LOS ANGELES, CA, July 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Cinemoi North America, Ch. 236 on Verizon FiOS, presents the 1st Annual International Fashion Film Awards (IFFAs) in partnership with Cirque du Soleil, Fashion Film Network and in association with Style Fashion Week, from the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California on July 27th, 2014. The Awards show will air on August 3rd 2014 on Cinemoi and will also be syndicated by Comcast.
Hosted by UK's favorite talk show host Jonathan Ross and Platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks, this incredible evening of international glamour will honor the world's greatest fashion films and icons. Celebrity Presenters to be announced next week.
Cirque du Soleil will put on an avant-garde Couture Runway Presentation featuring the best fashion from their eight resident shows in Las Vegas - a spectacular vision not to be missed!
Recording Artist and Singer/Songwriter Mark Ballas, of Dancing with the Stars, will perform LIVE, along with his eight-piece band, the debut of his new single "Miss Incredible," available on iTunes August 3rd. As part of an interactive social media campaign the multi-faceted performer is releasing the "Miss Incredible" chorus this week, whereby fans can submit videos explaining why they are indeed "Miss Incredible," in hopes of being chosen to be part of the official "Miss Incredible" video shoot in Los Angeles in August.
Joan & Melissa Rivers will be honored with an IFFA Icon Award for having revolutionized the way fashion is seen on television after creating, hosting, and producing Live From The Red Carpet for E! An entertainment legend, Joan is a globally known comedienne, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, Tony Award-nominated actress, bestselling author, and red-carpet fashion laureate. Executive Producer of the E! franchise Fashion Police, Melissa has redefined the way fashion is now viewed on television. Their successful WE reality show, "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" has just wrapped its 4th season.
Gigi Lepage, costume designer extraordinaire, is being awarded as an icon for her amazing talents in Costume Design. Some of her many accomplishments include her costume designs for the film "Grace of Monaco," as well as her designs for many Cartier and Dior commercials. Gigi is flying in from France and will be presented with the award by Olivier Dahan, director of the film, "Grace of Monaco."
The show promises to be one of the world's most glamorous events, marrying the magic of filmmaking and the art of haute couture. "Cinemoi is proud to present the IFFAs to American and global viewers," says Cinemoi President Daphna Ziman. "We congratulate the Fashion Icons and Hollywood Stars that have come together to deliver style and distinction to fashion and films."
The International Fashion Film Awards Arrival Show will air on Cinemoi on August 3rd as a 30-minute special showcasing all of the glamour that this unique Parisian white carpet will bring. The White Carpet will be open for press check-in at 4:30 pm and for talent at 5:30 pm.
A special thanks to our 2014 International Fashion Film Awards Partners: AmEx, Air France, Cirque du Soleil, and SIXTY Beverly Hills for their generous support and to our 2014 Sponsors for their collaboration: Coca-Cola, Peroni, Spud Vodka, and Uber.
SIXTY Beverly Hills, the official hotel of the IFFAs, will be hosting a VIP Reception and Celebration with canapes prepared by Celebrity Chefs and served to 200 invitation-only guests following the ceremony at the exclusive ABOVE SIXTY Rooftop Lounge.
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About Cinemoi North America
Cinemoi North America recently re-launched on Verizon FiOS (soon to roll-out on others). A 24-hour network featuring curated films from around the world and high couture festivals new to the U.S. television market, Cinemoi is nestled among AMC, FX Movie Channel, IFC, Sundance Channel and Turner Classic Movies. More than just a "movie channel," Cinemoi is aimed at discerning viewers who aspire to enticing and elegant entertainment. It offers a lens to the world at large--acquainting American audiences with outstanding contemporary and vintage films and transporting them to the most glamorous world events and exotic destinations.
Cinemoi North America website: http://www.cinemoius.com
About The Hosts
Jonathan Ross is the internationally acclaimed presenter of the U.K.'s most prestigious show "The Jonathan Ross Show," which currently airs exclusively on Cinemoi in the U.S. He will be joined by multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks. Sparks, who's next film "Left Behind" with Nicolas Cage is set for release this October, is a staple on the red carpet herself having won two BET Awards, one American Music Award & People's Choice Award and has been nominated for two MTV Awards and one Grammy. Sparks had this to say about hosting the show, "I love looking at fashion and am very excited to be hosting this show honoring these artists." Jonathan Ross added, "I am glad to bring international flair to the IFFAs." You can follow Jonathan Ross @wossy and Jordin Sparks @jordinsparks for all of the exclusive backstage access.
About Fashion Film Network
When industry insiders want to know what's happening in the world of fashion film they turn to the Fashion Film Network--the world's largest curated distribution channel for fashion film. Producers of the closely watched Weekly Top 10 Fashion Film chart, the FFN has become the go-to resource for brands and marketers alike to see what's trending in global fashion film production. Beauty, sensuality, fashion, and storytelling--it's all on 24 hours a day at the Fashion Film Network.
About Style Fashion Week
Style Fashion Week LA is the largest, most influential fashion event of the season. Since 2011, the 5-day mega fashion event has been bringing the most talented designers from around the world to showcase their collections. An expansive brand marketplace immerses guests in art, fashion and design, allowing them to directly engage with brands and designers throughout the week. Recognized as the Official Fashion Week of Los Angeles by the City, Style Fashion Week represents the diverse culture of LA and brings in international commerce season after season. Visit our website at www.stylefashionweek.com
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