On January 26th, the evening kicked off with the Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards dinner honoring Josh Gad, Kyra Sedgwick, Tony Hale, Alfre Woodard, Tom Skerritt, Anna Chlumsky, Fisher Stevens, and the film Before You Know It with cast members in attendance, and guests such as Kevin Bacon to support wife Kira and was hosted by actor and Creative Coalition President Tim Daly, with notable guests such as Tim Daly’s son Sam Daly and Diana Madison (Mob Town) in attendance.
Following the dinner by Greene St. Kitchen of Palms Casino Resort, XYZ Films Celebrated their festival film slate and 10 year anniversary with LA Confidential, and guests such as Tony Hale, Max Adler, Josh Kite, David Arquette, Diana Madison and more.
LIFEWTR, a featured sponsor of the annual Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala benefit for funding for the Arts, refreshed guests throughout the night. LIFEWTR is committed to advancing creativity, starting where it all begins – arts education – and to that end has impacted more than 1 million students to date through arts education initiatives.
From January 25th - 29th, talent such as Julianne Moore, Hilary Swank, Billy Crudup, Tony Hale and more were escorted via Kia vehicles around the festival.
During the daytime studio, talent such as Demi Moore, Vince Vaughn, Milla Jovovich, Storm Reid, Amy Hargraeves, Emma Roberts, Angela Sarafyn, Armie Hammer, Riley Keough, Peter Sarsgaard, Zac Efron, Storm Reid, Lily Collins, Haley Joel Osment, Lala Kent, Randall Emmett, David Oyetokunbo, Wendi McLendon-Cove, Diana Madison, The Backpack Kid, and many more checked out luxury snow boot and accessory brand MOU, enjoyed cuisine by Greene St. Kitchen and coffee by DragonFly Coffee Roasters and a VR interactive experience by The Wild Immersion endorsed by Jane Goodall. They are on-site with the world’s first ‘virtual reserve’ featuring Blue Mind Fund.
As it does each year, the Kia Telluride Supper Suite and its partners serve`s as the premiere hospitality and fine food destination on Main Street celebrating the top films and Hollywood A-list attending the film festival. Kia introduced their all new Telluride just ahead of the festival, their largest and most rugged SUV yet. Guests of the lounge were transported in style by Kia luxury vehicles all weekend long to and from the supper suite series. Talent such as Julianne Moore, Tony Hale, Michelle Williams, Awkwafina and more all enjoyed the smooth ride of the Kia vehicles through the snow.
The intimate dinners featured delectable culinary offerings such as salmon, filet of beef, brussel caesar and more by Chef du Cuisine Lanny Chin and Executive Chef Joe Zanelli of Greene St. Kitchen of PALMS Casino Resort in Las Vegas, a premiere Clique Hospitality restaurant by Andy Masi set to open this March. Guests toasted during the annual awards dinner with Sensi Tuscany wines and sipped on Tequila Comisario specialty cocktails and Blue Moon Belgian White beer, and enjoyed a dessert coffee by DragonFly Coffee Roasters.
The dinner and party featured Tequila Comisario® highest-awarded tequilas, including their signature Blanco, Añejo and Reposado, LifeWtr, Sensi Tuscany wines and DragonFly Coffee Roasters brew.
Popular Blue Moon Belgian White, the perfect craft-brand for this culinary hospitality hub. Gourmet Coffee Brand, Tamas Christman’s Award Winning coffee company DragonFly Coffee Roasters provided a dessert blend for dinner, a spiked coffee cocktail during the fete and a deluxe coffee bar during the day.
The Supper Suite, in its 7th consecutive year by A-List Communications Founder David Manning, which continued on Day 2 with a dinner celebration for LIGHT FROM LIGHT celebrating cast Jim Gaffigan (The Jim Gaffigan Show), followed by a Private reception with
Blumhouse with talent such as David Oweloyo, Storm Reid and more. Day 3, the third and final day of the series, Sony Pictures Classics hosted a cocktail party in celebration of MAIDEN and AQUARELA which cast and crews attended along