Mingle Media TV and host, Misty Kingma, were invited to come out and cover the “How Sweet It Is” Pre-Grammy Party Red Carpet for the the 54th Grammys, at the Renaissance Hollywood and will commemorate those in the spotlight and those coming up, with a special tribute to the late great Etta James.
A night of entertainment by special celebrity guests, including Lauren Dair Owens & Will Clay; Nickelodeon’s Austin Anderson, American Idol’s Alex Nester; Vocalist Ceej; Music great Monty Seward; All the way from Australia, recording artist Alys Longmate and Offspring’s Todd Morse; along with music’s newest sensation, The Sledge Grits Band, together with sponsors The Renaissance Hollywood Hotel, Jill’s Chocolates, Pastries Galore and Sara Horns Jewelry were on hand for the celebration.
Mingle Media TV and host, Cooper Harris, were invited to come out and cover the The Movieguide® 2012 Faith & Values Awards Gala honoring family-friendly movies and television programs and spiritually uplifting entertainment.
The awards are sponsored by Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment and the Christian Film & Television Commission®.
The Faith & Values Awards, also known as the “Crystal Teddy Bear” Awards, will honor the Ten Best Movies for Families, the Ten Best Movies for Mature Audiences, the $100,000 Epiphany Prizes for Most Inspiring Movie and TV Program, the Grace Awards for Most Inspiring Performances in Movies & TV, the Faith & Freedom Awards for Promoting Positive American Values in Movies & TV, and the $50,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by Beginning and First-Time Screenwriters.
The Grace Awards are given to the best, most inspiring performances in movies and television to the actors who best show God’s grace and love toward us as human beings.
At the Gala, Movieguide® Publisher and internationally renowned media pundit and family advocate Dr. Ted Baehr presented highlights from Movieguide®’s 80-page 2012 Report to the Entertainment Industry. The Annual Report shows that family-friendly movies and television programs, and entertainment with Christian, redemptive, and patriotic content honoring traditional American values, are the most popular here and overseas.
The Christian Film & Television Commission® (CFTVC) ministry and its family guide to movies and entertainment, Movieguide® (www.movieguide.org), are an international non-profit ministry dedicated to “redeeming the values of the entertainment industry by influencing industry executives and by informing and equipping the public about the influence of the entertainment media.” For more information, visit www.movieguide.org.
Mingle Media TV and host, Cooper Harris, were invited to come out and cover the Grammy Awards Style Lounge in Beverly Hills at the SLS Hotel. This luxurious event was an “invitation only” lounge that showcased an array of luxurious products and services from all inclusive trips, custom shoes, skincare, handbags, cigars, travel goods, gourmet food and wine, kids items and so much more.
The charities that benefited from this year’s gifting suite were African Millennium Foundation (AMF) and Venice Arts. AMF seeks to target poverty, hunger and disease at its very root by providing African women and children with the necessary tools for achieving self-sufficiency. (http://1amf.org/) Venice Arts works to ignite youths’ imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility. (http://www.venicearts.org)
Gifting Suite Sponsors:
Caribbean Living will be handing out 5 star resort trips to all guest with 4 luxury destinations to choose from the caribbean. Other wonderful sponsors included: Dolphin Organics, Auriels Touch, R. expo/ Song of India, Purium Health Products, Roaring Lion Energy, MaxNutra, Nuwati Herbals Inc, Skinnypop Popcorn, Pureology, Peter W Inc T-shirt, Materialab.pt, Eyenavision, Sunwarrior, Belliskincare and Kelo-Cote Scar Treatment, Pure Pedi, Whats Hot! / eye slices USA, Bite-Lite Candles, Private Island Entertainment, Geek Eyewear, Alfaparaf Milano, Regalia Jewels LLC, Ear Charms Inc., Grab ‘N Pour, Dermaesthetics Beverly Hills Formula of USA, Caribeean Living Trip, Pet Head, Cranial Cradle, Make Love Not Trash, Clif Bar, Pirate, Zevia, Justins Nut Butter, Darmaris & Mimi Holliday Lingerien, Ogio Bags, Paper Shower, Regalia Jewels LLC, Pure Clean Diamond Corp, Clearly Beautiful Hydrating Masks & Serums, Hempz Products, Mud Pie, Jewel Kade, White Coffee corp- Kahlua Coffee, Cuddle Barn, Wellnx NV, Lavie Organique, Source Entertainment Group (Australia) Pty Ltd, Dr. Kelly Hong, DDS Cosmetic Dentist, Printland.net/ Luis Villatoro, Little Yellow Zpot, Mobilephotobooth.com, Baby Hawks llc., 3Wolves Productions, www.3wolvesproductions.com
In this series of blog posts, we’ll be sharing the observations of our Entertainment Reporter, Kristyn Burtt, with you between now and the Oscars. We’ll be covering the Oscars from set up to day of at the Kodak Theatre and will be on the red carpet talking to celebrities on the day of the event as well.
Today, we’re looking at best costume design and makeup nominees that are up for the Oscar – one important aspect of creating the illusion of the silver screen magic – period costume design. Let us know your thoughts by posting here on our blog.
“Anonymous” Lisy Christl
“The Artist” Mark Bridges
“Hugo” Sandy Powell
“Jane Eyre” Michael O’Connor
“W.E.” Arianne Phillips
Who doesn’t love the artistry of costume design? We think the nominee with her 10th nomination is the winner, what do you think?
“Albert Nobbs” Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″ Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
“The Iron Lady” Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland
Who wore the makeup – not the other way around. Who was flawless?
Let’s see what else Kristyn has to say:
Don’t worry, we will be back with more Behind the Scenes coverage on the road to the Oscars with our Behind the Red Carpet coverage featuring Kristyn Burtt.
If you want to keep up on the latest – get the free iPad app for Oscars – it’s your backstage pass for the event with lots of great fan resources – Bonus – the app also features an interactive ballot and backstage pass on Oscar Sunday.The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.