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- Published on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 20:10
- Written by P3 Update
The 2013 Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Awards were recently handed out at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The HPA recognizes postproduction companies and individuals for their outstanding contributions in creating feature films, television shows, commercials and visual entertainment for worldwide enjoyment. A full audience of industry insiders and luminaries attended the eighth annual gala to spotlight the most innovative leaders in postproduction with three special honors and awards in 12 creative categories. One such winner is Avid, which was honored with the prestigious Charles S. Swartz Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Postproduction. Avid President/CEO Louis Hernandez, Jr. accepted the award on behalf of the company. Other special awards included Engineering Excellence and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Postproduction.
Below are the HPA Award winners for 2013:
OUTSTANDING COLOR GRADING (sponsored by Dolby Laboratories):
Feature Film: Life of Pi, David Cole, Technicolor
Television: “Castle” (“Hunt”), Anthony Smith, Encore
Commercial: Under Armour (“Brought to You by Under Armour”), Tom Poole, Company 3
Feature Film: Argo, William Goldenberg, ACE
Television: “Breaking Bad” (“Dead Freight”), Skip MacDonald, ACE
Commercial: Nextel/Ferrari (“Combustion”), Doobie White, Therapy Studios
Feature Film: Argo, Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn, John Reitz and Gregg Rudloff, Warner Bros. Sound
Television: “Game of Thrones” (“The Climb”), Tim Kimmel, Paula Fairfield, Brad Katona, Jed Dodge, Onnalee Blank and Mathew Waters, Todd AO
Commercial: Honda (“Hands”), Anthony Moore, Factory
OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS
Feature Film: Pacific Rim, Lindy DeQuattro, Eddie Pasquarello, Nigel Sumner, Derrick Carlin and Chris Lentz, Industrial Light & Magic
Television: “Game of Thrones” (“Valar Dohaeris”), Joe Bauer, Jabbar Raisani, Jörn Grosshans and Sven Martin, Pixomondo; Doug Campbell, Spin VFX
Commercial: Galaxy (“Chauffeur”), Simon French, William Bartlett, Stephen Cullingford and Grant Walker, Framestore
HPA ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD (sponsored by the NAB Show):
DTS, Inc. – MDA; NVIDIA – NVIDIA GRID Visual Computing Appliance (VCA); Sony Pictures Imageworks and The Foundry – FLIX; and Telestream 16-bit 4:4:4:4 Transcoding Technology
HPA JUDGES AWARD FOR CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION IN POSTPRODUCTION:
Park Road Post Production – Next Generation Feature Film Workflow: Enabling HFR 48FPS Stereoscopic 3D on Set to on Screen