February 23rd, SONY PICTURES CLASSICS toasted nominees at their annual pre-Oscars dinner hosted at STK Los Angeles at the W Westwood, with Maestro Dobel Tequila featuring cocktails such as the “Black Diamond Margarita” and “Champagne Paloma,” Sensi Tuscany Wines and Peroni italian beer.
SONY PICTURES CLASSICS Co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard as well as SONY PICTURES CLASSICS chairman Tom Rothman celebrated nominees including Glenn Close (Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Wife) with her dog Sir Pippin of Beanfield once again in tow, her daughter, actress Annie Starke (The Wife) with husband Marc Albu, The Wife Director Bjorn Runge, Best Foreign Language Film nominees Sebastian Koch, Tom Schilling, Saskia Rosendahl, Oliver Masucci, featuring director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (with wife Christiane) for Never Look Away, Capernaum’s director/star Nadine Labaki and husband, the film’s composer Khaled Mouzanar, Zain Al Rafeea and family, and Best Cinematography nominee Caleb Deschanel with wife Mary Jo Deschanel and daughter, actress Emily Deschanel, with husband David Hornsby, among others.
Glenn won Best Actress at the 34th Independent Spirit Awards just hours before the dinner for The Wife.
*Fashion Credits: Emily is wearing vintage, Annie is wearing Armani, Saskia is wearing Chanel.
Guests at the dinner presented by STK Los Angeles enjoyed menu favorites such as Wild Atlantic Cod, Braised Artichoke Risotto, their signature New York Steak, tuna tartare, chocolate flourless cake and more. The event was an A-List Communications production.