Our coverage of the first Oscar’s gifting suite for Day 2 of Behind the Red Carpet: Road to the Oscars
Mingle Media TV Network and Kristyn Burtt were invited to come out to the The L’ Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills today for the special unveiling of the one-of-a-kind, Black Swan handbag created by Timmy Woods, celebrity handbag designer.
As with most gifting suites, celebrities are pampered and get beauty treatments in preparation for the big night as well as bejeweled by celebrity jewelry designer, Amyn the Jeweler.
Celebrity Handbag Designer TIMMY WOODS has created a one of a kind BLACK SWAN handbag that she will be unveiling along with celebrity ballerina’s Nadya and Golden Koscuik who train stars such as Penelope Cruz, Emmy Rossem, Brittany Murphy to name a few film stars. PLUS THE LEGENDARY HANSENS CAKES BEVERLY HILLS along with Amyn the Jeweler from Jewlery on 7th will unveil the most expensive baby cake ever made in honor of Ms. Natalie Portman’s baby.
Celebrity gifting suites are not just about the celebrities, for the past 15 years, (RNSH founder) Neal and his wife have produced the most talked about gifting suites and have selected as this year’s charity, ONEMAMA, a non-profit organization, www.onemama.org to receive a donation of $15,000.00 from their gifting suites. OneMama is helping impoverished women deliver babies safely and receive proper media care & bringing medical care to pregnant women in Africa, Women in late term pregnancy travel by foot in Africa for miles in order to give birth with a midwife they trust. At times a single midwife nurtures all of the mothers and infants of an entire community this quite literally being one mother for all “ONEMAMA.” OneMama’s pilot program in Uganda consists of a building, solar medical clinic where midwives can provide safe post and prenatal care to their patients as well as teach about family planning OneMama will reach 250 communities around the globe in the years to come. As celebrities come to the RNSH suite they will be helping bring attention to ONEMAMA by signing ONEMAMA T-shirts which the organization will auction off.
We’d like to thank the Roger Neal Style Hollywood Academy Awards Beauty Suite for the invitation. For video interview coverage of this event, please visit the Red Carpet Report on Mingle Media TV.
Besides getting up at 2:30 am for a 3:30 AM call time, Mingle Media TV Network and our fabulous host Kristyn Burtt (who I bet got up earlier than our camera man to get ready), were onsite at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre to record for all time the historic announcement of this year’s nominations. (dramatic huh?)
Hosting the nominations were Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2009 Oscar® winner Mo’Nique (who looked amazing!).
Over 5,755 voting members were mailed ballots for this year’s nominations in December and all active and life members of the Academy are eligible to select winners in all categories… but in five of the categories: Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject and Foreign Language Film – you can only vote if you’ve seen all the nominated films in those categories.
Without further adieu, here are this year’s nominees (oh and don’t worry, we’ll be back with more buzz on the road to the Oscars with our picks…). Please tell us your favorites!!
Nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards
Performance by an actor in a leading role
- Javier Bardem in “Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions)
- Jeff Bridges in “True Grit” (Paramount)
- Jesse Eisenberg in “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing)
- Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)
- James Franco in “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight)
Performance by an actor in a supporting role
- Christian Bale in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
- John Hawkes in “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)
- Jeremy Renner in “The Town” (Warner Bros.)
