2017 HPA Awards 

2018 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 Excellence Judging Day

Creative Judging Panels

Awards Gala Tickets Orders Open

Engineering Winners Announced

Nominations Announced

Awards Gala Event

Sept. 6, 2017 – Sept. 4, 2018

April 13, 2018 – May 25, 2018

May 14, 2018 – July 13, 2018

June 11, 2018

July 13, 2018

June TBA, 2018

August, 2018

July, 2018

August, 2018

September, 2018

November 15, 2018


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 15, 2018 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. 


2017 Awards Sponsors


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