Annette Stilwell of Stilwell Casting received the Talent Managers Association Heller Award for Regional Casting Director for 2016.
She received her award at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
“Y’all, this is awesome,” Stilwell said to start her acceptance, drawing laughter from the West Coast crowd. Stilwell attended the ceremony with her two daughters, Annie Stilwell Burch and Erin Stilwell Buda, who are also her partners in Smith & Stilwell, Inc. and Stilwell Casting.
Stilwell’s acceptance thanked TMA for recognizing Georgia, her wonderful staff, and especially her daughters for being the perfect partners. “I’m very proud and humbled to be given this honor that is representative of our Southern Region,” said Stilwell. “This was a much-appreciated recognition for working in the industry over 35 years.”