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Red Carpet Recap: Honoring Women Changing the Optics in Media at the 17th Annual Women’s Image Awards #WinnersList #Interviews #Photos #Video #WINAwards17

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Mingle Media TV and our Red Carpet Report host Rachel Greninger were invited to come out to cover the 17th Annual Women’s Image Awards hosted by four-time Emmy Award-winning comedian and producer Carol Leifer, at Royce Hall UCLA celebrating the value of women and girls in the arts. Guests were also entertained by Kris Jor, Lebanese-American singer who brought the house down with her version of Michael Jackson’s “Care About Us.”

WOMEN OF THE YEAR Honorees: Irena Medavoy and Abigail Disney

Presenters for the event included Sam Elliott, Rosanna Arquette, Cheryl Hines, Mark Steines, Joely Fisher, Olivia d’Abo, Francesca Eastwood, Frances Fisher, Tamala Jones, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Ambassador Nicole Avant, Yue-Sai Kan, Joyce Giraud and Breeda Wool.

Select photos from the Red Carpet Arrivals – see the rest here in our album on Flickr

Interviews from the red carpet with guests, nominees and winners

We spoke with Abigail Disney, Honoree, Amy Ziering, Anne O’Shea & Brian Quattrini, and Kirby Dick, Director, from “The Hunting Ground”, Brenda Wool, Lifetime’s “UnREAL”, Cecilia Peck, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Eva Augustina Sinotte, Felicity Huffman, ABC’s “American Crime”, Keri Selig, Producer, “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”,  L. Scott Caldwell, PBS’s “Mercy Street”, Lily Tomlin, Netflix’s “Grace & Frankie”, Lisa Edelstein, Bravo’s “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce”, Nikole Beckwith, Director, “Stockholm, Pennsylvania”, Nzingha Stewart, Director, “With This Ring”, Patricia Richardson, Patrick Darbo, Quincy Jones, and Sam Elliott, Netflix’s “The Ranch”. Watch our interviews on our YouTube channel or in the embedded playlist below.

The Women’s Image Awards 17 Nominees and Winner’s List  

OUTSTANDING SHOW OR FILM WRITTEN BY A WOMAN
FILMS
Greta Gerwig Mistress America
Maya Forbes Infinitely Polar Bear
Nikole Beckwith Stockholm, Pennsylvania – WINNER –
Elizabeth Chandler, Anita Diamant, Anne Meredith The Red Tent
Nzingha Stewart With This Ring  
SHOWS
Raelle Tucker The Returned “Simon”
Courtney Kemp Agboh Power “Not Exactly How We Planned”
Jennie Synder Urman Jane The Virgin  “Chapter One”
Alison Brown Younger “I’m With Stupid”
Anne Kenney Outlander “The Wedding”
Toni Graphia Outlander “The Devil’s Mark – WINNER –
OUTSTANDING FEATURE FILM
Grandma (Sony Pictures Classics)                                                                      
Mistress America  (Fox Searchlight)
Far from the Madding Crowd (Fox Searchlight)
Me And Earl And The Dying Girl (Fox Searchlight)  
Suffragette (Focus Features)
The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Sony Pictures Classics) – WINNER –
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS FEATURE FILM
Carey Mulligan Far from the Madding Crowd
Bel Powley The Diary of a Teenage Girl  
Saoirse Ronan Brooklyn
Zoe Saldana Infinitely Polar Bear
Olivia Cooke Me And Earl And The Dying Girl
Lily Tomlin Grandma – WINNER –
SHOW / FILM PRODUCED BY A WOMAN
FILMS                                                                                      
Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey Brooklyn
Laurie MacDonald He Named Me Malala
Keri Selig The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe – WINNER –
Greta Gerwig Mistress America
SHOWS
Emily Whitesell Finding Carter “Love The Way You Lie”
Sabrina Wind, Carol Leifer, Elle Triedman, Eva Longoria Devious Maids “Night Mother”
Jill Soloway, Andrea Sperling Transparent  “The Letting Go”
Marti Noxon, Sarah Gertrude Shapiro UnREAL – WINNER –
Liz Meriwether, Katherine Pope, Erin O’Malley, Danielle Sanchez-Witzel New Girl “Julie Berkman’s Older Sister”
Clara George, Marti Noxon, Elizabeth Kruger, Vicki McCarty, Meryl Poster Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce  
OUTSTANDING MADE FOR TV MOVIE / MINI-SERIES
The Gabby Douglas Story (Lifetime)
American Crime (ABC Studios)
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (Lifetime)
With This Ring (Lifetime) – WINNER –
The Red Tent (Lifetime)    
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS MFT / MINI-SERIES
Kristen Connolly Houdini
Jill Scott With This Ring
Emmanuelle Chriqui Killing Jesus
Felicity Huffman American Crime – WINNER –
Regina King The Gabby Douglas Story
OUTSTANDING SHOW / FILM DIRECTED BY A WOMAN
FILMS
Laurie Collyer The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe – WINNER –
Maya Forbes Infinitely Polar Bear – WINNER –
Melissa Joan Hart Santa Con
Angela Bassett Whitney
Nzingha Stewart With This Ring
Nikole Beckwith Stockholm, Pennsylvania
  
