Women In Film PreOscar Fete

Eighth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party Presented By MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., MAC Cosmetics And Perrier-Jouet - Inside
Jennifer Hudson Co-Hosts Party For Female Oscar Nominees 

Meryl Streep, Rosamund Pike, Laura Dern and 30 More Academy Awards Contenders

 

 

 

The event: Meryl Streep, Rosamund Pike, Laura Dern and more than 30 other female Oscar nominees packed into Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails in West Hollywood on Feb. 20 for one of the 2015 Academy Awards weekend’s most congenial affairs. Women in Film’s eighth annual Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party honored the “artistry of women” and celebrated the achievements of this year’s female contenders, both in front of and behind the camera. 

 The crowd: Co-hosted by Oscar winners Jennifer Hudson, supporting actress for “Dream Girls” (2006), and Cathy Schulman, president of Women in Film, Los Angeles, and producer of best picture winner “Crash” (2004), the party brought together all sorts of famous faces. The nominees were identifiable by their white corsages.

Eighth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party Presented By MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., MAC Cosmetics And Perrier-Jouet - Inside
“It’s been an incredible year for movies that have showcased women and girls,” said Schulman at the microphone, calling on sponsors MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., M•A•C Cosmetics and Perrier-Jouët to raise glasses in a toast.

Eighth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party Presented By MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., MAC Cosmetics And Perrier-Jouet - Red Carpet
Spotted socializing were Carmen Ejogo of “Selma,” Elle Fanning of “The Boxtrolls,” Lake Bell of “In a World… “, Peter Fonda of “The Runner,” Michelle Monaghan of “Source Code,” Jamie Chung of “Big Hero 6,” Kate Walsh of “Private Practice” and Patti LuPone, currently appearing in the LA Opera’s “Ghosts of Versailles” …

Click here to read my whole story in the Los Angeles Times about the Women in Film preOscar fete and scroll down this page to see more pictures.

 

Top photo: From left, Cathy Schulman, president of Women in Film, Los Angeles, singer Jennifer Hudson and MAC Cosmetics Global Brand President Karen Buglisi Weiler at the Women In Film preOscar fete. (John Sciulli / Getty Images)

Second photo: Laura Dern, best supporting actress contender for “Wild,” at the Women in Film preOscar fete (Photo by John Sciulli/ Getty Images)

Eighth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party Presented By MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., MAC Cosmetics And Perrier-Jouet - Red Carpet
Third photo: Meryl Streep, best supporting actress contender for “Into the Woods,” at the Women In Film preOscar fete for female nominees (Photo by Jason Kempin/ Getty Images)

Eighth Annual Women In Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party Presented By MaxMara, BMW, Tiffany & Co., MAC Cosmetics And Perrier-Jouet - Red Carpet

Fourth photo: Kate Walsh of “Private Practice” at the Women In Film preOscar fete (Photo by Jason Kempin/ Getty Images)

Fifth photo: Elle Fanning of “The Boxtrolls” at the Women In Film preOscar fete (Photo by Jason Kempin/ Getty Images)

Sixth photo: Rosamund Pike, left, best actress contender for “Gone Girl,” with Ellen Olivier, this website’s author, at the Women In Film pre-Oscar fete (photo, SocietyNewsLA.com)

 

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Women In Film PreOscar Fete

Published Feb. 25, 2015 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA