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5 2012 Oct

7th Annual HPA Awards Gala Ticket Sales Open

Compelling, Community Centric Evening Celebrates
Post Production Excellence

October 5, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) Hollywood Post Alliance® – the trade association for the post production community – has announced that ticket sales are now open for the 2012 HPA Awards Show. Conceived to recognize the achievements of those individuals who work behind the scenes, with ingenuity and creativity, to create motion pictures, commercials and television programming, the HPA Awards launch Hollywood’s awards season, which culminates in the Oscars. The gala event unfolds on the evening of November 1st at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California.
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27 2012 Sep

Ray Dolby to Receive the Hollywood Post Alliance Charles S. Swartz Award

Industry Icon Honored for Transformative Contributions

September 27, 2012 (Los Angeles, Calif.) – The Hollywood Post Alliance® today announced that Ray Dolby, renowned inventor, engineer, and founder of Dolby Laboratories, has been named recipient of its Charles S. Swartz Award. Ray Dolby, accompanied by his family, will be honored during the 7th Annual HPA Awards ceremony on November 1, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. Ray’s son David Dolby will accept the award on his behalf.
“My father is deeply honored to have been chosen for this recognition,” said David Dolby. “Ray has always been committed to achieving transparency between the work of creative professionals and audiences around the world. We look forward to celebrating my father’s work and contributions at the Hollywood Post Alliance Awards.”

Leon Silverman, President of the HPA, stated, “The HPA is honored to recognize Ray Dolby, whose lifetime of creative innovation has had a profound impact on our industry and society. Through his own contributions to image and sound recording technology, and through the company he founded, Ray has played and continues to play a fundamental role in countless hours of entertainment enjoyed by audiences around the globe. His accomplishments epitomize the reason that the Charles S. Swartz award was created.”
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13 2012 Sep

2012 Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Announce Nominees

September 13, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced the nominees for the 2012 HPA Awards. The Awards honor excellence in post production and bring recognition to the achievements of individuals and companies who are engaged in significant and revolutionary work in post production. The nominees in the 12 craft categories were chosen from a field of talented and innovative entries in color grading, editing, sound, and compositing for motion pictures, commercials and television. This year marked the largest number of entries in the Awards’ history. The winners of the 2012 HPA Awards will be announced at a gala evening at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA on November 1st, 2012.
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5 2012 Sep

Hollywood Post Alliance Announces the 2012 HPA Engineering Excellence Award Winners

Sony, Dolby, Cinnafilm and Crossroads Win Recognition

September 5, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance® – the trade association for the post production community – has announced the 2012 recipients of the organization’s HPA Engineering Excellence Award sponsored by Nab Show. The winners, Sony Electronics, Cinnafilm, Dolby Laboratories and Crossroads Systems were selected from a large and varied field of technology offerings. The coveted honor is an integral part of the HPA Awards, which have become the standard by which creative and technical excellence in the art, science and craft of post production is measured. The 2012 HPA Engineering Excellence Award will be bestowed upon its recipients at a gala event scheduled for November 1, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
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28 2012 Aug

Gradient Interactive Tapped for Hollywood Post Alliance 2012 Creativity & Innovation Award

“Sandbox” Takes The Prize

August 28, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) The HPA announced today that the organization’s distinguished HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production will be awarded to Gradient Interactive for their pre-visualization product, Sandbox.

The Creativity and Innovation Award recognizes companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in post production, whether in creative storytelling and/or technical innovation. Gradient was chosen from a large and varied field of entrants who provided presentations to a blue ribbon judging panel and will be on hand to accept the award during the HPA Awards gala on November 1, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.
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8 2012 Jun

The Hollywood Post Alliance® Engineering Excellence Award Opens Call For Entries

Outstanding Engineering Technologies for Post Production Sought for Revered Honor

June 8, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced the 2012 Call for Entries for its coveted Engineering Excellence Award. The Engineering honor showcases inventors, manufacturers, vendors and/or peer post production companies for outstanding product or technology application offerings. Valid offerings may include products or processes, and must represent a step forward for its industry beneficiaries. The HPA Engineering Excellence Award is recognized as one of the most important technology honors in the post production industry.
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31 2012 May

The Hollywood Post Alliance® Opens Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation Call For Entries

Award Spotlighting Out of the Box Thinking in Post Production Seeks Submissions

May 31, 2012 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance® has opened its Call for Entries for the HPA® Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production. Conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated a notable step in post production from a technical, creative or efficiency perspective, the Award has consistently attracted the most thoughtful and forward thinking companies and individuals in the industry. A jury of peers and industry experts will judge the award submissions. This year’s ceremony will mark the 4th year that the Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production has been given.
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10 2012 May

The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens the 2012 HPA Awards Call for Entries

Industry Honors Focus on Innovation, Creativity, Excellence in Post Production

May 10, 2012 (Hollywood, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance® has announced the opening of its Call for Entries for the 2012 HPA® Awards. The standard bearer for excellence and innovation in Post Production, the Awards honor the individuals and companies who are engaged in noteworthy and groundbreaking work in post production. The gala award ceremony will take place on the evening of November 1, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year’s competition marks the seventh year of the HPA Awards.
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