- Mark Ruffalo in “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
- Geoffrey Rush in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)
Performance by an actress in a leading role
- Annette Bening in “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features)
- Nicole Kidman in “Rabbit Hole” (Lionsgate)
- Jennifer Lawrence in “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions)
- Natalie Portman in “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight)
- Michelle Williams in “Blue Valentine” (The Weinstein Company)
Performance by an actress in a supporting role
- Amy Adams in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
- Helena Bonham Carter in “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company)
- Melissa Leo in “The Fighter” (Paramount)
- Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit”(Paramount)
- Jacki Weaver in “Animal Kingdom” (Sony Pictures Classics)
Best animated feature film of the year
- “How to Train Your Dragon” (Paramount), Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
- “The Illusionist” (Sony Pictures Classics), Sylvain Chomet
- “Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney), Lee Unkrich
Achievement in art direction
- “Alice in Wonderland” (Walt Disney), Production Design: Robert Stromberg, Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara
- “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” (Warner Bros.), Production Design: Stuart Craig, Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas, Set Decoration: Larry Dias and Doug Mowat
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Production Design: Eve Stewart, Set Decoration: Judy Farr
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Production Design: Jess Gonchor, Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
Achievement in cinematography
- “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight), Matthew Libatique
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Wally Pfister
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Danny Cohen
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), Jeff Cronenweth
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Roger Deakins
Achievement in costume design
- “Alice in Wonderland” (Walt Disney), Colleen Atwood
- “I Am Love” (Magnolia Pictures), Antonella Cannarozzi
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Jenny Beavan
- “The Tempest” (Miramax), Sandy Powell
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Mary Zophres
Achievement in directing
- “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight), Darren Aronofsky
- “The Fighter” (Paramount), David O. Russell
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Tom Hooper
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), David Fincher
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Joel Coen and Ethan Coen
Best documentary feature
- “Exit through the Gift Shop” (Producers Distribution Agency), A Paranoid Pictures Production, Banksy and Jaimie D’Cruz
- “Gasland”, A Gasland Production, Josh Fox and Trish Adlesic
- “Inside Job” (Sony Pictures Classics), A Representational Pictures Production, Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
- “Restrepo” (National Geographic Entertainment), An Outpost Films Production, Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger
- “Waste Land” (Arthouse Films), An Almega Projects Production, Lucy Walker and Angus Aynsley
Best documentary short subject
- “Killing in the Name”, A Moxie Firecracker Films Production, Nominees to be determined
- “Poster Girl”, A Portrayal Films Production, Nominees to be determined
- “Strangers No More”, A Simon & Goodman Picture Company Production, Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
- “Sun Come Up”, A Sun Come Up Production, Jennifer Redfearn and Tim Metzger
- “The Warriors of Qiugang”, A Thomas Lennon Films Production, Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon
Achievement in film editing
- “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight), Andrew Weisblum
- “The Fighter” (Paramount), Pamela Martin
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Tariq Anwar
- “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight), Jon Harris
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
Best foreign language film of the year
- “Biutiful” (Roadside Attractions), A Menage Atroz, Mod Producciones and Ikiru Films Production, Mexico
- “Dogtooth” (Kino International), A Boo Production, Greece
- “In a Better World” (Sony Pictures Classics), A Zentropa Production, Denmark
- “Incendies” (Sony Pictures Classics), A Micro-Scope Production, Canada
- “Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)” (Cohen Media Group), A Tassili Films Production, Algeria
Achievement in makeup
- “Barney’s Version” (Sony Pictures Classics), Adrien Morot
- “The Way Back” (Newmarket Films in association with Wrekin Hill Entertainment and Image Entertainment), Edouard F. Henriques, Gregory Funk and Yolanda Toussieng
- “The Wolfman” (Universal), Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score)
- “How to Train Your Dragon” (Paramount), John Powell
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Hans Zimmer
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Alexandre Desplat
- “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight), A.R. Rahman
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)
- “Coming Home” from “Country Strong” (Sony Pictures Releasing (Screen Gems)), Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey
- “I See the Light” from “Tangled” (Walt Disney), Music by Alan Menken, Lyric by Glenn Slater
- “If I Rise” from “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight), Music by A.R. Rahman, Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong
- “We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney), Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
Best motion picture of the year
- “Black Swan” (Fox Searchlight), A Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures Production, Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
- “The Fighter” (Paramount), A Relativity Media Production, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), A Warner Bros. UK Services Production, Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers
- “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features), An Antidote Films, Mandalay Vision and Gilbert Films Production, Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), A See-Saw Films and Bedlam Production, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
