Amid All the Oscar Controversies, Women in Film Toasts Excellence
Feb28

Amid All the Oscar Controversies, Women in Film Toasts Excellence

While it obviously wasn’t a great year for diversity at the Oscars– for the second year in a row – women actually made some gains.   So it was through that lens that the 51 female nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards–out of a list of more than 200 and up from 44 last year—were feted at the Ninth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party.   Presented by MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., M·A·C Cosmetics...

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The New Player on the Oscar Night Party Scene
Feb22

The New Player on the Oscar Night Party Scene

There’s a new kid in town on the 2016 Oscar night viewing party scene, adding to the handful of legacy events that mark Hollywood’s biggest night in spectacular fashion. The location, right in the epicenter of where it’s all happening – across the street from the Dolby Theatre, where the Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, February 28. But Roger and Lynn Neal are no newbies to the scene, having produced awards season dinners and...

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Celebrating Good Times for a Great Cause at Sir Elton John’s Oscar Bash
Feb27

Celebrating Good Times for a Great Cause at Sir Elton John’s Oscar Bash

Even a torrential downpour couldn’t dampen the spirits at the 23rd annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish. In spectacular fashion, the event raised nearly $6 million for AIDS research. With all those funds raised for a good cause, the glitzy celebration marks the grand finale to awards season, beginning with cocktails before the Oscars followed by a festive five-course...

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Cheers! Women in Film Celebrates Oscar Contenders with Champagne and Cocktails
Feb26

Cheers! Women in Film Celebrates Oscar Contenders with Champagne and Cocktails

There were countless champagne toasts all around as Women in Film feted the femmes—the 44 women nominated for the 87th annual Academy Awards out of a list of more than 200.   And since we’re talking numbers, it was the Eighth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party presented by MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., M·A·C Cosmetics and Perrier-Jouët– and about 30 of those female contenders came to the party, along with a...

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Couture and Beauty at Roger Neal Style Hollywood Awards Suite

For coming up on 20 years now, Roger and Lynn Neal kick Oscar Week into high gear with a three-day extravaganza, their 19th Annual Style Hollywood Beauty and Couture Academy Award Suite. Set up in the penthouse of the Luxe Hotel on Rodeo Drive, the place is buzzing with the latest in fashion, jewelry, beauty products, shoes and handbags. There’s even a private cabana for tanning, massages, hairstyling and manicures for invited guests....

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