SHOWS
Helen Shaver Vikings “The Usurper” – WINNER –
Kari Skogland Sons of Liberty “The Uprising”
Ryan Case Modern Family Closet? You’ll Love It!”
Anna Foerster Outlander “The Wedding”
Eva Longoria Devious Maids “An Ideal Husband”
OUSTANDING REALITY SERIES
Fixer Upper “Episode 212” (HGTV & DIY Network)
Kitchen Crashers (HGTV & DIY Network)
Rehab Addict “A Bathroom Fit For King James” (HGTV & DIY Network)
Total Divas (E! Entertainment)
House of DVF  (E! Entertainment)
Funny Girls (Oxygen) – WINNER –
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS REALITY SERIES
Diane von Furstenberg House of DVF
Navey Baker Behind The Mask “All In the Family” – WINNER –
Nicole Curtis Rehab Addict “A Bathroom Fit For King James”
Joanna Gaines Fixer Upper
OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES                                  
How To Get Away With Murder  “Mama’s Here Now” (ABC Studios)
Bates Motel “Norma Louise” (A&E)
The Returned “Camille” (A&E)
UnREAL (premiere episode) Lifetime
Empire “False Imposition” (20th Century Fox Television)
Outlander “The Garrison Commander” (Starz) – WINNER –
            
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS DRAMA SERIES                        
Vera Farmiga Bates Motel “Norma Louise”
Naturi Naughton Power “Not Exactly How We Planned”
Cynthia Addai-Robinson Texas Rising
Katheryn Winnick Vikings “Mercenary”
Emily Berrington Sons of Liberty
Caitriona Balfe Outlander “The Garrison Commander” – WINNER –

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES
Transparent  “The Letting Go” (Amazon Prime)
Jane The Virgin “Chapter One” (CBS Television & Warner Brothers Television)
Black-ish “Crazy Mom” (ABC Studios)
The Grace Helbig Show (E! Entertainment)
Fresh Off The Boat (Pilot) (20th Century Fox Television)
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (Bravo Media) – WINNER –
OUTSTANDING ACTRESS COMEDY SERIES
Sutton Foster Younger “I’m With Stupid”
Gina Rodriguez Jane The Virgin “Chapter One”
Lisa Edelstein Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce “Rule #23: Never Lie to The Kids” – WINNER –
Melissa Joan Hart Melissa & Joey “Be The Bigger Person”
OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY FILM
The Hunting Ground (RADiUS-TWC) – WINNER –
Amy (A24)
He Named Me Malala (Fox Searchlight)
Chasing Sunshine (Outside Television)

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About the WIN Awards
Women’s Image Network (WIN), a charitable organization honoring men and women whose outstanding artistry advances the value of women and girls, announces its Women’s Image Awards honorees and nominations. Since 1993, Women’s Image Network has produced The Women’s Image Awards to honor media artists who create dimensional female images which promote the value of women and girls.
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