- “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight), An Hours Production, Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), A Columbia Pictures Production, Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
- “Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney), A Pixar Production, Darla K. Anderson, Producer
- “True Grit” (Paramount), A Paramount Pictures Production, Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
- “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions), A Winter’s Bone Production, Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers
Best animated short film
- “Day & Night” (Walt Disney), A Pixar Animation Studios Production, Teddy Newton
- “The Gruffalo”, A Magic Light Pictures Production, Jakob Schuh and Max Lang
- “Let’s Pollute”, A Geefwee Boedoe Production, Geefwee Boedoe
- “The Lost Thing”, (Nick Batzias for Madman Entertainment), A Passion Pictures Australia Production, Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
- “Madagascar, carnet de voyage (Madagascar, a Journey Diary)”, A Sacrebleu Production, Bastien Dubois
Best live action short film
- “The Confession” (National Film and Television School), A National Film and Television School Production, Tanel Toom
- “The Crush” (Network Ireland Television), A Purdy Pictures Production, Michael Creagh
- “God of Love”, A Luke Matheny Production, Luke Matheny
- “Na Wewe” (Premium Films), A CUT! Production, Ivan Goldschmidt
- “Wish 143”, A Swing and Shift Films/Union Pictures Production, Ian Barnes and Samantha Waite
Achievement in sound editing
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Richard King
- “Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney), Tom Myers and Michael Silvers
- “Tron: Legacy” (Walt Disney), Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey
- “Unstoppable” (20th Century Fox), Mark P. Stoeckinger
Achievement in sound mixing
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen and John Midgley
- “Salt” (Sony Pictures Releasing), Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan and William Sarokin
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick and Mark Weingarten
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland
Achievement in visual effects
- “Alice in Wonderland” (Walt Disney), Ken Ralston, David Schaub, Carey Villegas and Sean Phillips
- “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1” (Warner Bros.), Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi
- “Hereafter” (Warner Bros.), Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojanski and Joe Farrell
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb
- “Iron Man 2” (Paramount and Marvel Entertainment, Distributed by Paramount), Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick
- “127 Hours” (Fox Searchlight), Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy
- “The Social Network” (Sony Pictures Releasing), Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
- “Toy Story 3” (Walt Disney), Screenplay by Michael Arndt, Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
- “True Grit” (Paramount), Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen
- “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions), Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini
- “Another Year” (Sony Pictures Classics), Written by Mike Leigh
- “The Fighter” (Paramount), Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson, Story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson
- “Inception” (Warner Bros.), Written by Christopher Nolan
- “The Kids Are All Right” (Focus Features), Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg
- “The King’s Speech” (The Weinstein Company), Screenplay by David Seidler
If you’re interested in following the Academy online – here’s where to do it:
Be sure to tune into Mingle Media TV’s red carpet report for video coverage with Kristyn Burtt later today (after our team gets up from their nap).
Save the Date!!
We may not be on the red carpet for the Oscars, but Kristyn and JD will be there in the bleachers capturing video and tweeting LIVE. Be sure to follow Mingle Media TV for more info on the Oscars!
Looking for more photos from this morning? Check out our Flickr Set here.
Have you heard about Oscar Night America (ONA)? It’s the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ grassroots program enabling local charities to host a Hollywood-style Oscar® viewing party to raise money for their organizations.
On Sunday, February 27, 50 cities will not only host but feature the live broadcast of the event during the official Oscar viewing parties during the 83rd Academy Awards® ceremony on ABC.
If you live in one of these cities: Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Charlottesville, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Grand Rapids (MI), Greensboro/Winston-Salem, Greenville (S.C.), Hartford, Honolulu, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Orlando, Palm Beach, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Providence, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, St. Louis, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Springfield (MO), Tampa, Tucson and Washington, D.C. – be sure to check them out and see how you can attend, support, participate.
Each city hosts a party from black-tie affairs to ones that are less formal. Past parties have had partygoers dress up as famous couples while events feature limousine arrivals and red carpets complete with local celebrities, paparazzi and press interviews for arriving guests.
These ONA parties are an official extension of Oscar Night with official Academy posters and programs to make the event that much more authentic. These events are entirely produced by local nonprofit organizations, with the active participation of the local ABC-TV affiliate station.
Now in its 18th year, and raising over $3 million last year for local community non-profits, this is one party we recommend you look out for especially if it supports one of your favorite charities such as the American Red Cross, Ronald McDonald House, Special Olympics, the United Way, Starlight Children’s Foundation and the Ellie Fund (breast cancer support services).
SAVE THE DATE!
The Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on ABC while being televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.