With the 91st Academy Awards wrapped up for another year, with highlights including Rami Malek’s acceptance speech, Gaga and Cooper’s chemistry, and recognition of Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma,” parties were next on the agenda with Vanity Fair, Elton John and Madonna’s events all on the radar.

Cinémoi Founder Daphna Edwards Ziman

One of the best events in town each year, however, is hosted by Cinémoi founder Daphna Edwards Ziman and this year’s party did not disappoint. Ziman hosted the network’s annual Oscar viewing dinner gala at the legendary Harry Warner Estate in Beverly Hills, benefiting Children Uniting Nations.

Porscha Coleman
“Skin” Team with Daphna Edwards Ziman and Alex Hodges Jr. |
Photo Credit: Pal Photography

Evening highlights included celebrating alongside the cast and crew of “Skin,” the winner of the short film category, who were in attendance. Celebrities who stopped by the dinner and after party included Beverly Todd, Celeste Thorson, Kat Kramer, Neko Sparks, Porscha Coleman and Radha Mitchell, and many others.

Adolfo Sanchez Fashion Show

After the telecast, guests enjoyed a fashion showcase by Adolfo Sanchez and a very special performance set by Dennis Quaid and the Sharks.  

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks

Guests celebrated throughout the night indulging in hors d’oeuvres by The District by Hannah An, an outstanding dinner service by Big Screen Cuisine, decadent desserts by Gelato and Angels, crafted cocktails by Dulce Vida flavored tequila, fine wines by Stone Castle and mixers by Sunder USA.

The event’s live auction, hosted by Access Hollywood alum Tony Potts and beauty influencer Shalini Vadhera, included bespoke watches by Craig Shelly Beverly Hills and a custom made luxury handbag by Porosus. Alex Hodges Jr. executive produced the event, with the assistance of Robert Meril, Mac Africa, Hanna Benrosh Events, EMC Bowery PR, Kultura PR International and Cinémoi.

Tony Potts and Shalini Vadhera present Craig Shelly Beverly Hills Bespoke Timepiece
Radha Mitchell and Daphna Edwards Ziman

A leader in the film, fashion and luxury lifestyle genres, Cinémoi Network delivers innovative content dedicated to curated programming that includes exclusive coverage of the Cannes Film Festival and Met Gala each year.

Founded in 1996, Children Uniting Nations provides warm clothing, school supplies, computers, housing, therapy and mentoring with caring individuals annually through the International Day of the Child.

Photos Courtesy of Tshombe Sampson.