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School of Film Video Receives Grant at Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon

Hollywood Foreign Press Promises To Get Serious About Journalism, Gives $1.6M in Grants

HFPA's annual grant luncheon sets new record for its grants, introduces new president Theo Kingma.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association introduced its new officers and gave out $1.6 million in grants on Tuesday at a ceremony long on congratulations (self and otherwise) but short on any recognition of the rocky recent history the new HFPA president is working to overcome.

Incoming HFPA president Theo Kingma (left) has promised a new
era of transparency and journalistic responsibility after the stormy
tenures of his predecessors, Aida Takla-O’Reilly and Philip Berk. Their
terms were marked by legal disputes with a former publicist who alleged kickbacks and conflicts of interest, and with Dick Clark Productions over TV rights to the Golden Globes ceremonies.

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