The Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Gala Shines in Park City

The Creative Coalition Gala to Honor
Jane Lynch, Shailene Woodley, Alfred Molina

New York, NY (December 19, 2012) – Today, The Creative Coalition announced the slate of honorees headlining the 2013 Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala Dinner to be held during the upcoming Film Festival in Park City, Utah.  This year’s Spotlight Initiative Award recipients include actress and comedienne Jane Lynch, actress Shailene Woodley, and actor Alfred Molina.  Leaders in the entertainment industry will join together to celebrate these luminaries, as well as the art and craft of independent film, during the gala awards dinner on Saturday evening, January 19th in Park City.

“The Creative Coalition was galvanized to act as custodians of the arts in this nation.  The Spotlight Initiative shines a light on true artistic efforts that bring real histories, real stories closer to the public.  The Spotlight Initiative Awards celebrate those who take risks, who are fearless, and who embrace innovation in storytelling,” said CEO of The Creative Coalition Robin Bronk.  “This year’s honorees star in a wide range of indie ‘jewels’ that will be featured in this year’s Film Festival, and we feel confident will make a prolific and lasting impression on audiences worldwide.”

Details are as follows:
Saturday, January 19, 2013
8:00 pm
CW3PR RE:treat at Sky Lodge
201 Heber Avenue
Park City, Utah

The Creative Coalition is the premiere nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by 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 Spotlight Initiative Awards are a prestigious honor in the independent film arena.  For several years these honors have been bestowed during the Sundance, Cannes, and Toronto Film Festivals.  Recent recipients include William H. Macy and John Hawkes for The Sessions; Kevin Spacey, Demi Moore, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, and Stanley Tucci for Margin Call;  Vera Farmiga for Goats; Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy for Hysteria; and directors Quentin Tarantino, Taylor Hackford, George Hickenlooper, Lee Daniels, Roland Emmerich, and Barry Levinson.  TCC’s Spotlight Award winners include Sean Penn, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, Jane Alexander, Walter Cronkite, Harry Belafonte, Russell Simmons, Cicely Tyson, Marcia Gay Harden, Melissa Leo, Elijah Wood, Anna Kendrick, Ellen Barkin, Alan Arkin, Tracy Morgan, and Kate Bosworth, among others.
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