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Hollywood Foreign Press Association press conference recordings
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Description
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association press conference recordings span the years 1976-2005. The audio recordings which consist of more than 5,000 cassette tapes are of press conferences hosted by the organization for its membership. The member journalists use material from the conferences to write about films in current release. Typically, one of the film's stars and/or the director participate in the question and answer sessions.
Background
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) is an American non-profit organization located in West Hollywood, California. The HFPA membership consists of 90 journalists who write about the United States film industry for newspapers and magazines in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Latin America. The organization is best known for its annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
Extent
130 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.