New York, NY (December 22, 2010) – Today, The Creative Coalition announced this year’s Spotlight Initiative Awards honorees. Those accepting awards include the cast and writer/director of Margin Call, an enthralling thriller featuring an all-star ensemble cast set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry. The film was written and directed by J.C. Chandor and stars Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, with Demi Moore, and Stanley Tucci. Other award winners to be announced.
Leaders in the entertainment industry will join together to celebrate honorees at The Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards Dinner during the upcoming film festival in Park City, Utah on Monday evening, January 24th.
WHAT: THE 2011 CREATIVE COALITION SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE AWARDS
WHO: Written and directed by J.C. Chandor, Margin Call, stars Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons,Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, with Demi Moore, and Stanley Tucci. Chandor and cast members will be on-hand to accept the award from presenters Adrian Grenier and Tim Daly. Other award winners and presenters TBA.
WHEN: Monday evening, January 24, 2011
6:30 pm – Press Call
7:00 pm – Cocktail Reception
7:45 pm – Dinner and Awards
ABOUT THE CREATIVE COALITION AND THE SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE
The Creative Coalition (www.thecreativecoalition.org) is the premiere nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, and arts advocacy. Actors Dana Delany and Tim Daly serve as the organization’s Co-Presidents.
The Spotlight Initiative was launched in 2008 by The Creative Coalition to support independent films with messages that make a positive difference in the world.
*** THIS IS AN INVITATION ONLY EVENT. ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED***
Dennis St. Rose
The Creative Coalition
For Margin Call
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