fbpx Hollywood on State: Where You're The Star | Gene Siskel Film Center


Eda Davidman and Chuck Droege
invite you to Chicago’s longest-running Oscar® viewing party

  • 6:00 PM: Red Carpet, food, and libations
  • 7:30 PM: Live Oscar® Telecast

Hollywood comes to Chicago with a focus on food, fashion, and film. Celebrate with Red Carpet Co-Hosts MasterChef star and fashion designer Tommy Walton and three-time Project Runway contestant Kate Pankoke!

Bid on fantastic silent auction items including a private culinary experience with Tommy Walton, a Sip & Sketch adventure with Kate Pankoke in her showroom, and a surprise travel package! Predict the Oscar® winners for a chance to win a prize!

Cocktail Attire or Hollywood Glam
Valet Parking Available • $25


At this year's event, the Gene Siskel Film Center will recognize these filmmakers for their excellent work in film and dedication to Chicago.

  • Ines Sommer
  • Terry Hesser & Melissa Sage Fadim
  • Shahari Moore & Christine List
  • Ronit Bezalel
  • Kartemquin Films, on the occasion of their 50th Anniversary

We express gratitude to our sponsors, world-class chefs, and brands for their generosity:

This event is not sponsored by or affiliated with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.