On March 27, 2022, producer/director Jonathan Baker hosted an exclusive Oscar viewing party at his Beverly Hills home, Baker Manor, the former residence of Warren Beatty and Annette Bening. The glamourous event was presented by Baker, in collaboration with French Riviera Film Festival founders Nicole Muj and Gotham Chandna. Celebrities and industry executives in attendance included Mike Burns, Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat), Caroline Lagerfelt (Gossip Girl, Sweet Magnolias), Pooja Batra, E! founder Larry Namer, James Van Patten, Chloe King, Kenny & Mimi Griswold, model/actress Erika Stasiuleviciute (featured in the Oscar Is A Woman cover shoot), G.J. Echternkamp, Vincent De Paul, Paulina & Pablo Aguirre, Dustin Quick & Medi eM, Shalini Vadhera Potts, Anna Fishbeyn, Josie Goldberg, and others.
Guests enjoyed Chateau de Berne rosé, Forthright wines, Croatian premium wines, Taittinger champagne, Coppa Cocktails, Cardinal du Four Armagnac, and Pacari organic chocolate. Giftbags sponsors products from Artistscent Candles, Dr. J’s Natural, LaritzyCosmetics, Peaches Skincare, Smart Patches, and The Fragrance Group. Also spotlighted were beautiful Italian silk scarves by DiFiore New York, featuring sunflowers, the national flower of Ukraine. A portion of sales will be donated to the people of Ukraine.
Photos: Nelson Shen, Tshombe Sampson