Golden Globes

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How It All Began: The HFPA Started As HFCA

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) was founded in 1943 with the name of Hollywood Foreign Correspondents Association (HFCA), by a group of journalists who joined together in order to formalize their relationship with the studios and facilitate their work of interviewing movie stars and film directors for publications around the world. Their motto, as stated in the 10th-anniversary souvenir booklet published in 1953, was “Unity Without Discrimination of Religion or Race.