The Writers Guild Awards are one of the highlights of awards season because it honors the best writing in television and movies. Shows that came out as big winners included “True Detective” as Best New Series and Best New Drama Series. On the film side, “Imitation Game” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” won for Best Original Screenplay and Best adapted Screenplay, respectively. Other winner included the writing for “General Hospital” and a special award for prolific writer, Shonda Rimes, who created “Scandal,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” Private Practice” and “How To Get Away With Murder.
The show featured appearances by many of Hollywood’s A List, including host Lisa Kudrow, Ben Affleck, Patricia Arquette, Adam Scott, Bob Saget, Cheryl Hines, Scott Foley, Terry Crews and more.
While at the awards celebrity guests were offered to visit the Backstage Creations Retreat to check out LG TONE Ultra, The Art of Having It All by Christy Whitman, Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s The Tie Bar, At-A-Glance, Linwoods Health Foods, Johnson’s Popcorn, Invitation Consultants, Justin’s, SoCal Hot Yoga, and The Container Store in the Josh Johnson designed suite.
The gift items selected for the Celebrity Retreat™ included:
·Christy Whitman, author of The Art of Having It All: A Woman’s Guide to Unlimited Abundance – While discussing Christy Whitman’s new book, The Art of Having It All, actor, Terry Crews, said that having it all means “having his loving family.” When asked about The Art of Having It All, actress, Abigail Spencer, happily declared that she thinks all women can have it all if they sent their minds to it. www.TheArtOfHavingItAll.com
Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s Tie The Knot for The Tie Bar – the actor and star of ABC’s “Modern Familty” offered his line of Bow Ties to guests who visited the retreat. The organization “Tie The Knot” helps support the fight for marriage equality — www.TheTieBar.com/jtf
LG Electronics – guests at the Backstage Creations were excited to receive a pair of LG TONE ULTRATM headphones — http://www.lg.com/us/bluetooth-accessories
Royal Wine — speciality drinks were feqatured made with Los Arango Tequila, one of the spirits featured at the Royal Wines bar. — www.royalwine.com; www.bartenura.com
The Container Store – celebrities autographed a piece of Eagle Creek luggage from The Container Store, which will be donated to raise money for the Writers Guild Foundation. http://www.containerstore.com/shop?productId=10037043&N=&Ntt=25%22
At-A-Glance — ·At-A-Glance 2015 weekly planner. http://www.ataglance.com/
Products from www.InvitationConsultants.com – Coasters add a truly unique touch to your tablescape or cocktail hour. www.invitationconsultants.com
Johnson’s Popcorn Inc. – Hand tossed caramel corn made directly on the Ocean City, NJ Boardwalk. Made with the same excellent quality since 1940. www.johnsonspopcorn.com
Justin’s – Justin’s Organic Peanut Butter Cups – www.justins.com
Linwoods Health Foods – foods provide a natural source of omega oils, dietary fiber, vitamins, antioxidants & minerals to add in to your every day diet to help maintain a healthy heart, immune and digestive system. Linwoods Ground Flaxseed, Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Walnuts & Co-Q10 features Q10, a highly effective antioxidant that contributes to the production of energy in every cell in the body. http://www.linwoodshealthfoods.com/
SoCal Hot Yoga – 3 Month Unlimited Membership to SoCal Hot Yoga, a boutique Los Angeles hot yoga studio specializing in private and small group classes in the Brentwood community. The classes combine an energetic yoga flow series with stretching yoga postures to increase heart rate, tone muscles, and improve overall strength, flexibility, mental focus and balance. Share #PeaceLoveSoCal. www.socalhotyoga.com
The Retreat was designed by HGTV’s “Design Star finalist” Josh Johnson of Josh Johnson, Interior & Event Designs.