’s 4th Annual Pre-Oscar Party

Jessica Chastain - DSC_0515Linda Antwi DSC_0490Directors Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg - DSC_0441Director Yan England - DSC_0417Chris Tucker - DSC_0479Director Kathryn Bigelow - DSC_0412
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Director Benh Zeitlin - DSC_0414Sharon Waxman, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap - DSC_0394Director Kief Davidson and producer Cori - DSC_0373Jessica Chastain - DSC_0526Shaun Robinson - 2013-02-20 19.47.53DSC_0361
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Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover’s 4th Annual Pre-Oscar party hosted by CEO & Editor-in-Chief, Sharon Waxman. This year’s welcoming party for the 2013 Oscar nominees and Hollywood notables was held at Four Seasons Hotel in the exclusive Culina Restaurant.

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We spoke with Benh Zeitlin, Director, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, Brian Buckley & Mino Jarjoura, Nominated, Best Live Action Short “Asad”, Cassidy Gard, Chris Tucker, Silver Linings Playbook, Clifton Collins Jr, Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim”, Colin Trevorrow & Derek Connolly, “Safety Not Guaranteed”, Dennis Christopher, Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”, Dennis Haysbert, Frank Miller’s “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”, Harvey Weinstein, The Weinstein Company, J Ralph, Original Song, “Chasing Ice”, Joachim Roenning & Espen Sandberg, co-Directors- KonTiki, Joe Leterri, Visual Effects, “The Hobbit”, John Kahrs, Director, “Paperman”,Malik Bendjelloul, Documentary Feature, “Searching for Sugar Man”, Marie-Claude Poulin, Foreign Language, “War Witch”, Matthew & David O. Russell, Director, “Silver Linings Playbook”, Mychael Danna, Original Score, “Life of Pi”, Mynette Louie, Robert Forster, Antoine Fuqua’s “Olympus Has Fallen” , Ron Bartlett, Sound Mixing, “Life of Pi”, Sharon Waxman, Founder,, Shaun Robinson, Wylie Stateman, Sound Editing, “Django Unchained” , and Yan England, Live Action Short, “Henry”.

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2012 IDA Documentary Awards


2012 IDA Documentary Awards, a set on Flickr.

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Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover the annual IDA Documentary Awards Gala at the Director’s Guild in Los Angeles. The 2012 IDA Documentary Awards are the world’s most prestigious award event solely dedicated to documentary film.

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Highlights of the evening included Renowned Illusionist, Comedian, Musician and Author Penn Jillette as Host of the 28th Annual Ceremony, Arnold Shapiro Received the Career Achievement Award, Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Program and Fund Received the Pioneer Award and David France Received the Jacqueline Donnet Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Award.

More about the IDA
For almost three decades, the International Documentary Association (IDA) has produced this annual celebration to recognize the most groundbreaking documentary films of the year. In addition to honoring both individuals and organizations for outstanding achievements in documentary filmmaking and contributions to the field, the IDA Documentary Awards also recognizes the year’s best documentary productions.

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