Former Paramount Pictures chief Sherry Lansing lauded her friend Jane Fonda on Wednesday for her pioneering work in film, fitness, philanthropy and activism.
Actress Kirsten Dunst and Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal presented a tribute to Laura Ziskin. The late filmmaker and Stand Up To Cancer founder helped raise more than $180 million for research before succumbing to the disease in June.
"The Help" author Kathryn Stockett and stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer saluted Hollywood's future female talents: 12 Los Angeles-area high school juniors who will be mentored by female entertainment executives for the next year.
Chelsea Handler and Kate Bosworth also attended the event.