This weekend, The Sundance Institute brought a bite-sized portion of their flagship festival for the fifth year with Sundance Next Fest. Acting as an extended limb of sorts for the “Next” category in Utah’s premiere festival, the weekend showcased a wide array of upcoming visionary talent. From Janicsza Bravo’s Brett Gelman vehicle Lemon, to Marvin Lemus’ episodic tribute to Boyle Heights in Genti-Fied. That wasn’t all the fest offered, as
If you know anything about the independent film scene, or film in general, you’ve probably heard of Sundance Film Festival at some point in your life. The flagship two-week long event in January, one of the most notable in the world’s film festival circuit, is known for its reputation to bring the boldest, freshest, and most intriguing of the upcoming film scene. On top of their
Ticketed – Kick off NEXT FEST with a special 25th anniversary screening of Reservoir Dogs on 35mm print and join us in presenting @Quentin Tarantino with Sundance Institute’s Vanguard Leadership Award, honoring his distinguished career in filmmaking and advocacy of independent voices. Once the sun sets on Reservoir Dogs, take the festival outside for the After Dark opening night party presented by Acura to enjoy music, drinks, food, games, and
The winners of the 18th Costume Designers Guild Awards were announced at the beginning of this years Oscar Week, which was hosted by actress Betsy Brandt. The Guild handed out competitive awards for Costume Design Excellence in seven categories for film, television, and short-form design. Lacoste has been a supporter of the CDGA for more than a decade and returned as presenting sponsor for the sixth consecutive year. The Guild
Invite Only – The star-studded 18th Costume Designers Guild Awards with Presenting Sponsor LACOSTE will take place on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Acclaimed film director, screenwriter, producer and actor Quentin Tarantino, and veteran Costume Designer Ellen Mirojnick, will receive honorary awards. Quentin Tarantino will receive the Distinguished Collaborator Award in recognition of his creative partnerships with Costume Designers.
In the midst of the 73rd annual Golden Globes, W Magazine threw an elegant soirée at the Chateau Marmont filled up with black and white pictures from their “Best Performances” Issue. As the evening began, paparazzis as usual crept up in front of the entrance of the Chateau waiting for the stars including Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig, Suki Waterhouse and more to get dropped off in their Audi all-new 2017
Ticketed – Quentin Tarantino revisits the Western following Django Unchained (2012) in grand fashion with this latest Ultra Panavision 70 spectacle, The Hateful Eight. Shot on 65mm film stock and released initially on the almost-obsolete super widescreen 70mm projection format, complete with an overture and intermission, The Hateful Eight brings back a bygone era of cinema when movie-going was a glitzy event. A Q&A with Quentin Tarantino follows the screening.
Open – The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor Quentin Tarantino with the 2,569th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 11:30 am. The star in the category of Motion Pictures will be dedicated in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard. Helping emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star will be Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph
Ticketed – Just in time for the holiday season, writer-director Jason Reitman moves the acclaimed Live Read series from the Bing Theater at LACMA to The Theatre at Ace Hotel DTLA. Reitman has chosen Quentin Tarantino’s iconic script ‘True Romance’ and will cast it with a group of actors – starring Patricia Arquette and Christian Slater, reprising their original roles from the film – who bring their own idiosyncratic interpretations