Piaget accessorizes the co-hosts for the daytime affair
Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2013) –Film Independent hosted its annual Nominee Brunch to celebrate the actors, directors, producers and writers who are nominated for the upcoming 29thannual Film Independent Spirit Awards.Piaget was the jeweler of choice foractorsAngela Bassettand husband and wife team,Emily Mortimerand Alessandro Nivola,who all co-hosted the Nominee Brunch held in BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood.
The event's honorary chairperson, Angela Bassett, adorned her outfit with a Piaget Polo timepiece in rose gold with diamonds and rose gold bracelets from the Piaget Rose and Possession collection, while Emily Mortimer looked radiant in Piaget Rose motifearrings in white gold with diamonds, matching Rose ring and a white and rose gold diamond Possession ring. AlessandroNivolawore a Piaget Altiplano 38mm timepiece in 18-carat white gold.Other stars in attendance wereMichael B. Jordan, who also chose the classic Altiplano model, Julie Delpy, Will Forte, Dale Dickey, Bruce Dern and “12 Years a Slave” star LupitaNyong'o.
Piaget is a longstanding champion of creativity and the cinematic arts. The Nominee Brunch also honored the work of the Filmmaker Grantsnominees, including the prestigiousPiaget Producers Award that honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce quality independent films. The finalists for the award include Toby Halbrooks and James M. Johnston, Andrea Roa, Jacob Jaffkeand Frederick Thronton,with the winner to be announced at the awards ceremony.
The Film Independent Spirit Awards will once again be held on the beach in Santa Monica on Saturday, March 1st, 2014. This year will mark Piaget's seventh consecutive as title sponsor of the event. The House will host an exclusive backstage VIP lounge where celebrities and guests will enjoy a sneak preview of the brand's newest jewelry and watch collections.