6th Annual deep euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ Grant Presented to Emerging Female Director
Dubai, UAE, December 6, 2016: deep euphoria Calvin Klein and the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) announced the winner of the sixth annual deep euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ grant at the 26th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards™, held Monday at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Director Roxy Toporowych, received the $25,000 grant for her film, Julia Blue, as selected by an esteemed jury of independent film talent.
The award was presented to Ms. Toporowych by actress Margot Robbie, who is the face of deep euphoria’s worldwide print and television advertising campaign.
The award is a $25,000 cash grant for an alumna of IFP’s Independent Filmmaker Labs. This grant aims to further the careers of emerging women directors by supporting the completion, distribution, and audience engagement strategies of their first feature film.
deep euphoria Calvin Klein also sponsored the Best Actress Award, which was presented to Isabelle Huppert (Elle) by actress Neve Campbell.
The ceremony was hosted by actor Keegan-Michael Key, and other guests of note in attendance included: Amy Adams, Casey Affleck, Aziz Ansari, Kate Beckinsale, Annette Bening, Zoey Deutch, Danny DeVito, Adam Driver, Ezra Edelman, Robert Eggers, Megan Ellison, Robin Fairchild, Stephen Feder, Deirdre Fenton, Philip Fleischmann, Anne Fulenwider, Liz Garbus, DeDe Gardner, Libby Geist, Greta Gerwig, Megan Gilbride, Lily Gladstone, Alicia Glen, Reagan Gomez, Naomie Harris, Ethan Hawke Lucas Hedges, Alex Hibbert, Royalty Hightower, Jonah Hill, André Holland, Anna Rose Holmer, Katie Holmes, Antonia Hylton, Jim Jarmusch, Barry Jenkins, Blake Jenner, Jharel Jerome, Kirsten Johnson, Quinton Johnson, Lodge Kerrigan, Jeremy Kleiner, Josh Kriegman, Nick Kroll, Nina Krstic, Daniel Kwan, Sasha Lane, Damian Lewis, Erin Leyden, Judith Light, Carter Logan, Kenneth Lonergan, Lela Loren, Leslie Mann, Dylan Marron, Tarell Alvin McCraney, Ben McKenzie, Julie Menin, Mike Mills, Janelle Monae, Darnell Moore, Emily Mortimer, Ruth Negga, Marilyn Ness, Jeff Nichols, Alessandro Nivola, Katie Orr, David Oyelowo, Raoul Peck, Jaden Piner, Natalie Portman, Glen Powell, Trevante Rhodes, Craig Robinson, Adele Romanski, Tamara Rosenberg, Wyatt Russell, Mike Ryan, Winona Ryder, Jeremy Saulnier, Connor Schell, Trey Edward Schults, Amy Seimetz, Daniel Scheinert, Tyler Sheridan, John Sloss, Elyse Steinberg, Oliver Stone, White Stillman, Anya Taylor-Joy, Roxy Toporowych, Caroline Waterlow, Noel Wells, Michelle Williams, and more.