Members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association held their annual lunch in Beverly Hills and presented financial awards and announced newly elected officers.

Grants went to organisations including CalArts, FIND, Sundance Institute and the International Documentary Association.

HFPA president Theo Kingma announced the new HFPA officers: Lorenzo Soria (vice-president), Meher Tatna (treasurer), Lilly Lui (executive secretary), Yoram Kahana (chairman).

Board members are: Vera Anderson, Luca Celada, Helen Hoehne, Aida Takla-O’Reilly and Jack Tewksbury.

The new COO and legal counsel is Gregory Goeckner.