ACE Holiday Party 2018
1st Qtr, 2019
More than 500 guests kicked off the holiday season at the annual ACE Holiday Party, Dec. 8 at Herscher Hall and Guerin Pavilion at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
During the festivities, ACE President Stephen Rivkin, ACE, welcomed attendees and presented new member plaques to Miranda Yousef, ACE; Mark Strand, ACE; John Valerio, ACE; Roger Ghaman, ACE; Andrea Bailey, ACE; Terel Gibson, ACE; Kelly Matsumoto, ACE; Jason Savage, ACE; Kenn Kashima, ACE; Ron Patane, ACE; Scott Stevenson, ACE; David Lebowitz, ACE; Keith Reamer, ACE; Hilda Rasula, ACE; and Arthur Tarnowski, ACE.
Also receiving his member plaque was longtime special member Norman Hollyn, ACE. New affiliate member Rachael Wax Taber was also recognized.
During the presentation, Troy Takaki, ACE, recognized the past and present members of the ACE Diversity Mentorship Program in attendance. “The future of ACE is bright. The future of ACE is colorful. And the future of ACE is full of estrogen,” he said.
Guests included ACE Vice President Alan Heim, ACE; Secretary Lillian Benson, ACE; last year’s career achievement award recipients Mark Goldblatt, ACE, and Leon Ortiz-Gil, ACE; and last year’s Oscar® nominees Tatiana S. Riegel, ACE (I, Tonya) and Sidney Wolinsky ACE (The Shape of Water).
Guests with recently-released movies included Tom Cross, ACE (First Man); William Goldenberg, ACE (22 July); Joi McMillon, ACE, and Nat Sanders, ACE (If Beale Street Could Talk); Eddie Hamilton, ACE (Mission: Impossible – Fallout); Hank Corwin, ACE (Vice); and Adam Gough (Roma).
During the evening, guests enjoyed live music, a buffet and a full bar sponsored by Tribeca West Kilroy Realty.
ACE held a new toy collection for Spark of Love and a raffle benefitting the ACE Educational Fund. Raffle prizes included a DaVinci Resolve Micro Panel donated by Blackmagic Design, two Adobe Creative Cloud one-year subscriptions (all apps), a Media Composer donated by Avid and numerous other prizes generously donated to ACE.