Andrew Wight (adventurer and James Cameron’s writing partner)
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Winners: Natalie Portman (Best female actor, Black Swan), Colin Firth (Best male actor, The Kings Speech), Christian Bale (Best Supp male actor, The Fighter), Melissa Leo (Best Supp female actor, The Fighter), Steve Buscemi (Best male actor in a drama series, Boardwalk Empire), Alec Baldwin (Best male actor in a comedy series, 30 Rock), Julianna Margulies (Best female actor in a drama series, Good Wife), Betty White (Best female actor in a drama series, Hot in Cleveland), Al Pacino (Best male actor in a mini-series, You Dont Know Jack), Claire Danes (Best female actor in a mini-series, Temple Grandin), Boardwalk Empire (Best cast in a drama series), Modern Family (Best cast in a comedy series), The Kings Speech (Best cast in a motion picture)
When: January 30, 2011
Where: The Shrine downtown Los Angeles
What: Screen Actors Guild Awards from 2010 movies
More: an after party will be held by People mag and EIF
The annual DGA awards usually sets the tone for the Oscar best director each year. This year best feature director went to Tom Hooper for The King’s Speech . Other winners include Charles Ferguson for best doc for Inside Job, Mick Jackson for best mini-series for Temple Grandin, Martin Scorsese for best dramatic TV series for Boardwalk Empire, Michael Spiller for best comedy TV series for Modern Family, Glenn Weiss for best musical variety for the 64th Annual Tony Awards, Eytan Keller for best reality TV series for The Next Iron Chef and Larry Carpenter for best daytime series for One Life to Live.
Attendees: Adam Shankman, Amy Adams, Andrew Garfield, Anne Fletcher, Armie Hammer, Baz Luhrmann, Bertram van Munster (The Amazing Race), Charles Ferguson (Inside Job), Christopher Nolan (Inception), Claire Danes, Clint Eastwood, Colin Firth, Dana Brunetti (producer, The Social Network ), Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan), David O. Russell (director, The Fighter), Davis Guggenheim, Devin Devasquez, Dina Eastwood, Elisabeth Shue, Elliot Silverstein, Emma Thomas, Francis Ford Coppola (DGA Awards Co-Chair), Gale Anne Hurd, Helen Mirren, Helena Bonham Carter, Hugh Dancy, Jack Mcgee, James Cameron, Jenna Fischer, Jennifer Lawrence, Jim Parsons, Julia Ormond, Julia Stiles, Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy, Married with Children), Kevin Spacey, Melissa Leo, Melody Thomas Scott, Michael Apted, Michael Barker, Michael De Luca, Mick Jackson (Temple Grandin), Natalie Portman, Paris Barclay, Ronn Moss, Sebastian Junger, Sofia Vergara, Steve Buscemi, Taylor Hackford, Terence Winter, Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech), Trent Reznor and more.
After the awards several guests including Darren Aronofsky, Harvey Weinstein, Tom Hooper and Sofia Vergara went from the DGA’s straight to the Entertainmetn Weekly’s pre-SAG Awards Party (presented by L’Oreal) on the terrace of the Chateau Marmont for an intimate party – 300 guests – gathering with cocktails, food buffet and passed appetizers.
This past weekend half of Los Angeles hopped a Southwest flight to Park City, Utah for Robert Redford‘s annual Sundance Film Festival. The weekend was a mix of movies, swag suites, friendly faces, late night parties, skiing, snowboarding and celebrity sightings. If you weren’t there, here’s a cheat sheet to what you need to know to join the conversation while you are out this weekend in Hollywood!
Lady Gaga's 2009 MTV Movie Awards dress from Jean Paul Gaultier
Crowded into the newly remodeled Decades Atelier last night was a mad mix of stalwart chic and indie cuties; all here to admire the selection of Red Carpet gowns worn by celebrities at various awards shows.
