Lots of the greatest stars in films and tv — together with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jada Pinkett Smith, Kiernan Shipka, Sandra Bullock, Tessa Thompson and Brie Larson — got here collectively to current and obtain honors on the 2019 MTV Film & TV Awards, hosted by “Shazam!” star Zachary Levi. And whereas non-attendees are capable of benefit from the present from the consolation of their houses, there are many moments that the cameras didn’t seize. Listed below are among the highlights:
Airplane occasion: The Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hangar, which is a well-liked occasion area for Hollywood occasions and galas (together with previous MTV Awards), obtained a makeover Saturday evening for the large present. An extended pink carpet was rolled out in entrance of the hangar, which is situated on the south facet of the airport, whereas the within of the venue was decked out with glitzy balloons, adorned tables and a sectioned-off space for company to face through the evening’s musical performances.
Sleep disadvantaged: Shipka, alongside along with her “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” co-stars Gavin Leatherwood and Ross Lynch, booked it straight from the set in Canada to the pink carpet Saturday evening as a way to current finest kiss award collectively on stage. The trio was solely capable of cram in a few hours of sleep on the aircraft earlier than getting glammed up for the night’s occasions. “It’s kinda surreal ‘trigger we had been on set at four a.m. in Vancouver this morning, so I don’t understand how we obtained right here,” Lynch advised Selection on the carpet earlier than the present.
Time for dinner: Film-themed snacks had been handed out to attendees all through the taping, with luggage of kettle popcorn and quite a lot of sweet to select from (together with Skittles, peanut M&Ms and Snickers bars) so company didn’t go away the ceremony hungry. Boozy drinks had been additionally a success for attendees 21 and older. Company had been handled to an open bar outdoors the venue earlier than the present kicked off, whereas servers supplied selfmade cocktails and canned alcoholic drinks, together with lime margaritas and Moscow mules, as soon as the occasion started.
Vaping through the taping: Although attendees’ telephones had been locked in air-tight luggage earlier than they entered the venue, safety wasn’t as strict on different electronics at this yr’s present — particularly when it got here to company’ vape units. Whereas most individuals managed themselves through the taping of the ceremony itself, vape smoke crammed the air throughout industrial breaks.
Rock on: Of all the large moments that went down on stage Saturday evening, like Lizzo acting at her first awards present or comedians Tiffany Haddish and Nick Kroll presenting awards, many attendees had been most excited to be in the identical room because the Rock, who was receiving the Era Award. “Euphoria” star Storm Reid and Colton Underwood of “The Bachelor” had been simply two of the bold-faced names who advised Selection they needed to fulfill the actor and producer. “I can’t wait to see the Rock; I’ve been an enormous fan of him,” Underwood advised Selection. “I feel every thing he’s gone by way of in life, the adversity he’s confronted and the person he’s immediately is tremendous inspiring to me and I can’t consider anyone extra deserving of the Era Award.”