2017 HPA Awards 

2017 Awards Schedule

Period of Eligibility for Entries Submission Period – Engineering Excellence Submission Period – Creative Categories “Early Bird” Entry Deadline “Intent to Enter” Petition for Deadline Engineering Presentations and Judging Creativity and Innovation Jury Creative Judging Panels Nominations Announced Awards Event
Sept. 7, 2016 – Sept. 5, 2017 April 23, 2017 – May 30, 2017 May 15, 2017 – July 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 July 10, 2017 June 17, 2017 Summer 2017 August 2017 TBD November 16, 2017


To promote creative artistry in the field of post production, and recognize the achievement of talent, innovation and engineering excellence in the larger professional media content industry. The first annual HPA Awards were held in November, 2006.

Show Date

November 16, 2017 7:00 pm Check-in and Pre-show reception 8:00 pm Awards Show Cocktail party immediately following the show in the Haas Pavilion. Cocktail attire suggested.

Show Location

Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90049

Awards Given

Creative Categories include Color Grading, Editing, Sound and Visual Effects in Film, Television and Commercials. Special Awards may also be presented, including Engineering Excellence, the HPA Judges Award for Creativity & Innovation, Charles S. Swartz Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Directions to the Show  


2017 Awards Sponsors


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