Looking ab femme in pretty JC Obando mini was Rose Mc Gowan, tho she did accessorize with some killer spiky Louboutins…! Statuesque in a paiette festooned knit dress, Whitney Port took it all in whilst sipping her champy….my fave boho chic gal complete in a sequined spotted caftan (!),of course, who else but Gillian Zinser!
On display was that head turner white jersey Azzaro worn by Diane Lane at the Academy Awards in ’04.
A crowd fave was the ruffled Louis Vuitton Zoe Saldana donned at the ’09 Globes. There was even a GaGa ensemble … JPG from her walk at the MTV Awards ’09; quite tame and no need for refrigeration….. Continue reading →
Note to other DJ Management companies: You can run, and you can hide, but Table Manners is here and ready to take control of your lives.
Animal Tuesdays started January 11th, 2011, at MyStudio, with the launch party for Mike Barzman, Mike McGuinness, and Chris Masterson’s Table Manners Dj Mgmt. Table Manners represents Djs such as Chris Holmes, Chris Masterson, Dj Kayper, Dj Bakdraft, Morty Coyle, Jordan Masterson, Will Crimes, Zen Freeman, and Plastic Plates.
I was very shocked upon being dropped off by the cab on Tuesday night, since I used to go to this spot 4 or 5 years ago, formally known as MOOD. *Side note* Mood used to be the IT place to go on Wednesdays, with Steven Harlow at the door. Continue reading →
Blogger Jared Eng of JustJared hit the slopes and suites this year at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. We were introduced at the Playstation Greenroom at Silver restaurant on Main Street where he played the newest games.
Jared was also spotted hanging out at The Stella Artois Cafe At The Samsung Galaxy Tab Lift on Friday (January 21) in Park City, Utah. Later on in the weekend Jared hit the Kari Feinstein Style Lounge where he picked up some Rockport boots.
Just Jared annoucned yesterday a partnership with NYC-based hit music station Z100 to bring listeners the latest in celebrity news! Beginning Monday (February 7), entertainment news from JustJared.com’s Jared Eng will be broadcast during DJ Mo’ Bounce’s evening show at 7:20 PM ET!
Our friends over at LBF Media teamed up with The BMF Media Group and The A List to handles press and production on several press events, agency brunches, exclusive film dinners & after-parties this year at Sundance 2011 under the umbrella of Carrera Sunglasses Escape. All media was invited to come through and picked a pair of shapes named for Carrera racing … The Carrera Escape was also host to the majority of Sundance film pre parties and post parties so we were in and out of here twice a day. Minimum.
After parties and pre parties included for the following films: Little Birds, Homework,Perfect Sense, Vampire, The Greatest Movie Ever Soldand Circumstance. Other events held were the Gersh Agency Brunch (Jeffrey Tambor and Lizzie Olsen came by) and media brunch held for people like meeeeeeee.
Attendees throughout the week include: Morgan Spurlock, the cast and director of Circumstance, Rachael Leigh Cook, Juno Temple, Kay Panabaker, Kate Bosworth, Emma Roberts, Blair Underwood, Rita Wilson, Eilzabeth Reaser, Eva Green, Dominick Cooper, Caitlin Moe + Mia Moretti (who performed at Perfect Sense premiere party), Emile Hirsch, Paul Rudd & Rashida Jones, Eliza Dushku & Rick Fox, Susan Sarandon, Lizzie Olsen, Zoe Saldana, Danny Masterson who DJed a couple parties, and more!
A little bit about the films …
Little Birds: When two girls meet three street kids, Lily convinces Alison to follow the boys to Los Angeles. Stars: Kate Bosworth, Kay Panabaker, Juno Temple
Danny Masterson DJs Homework after party before gigs at Bing and the Bar downstairs
Homework: Fatalistic high school kid meets a popular but complicated girl. Stars: Emma Roberts, Elizabeth Reaser, Alicia Silverstone, Blair Underwood, Rita Wilson
Vampire: Japanese director Iwai Shunjis crafted this film about a young schoolteacher (Kevin Zegers who we know as drug dealing Damien on Gossip Girl) who develops a taste for human blood and seeks out suicidal women in online chat rooms in order to quench his unconventional thirst. Stars: Kevin Zegers, Rachael Leigh Cook
Perfect Sense: A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions. Stars: Ewan McGregor, Eva Green
Caitlin Moe + Mia Moretti perform at Perfect Sense premiere party
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold: A documentary from Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement.
