Alan Arkin, Ben Affleck, Harold Matzner, and Bryan Cranston
Diane Lane and Richard Gere
Tom Holland and Naomi Watts
The red carpet was filled with Hollywood’s elite at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on January 5, where stars like Ben Affleck, Naomi Watts, Sally Field, and Bradley Cooper were honored for their exceptional performances in this year’s top films. The event, presented by Cartier, featured a welcome reception where guests enjoyed wines by Chateau St. Jean and Ketel One cocktails, followed by a seated dinner and the awards presentation.
Other honorees included Richard Gere, who received the Chairman’s Award for his work in Arbitrage, Helen Mirren, who took home the International Star Award, and Helen Hunt, who earned the Spotlight Award for her role in The Sessions. Directors Tom Hooper and Robert Zemeckis were also lauded, while stars like Eddie Redmayne, Bill Pullman, Diane Lane, and Martin Sheen attended to show their support for colleagues. After the gala, guests gathered at The Parker Palm Springs for an afterparty featuring a spread of fresh vegetables, breads, cheeses, desserts, DJ music, and cocktails by Don Julio and Johnnie Walker Black.