Barbara Broccoli, Lucinda Syson Land First U.K.-Based Artios Awards
James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli and casting director Lucinda Syson will collect Artios Awards in London after the Casting Society of America joined forces with the British Independent Film Awards to add a U.K.
component to its prize proceedings for the first time.The accolades will be handed out Jan.
31 at The London Edition hotel during Bifa’s pre-existing Most Promising Newcomer Dinner.
Jessie Buckley scooped the newcomer award at Bifa’s annual awards last December.Broccoli will be honored with a lifetime achievement award for her work on the Bond movies as well as on independent features such as the recent “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.”Syson, who has worked on movies including “Wonder Woman” and “Blade Runner 2049” as well as the upcoming “Game of Thrones” prequel and untitled “Terminator” reboot, will receive an Artios Award for excellence in casting.“Unrivaled creativity, unique vision and
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