July 28, 2010

Nicole Kidman Presents At The
Hollywood Foreign Press
Association's Installation Luncheon

The HFPA, which the public knows best as the body that awards the Golden Globes, held their annual luncheon at which the elected board members and officers are introduced and more than $1.5 million was handed out to non-profits and film school scholarship funds. Also in attendance at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons were Jane Lynch, Ryan Phillippe, Bryan Cranston, Eva Longoria Parker, John Slattery, and Matthew Fox.

From Twitter

AdrienneLuce: The HFPA us giving out awards to 41 non profits, Nicole Kidman is accepting an award for film preservation right now. about 3 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone


Acceptance remarks on behalf of the grants were made by Nicole Kidman (The Film Foundation), John Slattery (UCLA), Annette Bening (Sundance Institute), Aaron Sorkin (Higher Education Fellowships & Institutional Support Grants), Bryan Cranston (Professional Training & Mentoring Grants), Ryan Phillippe (FilmAid International), Jane Lynch and "Glee" Co-Creator Ian Brennan (Outfest), Carla Gugino (LA Conservancy, MOMA, UC Berkeley, LACMA and other Preserve The Culture & History Of Film Grants), Matthew Fox (American Cinematheque, Levantine Cultural Center, and Latin American Cinemateca), and Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco (Pre-Professional Training & Education Grants)


* The Film Foundation -- $350,000
* Los Angeles Conservancy -- $35,000
* Museum of Modern Art -- $20,000
* Outfest -- $30,000
* UC Berkeley, Pacific Film Archive -- $15,000

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Nicole with HFPA President Philip Berk


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