West Hollywood, CA – The show must go on! The world’s premier celebrity gifting lounge producer, GBK Productions, along with the chic design-forward Kimpton La Peer Hotel, carried the Hollywood torch by safely hosting its in-personGBK & eOn Sanitizing Pre Oscars Celebrity Gift Lounge to honor the 2021 Oscar Awards. Founded by Gavin Keilly, this invitation-only pre-Oscars lounge is the tour de force of Oscar parties that the Hollywood elite attend. Guests were kept safe and healthy with complimentary on-site rapid COVID testing before entering the socially distanced lounge and with eOn Hand Sanitizing Mist. The GoodwillofSouthern California charity received a donation of 20,000 cans of the sanitizing mist to help continue its mission of transforming peoples lives with sustainable employment through programs through out southern California.
The days leading up to the Academy Awards is a festive star-studded celebration in Hollywood. The celebrations this year however were a bit more calm. GBK Productions specializes in shining a spotlight on non-profits and helping businesses grow to the next level so it is no surprise that it made a bold pandemic pivot to ensure that nominees and the nominees of all entertainment’s awards this past year who were not able to attend in person- due to the pandemic- were celebrated.
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THE 93RD ACADEMY AWARDS is Sunday, April 25th at 6:30 PM ET / 3:30 PM PT on ABC
Christy was educated in Paris at École des hautes études commerciales de Paris (HEC Paris), an international business school in France and studied film and television at LACC (Los Angeles Community College). She is a business owner, published author and a critically acclaimed independent filmmaker. Her 20 year body of cinema work to date includes 2 feature films, 15 short films and one web series. She is a writer, producer, director, cinematographer, actress and editor.
Her headlining film credit includes the vigilante feature film "Barracuda" (Released in 2014 by Maverick Entertainment Group) which earned her critical filmmaker acclaim including 3 Best Picture awards at multiple U.S. film festivals. In 2017, she directed 3 episodes of the post-apocalyptic web series "Vape Warz", which she also wrote and produced. It premiered at the 2017 Mediterranean Film festival Cannes in the south of France and received an Honorable Mention for Best Web Series and is now streaming on Amazon. In 2019, she released her first foreign short film "Perdu à France" ("Lost In Provence")- also streaming on Amazon. She lives in Los Angeles.