Wilde Awards show Irish film in rude health

Wilde Awards show Irish film in rude health
JJ Abrams and Martin Short at the 12th annual Oscar Wilde Awards. Pic: Getty

As with previous years, the irreverent tone, set by the party’s host and emcee JJ Abrams, ensured that tributes to the event honourees morphed into blistering and wickedly funny roasts

Making the Hollywood Reporter's coveted A-list pre-Oscar events yet again are the US-Ireland Alliance’s Oscar Wilde Awards, which celebrated their 13th year. The event was once again hosted by JJ Abrams at his Bad Robot studios in Santa Monica. Widely regarded as the most fun you can have at a Hollywood party, the event, organised by US Ireland-Alliance and Mitchell Scholar president and founder Trina Vargo, attracts a high octane mix of Hollywood A-listers, Irish creative talent and a mix of film and music industry whales and heavy hitters.

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