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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Headline 2012 Palm Springs Awards Gala

Posted Saturday January 7, 2012 10:01 PM GMT

Making for quite the star-laden spectacle, Hollywood's top names descended upon the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, California on Saturday evening (January 7).

There for The 23rd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala were Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, as the "Moneyball" actor was set to receive the Desert Palm Achievement Actor Award from presenter Jonah Hill during the ceremony's festivities.

Also in attendance was George Clooney, who was joined by his latest lady Stacy Keibler while set to be toasted with the Chairman's Award from presenters Grant Heslov and Shailene Woodley.

Other stars on-hand for the annual event were Desert Palm Achievement Actress winner Michelle Williams, along with Charlize Theron, Olivia Wilde, Jessica Chastain, Melissa McCarthy, Adrien Brody, Judy Greer, Octavia Spencer, Al Pacino, Tom Hanks and Career Achievement honoree Glenn Close.

The complete list of award winners and presenters for the gala is as follows:

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE
Octavia Spencer (“The Help”)
Presenter: Melissa McCarthy

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Stephen Daldry
(“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”)
Presenters: Tom Hanks and Thomas Horn

FREDERICK LOEWE AWARD
Howard Shore (“Hugo”)
Presenter: Mary Hart

SPOTLIGHT AWARD
Jessica Chastain (“The Help”)
Presenter: Al Pacino

SONNY BONO VISIONARY
Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”)
Presenters: Rep. Mary Bono Mack, Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo

INTERNATIONAL STAR
Gary Oldman (“Tinker, Tailor, Solider, Spy”)
Presenter: Adrien Brody

DESERT PALM ACHIEVEMENT, ACTRESS
Michelle Williams (“My Week with Marilyn”)
Presenter: Kenneth Branagh

DESERT PALM ACHIEVEMENT, ACTOR
Brad Pitt (“Moneyball” “The Tree of Life”)
Presenter: Jonah Hill

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT
Glenn Close (“Albert Nobbs”)
Presenter: Jeff Goldblum

CHAIRMAN’S AWARD
George Clooney (“The Descendants” “Ides of March”)
Presenters: Grant Heslov and Shailene Woodley

ENSEMBLE AWARD
Cast of “Young Adult”
Presenter: Olivia Wilde

Enjoy the pictures from the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala (January 7).

Photo Credit: Getty Images