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Kudos for casting

Artios fete 'River,' 'Rock,' 'Carnivale,' 'Monster'

The Casting Society of America announced the winners of the 20th annual Artios Awards on Tuesday, honoring the achievements of casting directors in film, television, and theater.

Kudofest was held at the BevHilton, with Larry Miller serving as host. A live telecast was shown for Gotham casting directors at Caroline’s restaurant.

The evening’s winners included casting for “Mystic River” (feature film), “School of Rock” (feature film), and “Monster” (independent feature film). “Without a Trace” (dramatic episode), “Arrested Development” (comedy episode, comedy pilot), and “Carnivale” (dramatic pilot) also earned kudos.

Nods also went to “Something the Lord Made” (movie of the week), “Traffic” (miniseries), “All My Children” (daytime episode), and “Game Over” (animated voiceover), as well as “A Raisin in the Sun” (dramatic theater), “Twentieth Century” (comedy theater), and “Avenue Q” (musical theater). “Distance From Here” (Off Broadway), “Homebody/Kabul” (regional theater), and “Company” (L.A. theater) were recognized as well.

CSA’s career achievement award went to Quentin Tarantino. Mary V. Buck and Susan Edelman were presented the Hoyt Bowers award for outstanding contribution to the casting profession.

Event’s celebrity presenters included Robert Forster and Amber Tamblyn.

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