Hollywood Remembers Top Stylist Annabel Tollman, Dead at 39

“Every party, every dinner, every gathering was better when she was in the mix. Funny, gorgeous, stylish (obviously), and so much fun, with a knowing and charming and sometimes naughty twinkle in her eyes. Every fashion party and glittery gathering will now be missing her special spark.” In addition to appearing on THR’s inaugural 25 Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood List, Tollman also worked with the magazine on a May 18, 2012, cover and photo spread featuring Marion Cotillard.  Michael Flutie, who managed Tollman’s styling and budding on-camera career for the past seven years, tells THR he and the stylist had just wrapped a pilot — called Style Friends — for presentation to TV networks. “She was able to really articulate her passion for clothes.
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From a news perspective, probably the biggest new development from the event is  Time Warner’s announcement of a partnership to invest in Chinese media companies. ( company announcement ) The partnership was announced by Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, who was attending the forum alongside DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and Recording Academy President Neil Portnow. Disney (NYSE: DIS) chief Robert Iger was also in China this week, though it was unclear if he was attending the Fortune event in Chengdu. There wasn’t a lot of detail in the new Time Warner announcement, with no mention of how much money the partners will put into the new fund. But what’s most interesting is Time Warner’s choice of partner, a company called China Media Capital (CMC). CMC itself is a joint venture between the well-connected Shanghai Media Group (SMG), China’s second largest media company and a far more nimble player than the stodgy industry leader CCTV.
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Hollywood-China Love Affair On The Red Carpet At Chengdu Forum

That describes “Fathers at a Game,” written by Trey Nichols and directed by Vesna Hocevar at the East Theatre at the Complex in conjunction with the Hollywood Fringe Festival. The story takes place on a bare stage. The backdrop consists of chevron-shaped fabric that serves as a screen for the projection of some of the football played down on the field. Its shape suggests perspectival depth, as if the stadium were a large oval. It also suggests the V-shapes on the sleeve of a soldier’s uniform that describes the man’s rank or length of service, of which more later. The production heaps conflict upon conflict.
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