Circumstance: A documentary made by Maryam Keshavarz, a girl in a wealthy Iranian family who choose to stay in Iran when their friends and family fled the country in the early 80s. This doc is about a wealthy lifestyle in Iran and covers lots of politics and social issues.
Pics: Justin Namon/ Worldredeye.com
The Park City CARRERA Sunglasses Escape is sponsored by CARRERA sunglasses, Café Bustelo, TY KU Premium Asian Wine & Spirits, and Camacho Cigars.
Paul Rudd, Rashida Jones, Emile Hirsch, Chazz Bono and girlfriend Jennifer Elia, Maria Menounos, Mario Lopez and gf Courtney Mazza, Andie MacDowell and daughter Rainey, Liam Hemsworth and brother Chris Hemsworth w/ wife Elsa Pataky, Elizabeth Banks, Susan Sarandon, Kay Panabaker, Paul Nassif & Adrienne Maloof, and more.
Interesting sponsors were: Under Armour who makes workout clothes and winter ski jackets, a new mobile app called SWAGG that enables efficient transactions on the go without plastic, and a portion of the gift values offered to VIP guests were donated to Stand Up To Cancer. Stand Up To Cancer raises funds to accelerate groundbreaking cancer research and engages the public in supporting the scientists working to end the disease.
Susan Sarandon customizing a PS3 for her kids), Zooey Deschanel, Tinsley Mortimer and her bf Brian Mazza, James Franco (who was mobbed outside), Ben Lyons with his Twitter bff “Fat Jew” aka Fabrizio Goldstein, Elizabeth Olsen (sister or MK and Ashley), Emily Mortimer, Emma Roberts, Juno Temple & Haley Bennett (Kaboom), Paul Giamatti, Paul Rudd,Michael Rapaport, Thomas Dekker (Kaboom), and more.
The newest PlayStation®3 titles include: inFAMOUS 2, Killzone®3, and MLB 11® The Show™.
Thank you to Screen Gems/Sony Pictures for inviting us to the premiere of ‘The Roommate’ (in theaters February 4th) at Soho House in West Hollywood Sunday. If you are wondering why Leighton went crazy on our Facebook page above, don’t be jealous … You too can have her go SWF (read: single white female) on your wall via this ‘Roommate’ Facebook app. Continue reading →
If you are on a plane to Utah this weekend, don’t be surprised if the entire cabin is much cooler and better looking than your average Southwest fuselage. Flights to the annual Sundance Film Festival will be carrying brand reps, publicists, agents, starlets (the bigger names will fly private), studio execs, marketing folk, the usual suspects who follow the gravy train, and Park City and Deer Valley regulars.
If you are flying from the East Coast look out for the Strategic Group, BMF Media Group and Talent Resources at JFK and Laguardia, and if you are flying from the West Coast expect to see Harrison & Shriftman, Feinstein-McGuiness, Spin Shoppe, RFPR, LFB Media Group, EFG:: Entertainment Fusion Groupand Shadow PR at Burbank and LAX – and of course Paul+Williams will be coming from both directions. They will all be setting up shop on and around Main Street with the coolest of cool brands from Fred Segal to Playstation to CARRERA Sunglasses to Levi’s for a week long (9 days actually) of gift lounges, media lunches, premiere parties and dinners to ring in the celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival. Continue reading →
New paperback cover edition / Hard back cover edition
Mon cher amie Liz Goldwyn will be reading from and signing the NEW PAPERBACK EDITION of her book “Pretty Things: The Last Generation of American Burlesque Queens”. The paper back version is the perfect gift for anyone of any age, any sex, and any walk of life. It is a history book, a novelty item and a little bit of sexy all rolled into one. Continue reading →