HFPA Philanthropy

  • HFPA

The Hollywood Reporter and the Golden Globes Partner to Raise Our Voices

“Diversity can mean more than one thing. Diversity can be an injury, diversity can be the color of your skin, diversity can mean standing up for yourself,” actress and activist Sharon Stone said at The Hollywood Reporter’s second annual “Raising Our Voices: Setting Hollywood’s Inclusion Agenda” luncheon gala which was held in partnership with the Golden Globes, East West Bank and the Wallis Annenberg GenSpace, the event’s venue.
  • Festivals

Hola México Festival Welcomes and Nurtures New Latin Talent

For Samuel Douek, director and founder of the Hola México Festival – which celebrates films made in the tricolor country – it was a great opportunity for the Los Angeles audience in these post-pandemic days to experience current, rebellious, romantic cinema, full of opportunities and characters with dilemmas and dreams of our times with a Mexican stamp and flavor. “We are very pleased to be able to count on the support of an association like the HFPA, which has done wonders for international cinema in the United States and around the world,” Douek stressed.
  • HFPA

CSUN Film Student Showcase Is Revived After a Two-Year Interval

After a long absence due to the pandemic, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) senior undergraduate students of class 2020 were finally able to share their works on Wednesday night, September 14, at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater. By the time the young and diverse crowd had settled into their seats, at least half an hour after the scheduled start time, the large venue was nearly full, overflowing with eager anticipation.
  • HFPA

Sharon Stone: “Filmmaking Can Affect the Way We Think and Feel.”

The first Forum launched by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the World Bank Narrating Behavior Change Program had the headline “Global Challenges Require Global Solutions,” and centered on innovative partnerships between the entertainment and development sectors. Several crucial questions were asked, and several profound answers were given, challenging Hollywood and global content creators to join forces and expand their focus on edutainment – immersing audiences in engaging stories while providing useful information.