Outstanding Visual Effects – Sponsored by Canon

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS – FEATURE FILM

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”HPA_winnersbanner_2015
Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, R. Christopher White, Matt Aitken // Weta Digital

“Tomorrowland”
Craig Hammack, Eddie Pasquarello, Francois Lambert, Maia Kayser, Barry Williams // Industrial Light & Magic

“Birdman”
Ara Khanikian, Sebastien Moreau, Sebastien Francoeur, Patrick David, Laurent Spillemaecker // Rodeo FX

“Into the Woods”
Matt Johnson, Christian Irles, Daniel Tarmy, Nicolas Chevallier, Benoit Dubuc // MPC

“Jurassic World”
Tim Alexander, Glen McIntosh, Tony Plett, Kevin Martel, Martyn Culpitt // Industrial Light & Magic

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS – TELEVISION

“Game of Thrones – The Dance of Dragons”HPA_winnersbanner_2015
Joe Bauer, Steve Kullback, Derek Spears, Eric Carney, Jabbar Raisani // Fire and Blood Productions

“Marvel’s Agent Carter – Now Is Not The End”
Sheena Duggal, Richard Bluff, Jay Mehta, Chad Taylor, Cody Gramstad // Industrial Light & Magic

“Black Sails – XVIII”
Erik Henry // Starz
Ken Jones // Digital Domain
Nic Spier // Shade FX
Christina Spring, Bjorn Ahlstedt // Crazy Horse Effects

“Ripper Street – Whitechapel Terminus”
Ed Bruce, Nicolas Murphy, John O’Connell, Joseph Courtis, Ronan Gantly // Screen Scene

“The Flash – Grodd Lives”
Armen V. Kevorkian, Andranik Taranyan, Stefan Bredereck, Jason Shulman, Gevork Babityan // Encore VFX

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS – COMMERCIAL

“Game Of War – Decisions”HPA_winnersbanner_2015
Benjamin Walsh, Brian Burke, Ian Holland, Brandon Nelson // Method Studios

Shell – “Shapeshifter”
Russell Dodgson, Robert Herrington, Ahmed Gharraph, Rafael Camacho // Framestore UK

General Electric – “Invention Donkey”
Seth Gollub, Theo Jones, Russell Miller, Raul Ortego // Framestore NY

Game Of War – “Time”
Benjamin Walsh, Brian Burke, Ian Holland, Chris Perkowitz // Method Studios

Pepsi – “Halftime Touches Down”
Chris Eckhardt, Michael Ralla // Framestore


HPA ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD – Sponsored by NAB Show

Canon – 4K Cine Zoom LensHPA_winnersbanner_plural_2015
Dolby – Dolby Vision™ Projector
Panasonic – 4K Camera Imagers
Quantel – Pablo Rio 8K
Sony Electronics – BVMX300 Monitor

Honorable Mention – Colorfront, Interactive HFR Frame-Blending

JUDGES AWARD FOR CREATIVITY & INNOVATION

ESPN – ESPN Digital Center 2HPA_winnersbanner_2015

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Leon D. SilvermanHPA_winnersbanner_2015