The HFPA Announces Sponsorship of the American Pavilion at the 75th Cannes Film Festival

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) announced its sponsorship of The American Pavilion, the center of business and hospitality for the American film community at this year’s 75th Cannes Film Festival, kicking off its year-long celebration of the upcoming 80th Annual Golden Globe® Awards.

“We are pleased and honored to sponsor this year’s American Pavilion at such a historic time with the 75th Cannes Film Festival and the upcoming 80th Golden Globes. The opportunity for the global entertainment community to come together in person again is a welcome moment and one worthy of such an important anniversary for one of the leading and most prestigious film festivals in the world,” said Helen Hoehne, President of the HFPA. “We look forward to welcoming festival attendees to The American Pavilion, which has been the heart of the American film community at Cannes.”

The official campaign name of the sponsorship will be “The American Pavilion Presented by The Golden Globes” and will also include two panel discussions hosted by the HFPA; one on Sunday, May 22 at 3:30 pm and another Monday, May 23 at 4 pm (local times). Topics and panelists will be released later.

The HFPA will also co-sponsor Deadline’s Fundraiser Event for Ukrainian Filmmakers on Thursday, May 19 at 8 pm (local time) to support relief efforts and The American Pavilion’s Queer Night, a celebration of the LBGTQ+ community on Tuesday, May 24 at 10 pm (local time).    

“The opportunity to sponsor these important events highlights our continued commitment to supporting relief efforts in Ukraine, as well as celebrating the empowerment and diversity of the LGBTQ+ community,” Hoehne added.