The Casting Society of America (CSA) announced today that it will honor President of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler with the organization’s Career Achievement Award at the 29th Annual Artios Awards. CSA will also present esteemed Casting Director Linda Lowy (Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Friday Night Lights) with the Hoyt Bowers Award, and Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Michael J. Fox with the New York Apple Award.
The 2013 Artios Awards will take place on Monday, November 18, with award ceremonies to be held simultaneously at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. PDT) and at XL Nightclub, Cabaret & Lounge in New York (reception will commence at 6:00 p.m. EDT).
Presented annually to honor quality casting in Film, Television and Theatre – the only craft award to honor work across the spectrum, the awards are given to CSA members using the criteria of originality, creativity and contribution of the casting to the overall quality of a project. Named for the Greek word meaning “perfectly fitted,” the Artios Awards were first given out in 1985 and held at the Crystal Room of the Beverly Hills Hotel. The first New York award ceremony was held in 1988. It has grown to an event attended by over 1000 industry leaders on both coasts.
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