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Are the BAFTAs Now the Second Biggest Film Awards (After the Oscars)?

This year’s Golden Globes awards in January took place behind closed doors, with no red carpet, no celebrities, no press and no audience. While there was obviously COVID-19 and the Omicron surge to consider, the main factor behind this distinctly un-Globes complete removal of fanfare was the HFPA’s dramatic and well-documented fall from grace and […]

Golden Globes: HFPA’s Longtime PR Firm Sunshine Sachs Exits (Exclusive)

Sunshine Sachs, the longtime public relations firm for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, has severed its relationship with the organization behind the annual Golden Globe Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The bicoastal PR firm headed by veteran publicists Ken Sunshine and Shawn Sachs, which represented the HFPA since 2011 and also counts as clients […]

Michaela Jae Rodriguez Celebrates After Historic Golden Globes Win: “The Door Is Now Open”

Although much of Hollywood reacted with a shrug to Sunday’s announcement of the Golden Globe Awards winners amid a year of criticism over inclusivity and ethics, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez was not one to downplay her appreciation. The Pose star became the first trans woman to score a Globe when she won for best actress in […]

‘The Power of the Dog,’ ‘West Side Story’ Top Golden Globes in Private Ceremony Amid Ongoing Boycott

The Power of the Dog, West Side Story and Succession were among the winners of the 79th Golden Globe Awards, announced on Sunday night via social media and not, as in years past, as part of a star-studded, boozy, nationally televised gala. This, as much as anything, illustrates the stunning fall from grace experienced over […]

Golden Globes to Be Held as “Private Event” With No Live Stream Available

Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony will be unprecedented in more ways than one. The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that there will be no live stream available for the event. A rep for HFPA said in a statement, “This year’s event is going to be a private event and will not be live-streamed. We will be providing […]

Golden Globes to Take Place Without Celebs, Press or Audience in Attendance

The 79th Golden Globe Awards, set for Sunday, will highlight the philanthropic efforts of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — which The Hollywood Reporter has previously written about — with winners announced intermittently throughout a 90-minute gathering at the Beverly Hilton, the HFPA revealed Tuesday. There will be no red carpet and no celebrities, non-HFPA […]

Golden Globe Noms: HFPA Boss Says Group Has “Done the Work,” Talks Ceremony Plans and Snoop Dogg Cameo

“This has been a year of change and reflection for the HFPA,” Helen Hoehne said from the podium inside a Beverly Hilton ballroom shortly after 6 a.m. to kick off Monday’s Golden Globes nominations announcement, wasting no time in addressing the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s ongoing reforms and efforts to diversify its ranks following a […]

Golden Globes: HFPA Announces Nominations Despite Ongoing Boycott

It wasn’t the nationally televised, star-studded announcement to which people have become accustomed, but, bright and early on Monday morning, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association revealed a new set of Golden Globe nominations, just as it has done for the previous 78 years — this despite the fact that the Hollywood community the group of […]

Golden Globes: HFPA Brings on Chief Diversity Officer

The embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization behind the Golden Globe Awards that came under fire earlier this year following a Los Angeles Times exposé about its demographics and ethics, has retained a chief diversity officer as it seeks to reform itself and quell an industry boycott. Neil Phillips, a Florida-based speaker and entrepreneur […]

Golden Globes: Embattled HFPA Announces 21 New Members, 6 Black

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association now has six Black members. Best known for hosting the annual Golden Globe Awards, the organization of journalists for non-American outlets came under fire last February when a Los Angeles Times exposé revealed that it counted zero Black people among its then 87 members. The 78th Golden Globe Awards went […]

Golden Globes: HFPA Appoints 5 Non-Members to Help Vet Applicants

Five “journalism professionals” who are not members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association have accepted invitations to join the embattled organization’s credentials committee, meaning they and four current HFPA members will be the ones screening membership applications moving forward, with the goal of substantially increasing the number of Black journalists who get to vote for […]

Golden Globes: Helen Hoehne Elected HFPA President

Helen Hoehne, a German member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association since 2004 and on its board of directors since 2012, has been elected president of the embattled organization behind the annual Golden Globe Awards, the HFPA announced Wednesday. Hoehne, who had served as the HFPA’s vice president since September 2020, was chosen for the […]