THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2021
The bright red carpet, shimmering gowns, sharp tuxedos, dazzling diamonds, the thrilling pop of flashbulbs, and of course the world's biggest stars... The Palm Springs International Film Festival's signature showpiece event - and by far our biggest fundraiser - is the annual Film Awards.
This dazzling celebration of Hollywood's Academy Award Contenders kicks off Awards season each year as the Palm Springs International Film Festival rolls out the red carpet and welcomes the hottest industry players, A-list celebrities, and Palm Springs community leaders to an elegant dinner and awards ceremony. Year after year, the most buzzed-about names on the awards trail come to experience the unrivaled Palm Springs hospitality that creates an intimate event far removed from the frenzy of other awards shows. Here, Hollywood heavyweights settle in to share war stories, old friendships are rekindled, and new professional relationships are born over gourmet food and cocktails. It's a true testament to the Gala's charm that so many A-listers return year after year!
The Film Awards is held at the Palm Springs Convention Center
2021 Award Recipients
Awards Provided By
Awards are provided by Dale Chihuly, Chihuly Studios and John Kennedy Studio.
Chihuly is renowned for his ambitious architectural installations around the world, including in historic cities, museums and gardens. His artwork is included in more than 200 museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Corning Museum of Glass. To learn more about Chihuly and his artwork, please visit: www.chihuly.com facebook.com/chihuly @chihulystudio.
The sculptor John Kennedy (1931-2004) is widely known for his graceful bronze figures, which adorn parks, campuses, and public buildings around the world. Two of his most famous sculptures are Spirit of Audrey, dedicated to Audrey Hepburn and located at the UNICEF Headquarters in New York City, and The Entertainer, the official statuette of the Palm Springs International Film Festival. For more information on John Kennedy's sculpture please visit their page here.