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Stargazing at the 12th Annual Women In Film Oscar Party Celebration - FashionWindows
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Sandy Powell, Glenn Close and Cathy Schulman attend 12th the Annual Women in Film Oscar Nominees Party

On Friday, February 22nd, Women In Film, Los Angeles (WIF) kicked off Oscar weekend at Spring Place Beverly Hills with its 12th Annual Women In Film Oscar Nominees Party presented by Max Mara with additional support from Chloe Wine Collection, Stella Artois and Cadillac.

Co-hosted by three-time Oscar winning Costume Designer and current double-nominee Sandy Powell (The Favourite, Mary Poppins Returns), and Oscar-winning producer Cathy Schulman, the evening honored all 61 women, in front of and behind the camera, who have been nominated for an Academy Award this year.

Among the nominees in attendance were Glenn Close (dressed in Max Mara), Regina King, Yalitza Aparicio (dressed in Max Mara coat), and Marina de Tavira (dressed in Max Mara).

Additional guests included Angela Bassett (dressed in Max Mara), Eva Longoria and José Bastón, Rita Ora, Felicity Huffman, Kate Bosworth (dressed in Max Mara), Connie Britton, Lake Bell, Alexandra Shipp, Jaime King (dressed in Max Mara), Rumer Willis, KiKi Layne, Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder, Justin Baldoni and Emily Baldoni (dressed in Max Mara), Madelaine Petsch, Ashley Madekwe (dressed in Max Mara), and many more.

Event Highlights:

During the program remarks, Oscar-winning producer and WIF President Emeritus Cathy Schulman talked about ReFrame™, a collaboration between WIF, Sundance Institute and more than 60 Hollywood leaders, to create a formal action plan to further gender equity in the media industry.

Schulman encouraged the packed room to ask for the ‘ReFrame Stamp’ on their films and television shows, which serves as a mark of distinction for projects that have demonstrated success in gender-balanced films based on criteria developed by ReFrame in consultation with ReFrame Ambassadors, producers and other industry experts.

Co-host of the evening, Costume Designer Sandy Powell, led the toast to honor her fellow female nominees. Nearly 40 of the female nominees were in attendance and joined Powell and Schulman on-stage for a group photo.

Kate Bosworth raised a glass of Chloe Prosecco to the launch of the Chloe Wine Collection and Women In Film. She Directed campaign – a contest spotlighting female filmmakers.

Oscar nominees and guests were seen enjoying the Stella Artois signature cocktail “The Red Carpet Fizz.”

Additional celebrities in attendance included Alison Sudol, Amy Landecker, Angela Sarafyan, Anjelica Huston, Camilla Luddington, Candice Patton, Cat Deeley, Chinonye Chukwu, David Harbour, Emily Arlook, Erika Christensen, Fiona Xie, Garcelle Beauvais, Haley Lu Richardson, Kate Flannery, Kimiko Glenn, Lashana Lynch, Leven Rambin, Liana Liberato, Lily Sullivan, Louise Roe, Maria Bello, Mishel Prada, Nia Vardalos, Our Lady J, Peyton List, Rebecca De Mornay, Rowan Blanchard, Sinqua Walls, Thora Birch, Yolanda Ross, and more.

The female Oscar nominees in attendance included the following: Ai-Ling Lee (Sound Editing & Sound Mixing, First Man), Alexandra Byrne (Costume Design, Mary Queen of Scots), Alice Felton (Production Design, The Favourite), Alison Snowden (Animated Short Film, Animal Behaviour), Betsy West (Documentary Feature, RGB), Becky Neiman-Cobb (Animated Short Film, Bao), Ceci Dempsey (Best Picture, The Favourite), Deborah Davis.

Photos courtesy of Max Mara