution.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Elects 2014â€"15 Board of Governors
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning to the Board.

Academy Announces Election of 5 First-Time Governors to Board
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Five first-time governors have been elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors. In addition, eight incumbents have been reelected and four previous governors are returning to the Board.

Meet Bryan Cranston, Vanessa Williams and More Via Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 2014 Spring Auction
by Movies News Desk - May 5, 2014

Landing a role in an Oscar-nominated film is a difficult feat for any aspiring actor or actress, but some coaching and insider tips from top casting directors Ellen Chenoweth and Lora Kennedy might help make it easier. Both women, who have casted Oscar winning or Oscar-nominated actors, have donated exclusive meetings with the lucky winners in the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights 8th Annual Spring Auction. The auction includes more than 100 of the world's most recognizable figures spanning business, entertainment, sports, and politics and is open to bidders internationally through May 13 at www.rfkauction.com.

ARGO, HOMELAND Among Winners at CSA's 29th Annual Artios Awards
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced the winners of the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater.

JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Among Winners at CSA's 29th Annual Artios Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced the winners of the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater.

'VANYA & SONIA', KINKY BOOTS Among Winners of CSA's 29th Annual Artios Awards
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced the winners of the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater.

Casting Society of America to be Honored by SAG Foundation's LifeRaft Program
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) will be honored by the SAG Foundation's LifeRaft Program with a variety of casting panels to celebrate this year's Artios Award nominees. The goal of the panels is to provide a treasure trove of well-earned advice for actors from esteemed CSA members and industry professionals in film and television, as well as stories and anecdotes from the films that were nominated.

Bernie Telsey & More Elected to AMPAS' Casting Directors Board
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Three members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' newly created Casting Directors Branch have been elected to the Academy Board of Governors.

New Casting Directors Branch Elects 3 to Academy Board Of Governors
by Movies News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Three members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' newly created Casting Directors Branch have been elected to the Academy Board of Governors.

PITCH PERFECT, 30 ROCK Among Nominees for 29th Annual Artios Casting Awards
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today the nominees for the organization's 29th Annual Artios Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Casting, given in 22 categories including film, television and theater.

Photo Flash: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick and More Attend the 28th Annual Artios Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

The Casting Society of America (CSA) winners were announced last night of the 28th Annual Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting. Hosted by Nicole Sullivan, the award ceremony was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. In Los Angeles. Presenters included Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Renner, Armie Hammer, Jean Smart, Nat Faxon, Atticus Shaffer, Michael Hoffman, and Cedric the Entertainer. The New York ceremony was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy.

HOMELAND Among Winners of Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

The Casting Society of America (CSA) winners were announced tonight of the 28th Annual Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting.

THE HELP Among Winners of Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting
by Movies News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

The Casting Society of America (CSA) winners were announced tonight of the 28th Annual Artios Awards® For Outstanding Achievement in Casting. Hosted by Nicole Sullivan, the award ceremony was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. In Los Angeles.

2012 Artios Casting Award Winners Announced - ONCE, VENUS IN FUR & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

Given each year, in addition to the awards presented to casting directors for their achievements in Theatre, Television, and Film casting, the CSA also gave out the following special awards to Casting Director Lora Kennedy for the Hoyt Bowers Award given for excellence in casting; Harvey Fierstein received The New York Apple Award given to individual for contributions to the New York casting community and Ben Affleck, who received the Career Achievement Award.

Victor Garber Set to Host 2012 Artios Awards; Cheyenne Jackson, Jeremy Jordan and More to Present
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2012

The Casting Society of America (CSA) has announced the presenters for the organization's New Y0rk 28th Annual Artios Awards for outstanding achievement in casting given in 22 categories including film, television and theater. The bi-coastal award ceremonies will be held simultaneously on Monday, October 29, 2012 at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. PDT) and at XL Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge (512 West 42nd Street) in New York (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. EDT).

Photo Coverage: BOOK OF MORMON, FOLLIES et al. Honored with 2011 Artios Awards
by Walter McBride - Sep 27, 2011

The Casting Society of America has announced winners of the 27th Annual Artios Awards®. The bi-coastal award ceremonies were held on Monday, September 26 in Los Angeles at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, and at the District 36 in New York. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage below!

Whoopi Goldberg, Meg Liberman, et al. Win 2011 Artios Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

The Casting Society of America will fête their own on Monday, September 26, 2011, at the 27th Annual Artios Awards®. The award ceremonies will be held simultaneously at the The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (reception will commence at 5:45 p.m. PDT) and at District 36 in New York (reception will commence at 5:30 p.m. EDT). For ticket information, please call (212) 868-1260 , or (323) 463-1925 , or visit artios@castingsociety.com.