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UPLOAD INFORMATION:

TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY AND UPLOAD VIEWING MATERIALS, GO TO: https://hpaawards.sohonet.com

FOLLOW THE PROMPT TO REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT AND CLICK HERE FOR STEP BY STEP ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS.

Tech Support: techsupport@hpaawards.net

 

QUICK FORMAT GUIDE

Materials: (See sections B and C of the Awards Entry Rules for full details)

  1. Pro Res HQ File Media Guidelines – For all categories other than Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film:
    i. Codec – Pro Res 422 HQ
    ii. Quicktime Files
    iii. Color Space – Rec 709, gamma 2.4
    iv. Resolution – 1920 x 1080
    v. 23.98 fps
    vi. Viewing materials can be uploaded as part of the entry submission process at https://hpaawards.sohonet.com. See section D (page 21) for a complete walk through of the entry submission process.
  2. H.264 File Media Guidelines – Editing for Television category ONLY:
    i. 1920 x 1080P
    H.264 High Profile
    Chroma 4:2:0 or 4:2:2
    BitRate 8 Mbs
  3. DCP Submission Guidelines
    i.    Submissions should be submitted as an unencrypted DCP file and delivered on a USB hard drive to:
    Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema
    Attn: Sharra Updike
    2233 North Ontario St. 3rd Floor
    Burbank, CA 91504
    C/O HPA Awards
    (818) 260.3871
    sharra.updike@bydeluxe.com
    ii. DCPs are due at Deluxe by the regular submission deadline of July 8.  Please send a note to info@hpaawards.net with your entry number, project title, shipping method and the date that your submission material was sent to Deluxe. If you will be requesting an extension to get your DCP to Deluxe, please note that entry materials must be received no later than 5:00 pm on Wednesday, July 13.
  4. Sound submission guidelines
    i. Codec – Pro Res 422 HQ
    ii. Submissions should be submitted on a Pro Res HQ file. The viewing material should include both the completed sound mix for judging and matching video.
    iii. The format of the sound can be either Stereo or Surround, as long as all mix tracks are final and correctly labeled. (Typical format for 5.1:  L, C, R, Ls, Rs, LFE).
    iv. A PCM audio track should be used for both Stereo and Surround entries.

 

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Quick Format Guide