Fourth annual event to honor female nominees
Variety has partnered with Women in Film to host a pre-Emmy party on Sept. 21 to fete femme nominees.Presented by jewelry designer Saint Vintage, WIF’s fourth annual Pre-Emmy Celebration will be held at Scarpetta at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Women in Film on their fourth annual Emmy event,” said Variety publisher Brian Gott. “As we continue to support their various programs throughout the year, we are very excited to join them in celebrating all of the outstanding 2012 female Emmy nominees.” Host committee includes a number of Emmy nominees and presenters, including Alec Baldwin, Bryan Cranston, Max Greenfield, Patricia Heaton, Christina Hendricks, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Joel McHale and Amy Poehler, as well as top TV execs and producers: Orly Adelson, Effie Brown, Charlie Collier, Nancy Dubuc, Pamela Fryman, John Landgraf, Christopher Lloyd, Jay Roach, Sue Naegle, David Nevins, Gary Newman, Abbe Raven, Jennifer Salke, Tess Sanchez, Josh Sapan, Ted Sarandos, Nina Tassler and Matthew Weiner. “Variety has been consistently supportive of Women in Film, shining a spotlight on initiatives that have been enormously productive in our community, like the WIF TV & Media shadowing programs with ABC, TNT/TBS, MTV, Sony Television, and Univision, which allow aspiring producers and directors exclusive opportunities to learn their craft firsthand by observing professionals at work,” said WIF television and media chair Danica Krislovich. The party will include a fundraiser for cancer-treatment orgs through Saint Vintage’s Love Bar installation, where guests can make “Love Strand” necklaces, with all proceeds going to the cancer charity of their choice.