Casting Society honors work on Banshees, ‘Matilda and ‘Fabelmans.

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Sam Richardson and Melanie Lynskey at the Artios Awards

Casting directors from Matilda The Musical, The Banshees Of Inisherin and The Fabelmans were among winners of the 38th Annual Artios Awards, presented by the Casting Society (CSA) at ceremonies in Los Angeles, New York and London on Thursday (March 9).

Matilda‘s Lucy Bevan and Emily Brockmann won in the big budget comedy category and The Fabelmans‘ Cindy Tolan and Nicholas Petrovich for big budget drama. Louise Kiely won in the studio or independent drama category for her work on Banshees.

Special award recipients included the late German casting director Simone Bar, posthumously awarded the European Capelier-Shaw Award for Excellence in Casting, and UK talent agency United Agents, which received the Creative Collaboration Award from the European Board of Governors.

The ceremonies were the first to be held in person by the CSA – which has around 1,200 members based in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa – in three years.

The feature film winners:


Marcel The Shell With Shoes On, Jessica Kelly, Kate Geller (associate casting director)

Big budget comedy

Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical, Lucy Bevan, Emily Brockmann

Big budget drama

The Fabelmans, Cindy Tolan, Nicholas Petrovich (associate casting director)

Low budget comedy or drama

Emily The Criminal, Chelsea Ellis Bloch, Marisol Roncali

Micro-budget comedy or drama

The Same Storm, Bernard Telsey, Tiffany Little Canfield, Adam Caldwell, Karyn Casl (associate casting director)

Studio or independent comedy

Catherine Called Birdy, Nina Gold, Catriona Dickie

Studio or independent drama

The Banshees Of Inisherin, Louise Kiely

The Zeitgeist Award

Everything Everywhere All At Once, Sarah Halley Finn, Djinous Rowling (associate casting director)

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