The stars of the awards season — Helen Hunt, Helen Mirren, Ben Affleck, Ang Lee, Tom Hooper — hung out with TheWrap at our Palm Springs photo shoot
Naomi Watts, honored for her performance in "The Impossible," greets director Ang Lee ("Pi") with composer Mychael Danna in the background.
Naomi Watts arrives at TheWrap's photo shoot, with Oscar columnist Steve Pond as her escort.
After the red carpet, before the awards. Backstage at TheWrap photo shoot.
Helen Hunt (right), honored for her performance in "The Sessions," with Helen Mirren, who co-starred in "Hitchcock."
TheWrap's Steve Pond with actor-director-producer Ben Affleck, of "Argo."
Helen Mirren with husband, director Taylor Hackford, and TheWrap's Sharon Waxman and Steve Pond.
Bryan Cranston, of "Argo," waits backstage for his turn at the photo shoot.
Ben Affleck and Bryan Cranston chat at the photo shoot with TheWrap's editor Sharon Waxman.
Director Robert Zemeckis ("Flight") and wife Leslie catch up with Taylor Hackford and Helen Mirren.
John Hawkes, star of "The Sessions," arrives at the photo shoot
Helen Mirren ("Hitchcock") chats with Bryan Cranston ("Argo").
Ben Affleck in the foreground as Wrap editor Sharon Waxman greets Eddie Redmayne ("Les Miserables").
Honoree Tom Hooper, the director of "Les Miserables," with Eddie Redmayne, who sings the part of Marius in the movie musical.
Richard Gere, honored for his leading performance in "Arbitrage," greets Sharon Waxman backstage.
Bradley Cooper ("Silver Linings Playbook") rushes through on his way from the photo shoot into the awards ceremony.
Alan Arkin, honored with the cast of "Argo," heads out from the shoot