Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Check out photos from Uptown Magazine’s recent salute to tinseltown. The “Uptown Honors Hollywood” Pre-Oscar gala presented by Lexus recognized two of the industry’s finest—-Director Tim Story and Director/Screenwriter/Producer George Tillman, Jr.

Collectively their films include: Shaft, Mudbound, Barbershop, Soul Food, Think Like A Man, Fantastic Four, The Hate U Give, Notorious, Ride Along, Roll Bounce, Men of Honor and many more box office hits. 

The event was hosted by Chris Spencer & CLEO TV’s Tai Beauchamp and was attended by Melinda Williams, Salli Richardson, Miss J. Alexander, Skai Jackson, Bevy Smith, Kenny Lattimore, Deon Cole, Dondre Whitfield, Luenell, Bill Bellamy, Richard Brooks, Elijah Boothe, Big Lez, Robi Reed, Cathy Hughes and COO of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Christine Simmons

The reception not only included tasty Hors d’oeuvres but it was decorated with the new 2020 Lexus ES and Lexus LS and the after party had DJ Lil Mic on the turntables. 

See all the pics below:

Celebrity Publicist Monique Jackson + Bevy Smith + Kita Williams

Photo Credits: Earl Gibson III + Darius Carter