Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell are among the stars who attended a glitzy event in Los Angeles.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association luncheon saw celebrities accept 1.6 million dollars in cheques on behalf of charities.
Referring to a few botched speeches, Jonah got a laugh when he said: "If anything's been made clear to me here today, it's that not a single actor in Hollywood can read."
Vin told the audience how he saved up 47,000 dollars from a telemarketing job to make the film Strays, which sparked the attention of Robert Redford and led to an invite to Sundance in 1997 as a director/writer/star.
"(Sundance) is the only reason I have the luxury to stand before all of you. Otherwise, I'd still be a bouncer in New York," he said.