On February 21st at the Supperclub in Hollywood the much-anticipated awards ceremony Brits in LA’s ‘Toscars’ was opened by Royal favorite and BAFTA winner ‘Jim Tavaré’, this wonderful British comic entertained the glamorous crowd of guests and celebrities.
The Toscars celebrates parodies of each of the Academy nominated films, which are produced in only three weeks and the names of the films changed. This years films kept the audience laughing and were judged and awarded by special celebrity guests. During deliberations ‘America’s Got Talent’s’ Michael Lipari wowed the crowd with his breath taking ariel performance to Whitney Houston’s ‘One Moment in Time’.
The prestigious golden fist award for Best Whactor was presented by Skeet Ulrich to Ewan Chung for ‘Extremely Jittery and Incredibly Obnoxious’ (Ewan is a three time Toscar winner), Bradley Walsh presented the Best Whactress award to Laura Waddell for her role as Rachel McAdams in ‘Midnight in Parody’ and Oscar writer Bruce Vilanch presented Best Film ‘The Con-Artist’. Other celebrity judges sharing their expertise were Banarama’s Siobhan Fahey, Drew Droege as Chloe Sevigny and BAFTA’s Sandro Monetti.
The full list of winners for Brits in LA’s 2012 Toscars
Best Film Con-Artist
Best Costumes Con-Artist
Best Film Con-Artist
Best Editing Con-Artist
Best Make-up and Hair The Chelp
Best Supporting Whactress Larry Shaw as baby girl in The Chelp
Best Supporting Whactor Adam wood as Michael Caine in Midnight in Parody
Best Whactor Ewan Chung as Toskar in Extremely Jittery and Incredibly Obnoxious
Best Whactress Laura Waddell as Rachel McAdams in Midnight in Parody
Best screenplay Michael Di Girolamo and Craig Robert Young for Midnight in Parody
Celebrities who came out to support the event included: Bai Ling, Eastenders Ace Bhatti, Anne Jeffreys, True Blood’s Janina Gavankar, Adria Tennor and Ken Davitan from The Artist, Twilight’s Amadou Ly, Craig Robert Young from NCIS LA, Desperate Housewive’s Emrhys Cooper, The Hunger Games Nelson Ascenio and many more.
This wonderful event was sponsored by Bernard Sidman Immigration, Blue Ice Vodka and Insert Music and Geek Eyewear. For more information or to get to involved next year please visit www.thetoscars.com. This glamorous event is now in it’s 5th year and kicked off Oscar award week, will the Oscars follow suit? We will know this very weekend.
Photo left (Laura Waddell – Best Whactress & Bradley Walsh)
Photo right (Michael Lipari)
Photo credit: Kerstin Alm (www.mamarazzi.us.com)