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12 2013 Sep

Ray Dolby – a man of vision and a legacy of innovation 1933 – 2013

2012 Winner of the HPA Charles S. Swartz Award for Outstanding Contributions In the Field of Post Production

The HPA celebrates his many contributions to our industry and our lives

Remembering Ray Dolby from Dolby Laboratories

Some of our favorite photos of Ray Dolby at the 2012 HPA Awards Show

LA Times articleSound pioneer Ray Dolby of Dolby Laboratories dies at 80

The Hollywood Reporter articleGenius Sound Engineer Ray Dolby Dies at 80

ABC News articleHe was an American inventor and founder of the Dolby company

USA Today articleSound pioneer Ray Dolby dies



9 2013 Sep

Adobe Updates Video Capabilities in Creative Cloud

Adobe’s Creative Cloud has been a major hit for the company, and this week that Cloud gets some new capabilities with updates to video tools that add over 150 new features.

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9 2013 Sep

Tektronix Introduces Industry’s First Cloud-based QC Platform

QCloud Brings Revolutionary Cloud-based Quality Control Monitoring to Market, Offers Usage Based OpEx and No Upfront CapEx for Video Service Providers and Content Creators

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4 2013 Sep

2013 HPA Awards Announce Craft Category Nominees and Special Award Winners

Join us in celebration on November 7, 2013

Judges Award for Creativity & Innovation and Engineering Excellence Winners Revealed

Official Press Release


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29 2013 Aug

The Hollywood Post Alliance Announces Live Web Event, Press Conference

HPA Award Nominees in Craft Categories and Special Award Winners to be Revealed

Los Angeles, CA (August 29, 2013) In a first ever event for the organization, The will announce the craft category nominees, as well as the winners for the Engineering Excellence Award and HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production, via an online webcast. The webcast is presented by the HPA and is a live streaming event, accessible by desktop, tablet, or smartphone, with free, easy registration.
When: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 11:00AM PDT

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22 2013 Aug

2012 HPA Awards acceptance videos for Engineering Excellence and Creativity & Innovation

With the upcoming online event on Wednesday, September 4, where we will announce the 2013 HPA Awards winners in the Engineering Excellence and Judges Award for Creativity & Innovation categories, here is a look back at the 2012 winners!

2012 Enginnering Excellence Winners

Tachyon™ by Cinnafilm

StrongBox by Crossroads Systems

Dolby® Atmos™ by Dolby Laboratories

F65 Camera by Sony Electronics

2012 Judges Award For Creativity & Innovation in Post Production Winner

Sandbox by Gradient Interactive

19 2013 Aug

Avid Potential NASDAQ Delisting

16 2013 Aug

Moving pictures: An in-depth look at enhanced ’4D’ experiences

Film was once called “the language of sight and sound.” And that’s all that was needed creatively for “the seventh art,” as the French like to think of cinema. As of late, however, audiences are engaging all five senses at the movies and exhibitors have had to use their sixth sense to figure out what’s next.

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15 2013 Aug

New York Post-Production Hiring Up 25% After State Increases Credits

Seven post-production facilities have opened in the state since 2012

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12 2013 Aug

The U.S. Will Have 1 Million 4K TVs by 2015. Is That a Lot?

HDTV Won’t Be Eclipsed by Ultra HD Any Time Soon
The Consumer Electronics Association grabbed some headlines last week when it released new projections showing U.S. shipments of Ultra HD TV sets (UHDTVs) reaching 57,000 units in the U.S. last month — the first month for which CEA provided tracking — with total shipments looking to reach 1 million sometime in 2015. – See more at:
HDTV Won’t Be Eclipsed by Ultra HD Any Time Soon