11th Annual Spotlight Initiative Awards to Light Up Toronto
NICOLAS CAGE, IMOGEN POOTS, KEKE PALMER,
CHLOE BENNET, ALEX WOLFF
Toronto, ON (September 3, 2019) – The Creative Coalition is pleased to announce that actor, singer and the newly anointed co-host of “GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke,” Keke Palmer (Hustlers) will join Nicolas Cage (Color Out of Space), Imogen Poots (Castle in the Ground), Alex Wolff (Castle in the Ground), and Chloe Bennet (Abominable) as 2019 Spotlight Initiative Gala Honorees at the Film Festival in Toronto.
The Awards will be presented at The Creative Coalition’s Spotlight Awards Gala Dinner to be held on Saturday evening, September 7, 2019 at Nordstrom Supper Suite at MARBL (455 King Street West, Toronto). CLICK HERE for more information.
The Creative Coalition’s Spotlight Initiative Awards are a prestigious honor in the independent film arena, recognizing and bringing together the most significant leaders in independent film who do well by doing good.
DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS
Confirmed talent includes Nicolas Cage (Color Out of Space, The Croods 2), Keke Palmer (Hustlers, “GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke”), Imogen Poots (Castle in the Ground, “I Know This Much Is True”), Alex Wolff (Castle in the Ground, Hereditary), and Chloe Bennet (Abominable, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”).
Nordstrom Supper Suite at MARBL
455 King Street West
When: Saturday evening, September 7, 2019
6:45 pm: Press Call
7:00 pm: Red Carpet/Photo Ops/VIP Cocktails
Dinner and Awards immediately follow
CLICK HERE for ticketing and sponsorship information. The event is a private gala awards dinner presented by Nordstrom Supper Suite at MARBL and co-sponsored with Marriott Bonvoy and Ciroc.
IS AN INVITATION-ONLY EVENT.
ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED***
PRESS REQUESTS: BHorvath@TheCreativeCoalition.org
SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED
ABOUT THE CREATIVE COALITION AND THE SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE:
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989, by Christopher Reeve, Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon, and other prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition uses the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. The Creative Coalition leads the #RightToBearArts™ campaign to raise public awareness about and encourage civic activism in supporting funding for the arts and arts education. Actor Tim Daly serves as The Creative Coalition’s president. The Spotlight Initiative Awards are a prestigious honor in the independent film arena. For over a decade, these honors have been bestowed during the Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto Film Festivals. Past recipients include Uzo Aduba, Alan Arkin, Ellen Barkin, Kathy Bates, Maria Bello, Paul Bettany, Nick Cannon, Jennifer Connelly, Lee Daniels, Jonathan Demme, Jay Duplass, Roland Emmerich, Vera Farmiga, Josh Gad, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Taylor Hackford, John Hawkes, George Hickenlooper, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Irons, Eddie Izzard, Anna Kendrick, Barbara Kopple, Barry Levinson, William H. Macy, Alfred Molina, Demi Moore, Tracy Morgan, Julia Ormond, Sean Penn, Parker Posey, Jonathan Pryce, Quentin Tarantino, Stanley Tucci, and Shailene Woodley, among others. Additional information about The Creative Coalition can be found by following @TheCreativeC on Twitter and thecreativecoalition on Instagram.
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