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Complete List Of 2017 HPA Award Winners Revealed

The HPA Awards, presented by The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) have become the banner awards ceremony for the post production community. The winners of the 2017 HPA Awards, which recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content, were awarded November 16, 2017 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Below is a complete list of the 2017 HPA Awards winners:
Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film
“Ghost in the Shell”
Michael Hatzer // Technicolor – Hollywood

Outstanding Color Grading – Television
“The Crown – Smoke and Mirrors”
Asa Shoul // Molinare

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial
Jose Cuervo – “Last Days”
Tom Poole // Company 3

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film   
“Dunkirk”
Lee Smith, ACE

Outstanding Editing – Television
“Stranger Things – Chapter 1: The Vanishing of Will Byers”
Dean Zimmerman

Outstanding Editing – Commercial
Nespresso – “Comin’ Home”
Chris Franklin // Big Sky Edit 

Outstanding Sound – Feature Film
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”
Addison Teague, Dave Acord, Chris Boyes, Lora Hirschberg // Skywalker Sound

Outstanding Sound – Television  (TIE):
“Stranger Things – Chapter 8: The Upside Down”
Craig Henighan // FOX
Bradley North, Joe Barnett, Adam Jenkins, Jordan Wilby, Tiffany S. Griffith // Technicolor – Hollywood
and
“American Gods – The Bone Orchard”
Bradley North, Joseph DeAngelis, Kenneth Kobett, David Werntz, Tiffany S. Griffith // Technicolor – Hollywood

Outstanding Sound – Commercial 
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games – “We’re The Superhumans”
Anthony Moore // Factory

Outstanding Visual Effects – Feature Film
“War for the Planet of the Apes”
Dan Lemmon, Anders Langlands, Luke Millar, Erik Winquist, Daniel Barrett // Weta Digital

Outstanding Visual Effects – Television
“Black Sails – XXIX”
Erik Henry
Yafei Wu, Nicklas Andersson, David Wahlberg // Important Looking Pirates
Martin Lippman // Rodeo

Outstanding Visual Effects – Commercial
Kia – “Hero’s Journey”
Robert Sethi, Chris Knight, Tom Graham, Jason Bergman // The Mill
The following special awards, which were previously announced, were also presented:

HPA ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD
Colorfront // Colorfront Engine
Dolby // Dolby Vision Post-Production Tools
RED Digital Cinema // WEAPON 8K Vista Vision
SGO // Mistika VR
Honorable Mentions were awarded to Canon USA, Inc. for Critical Viewing Reference Displays and to Eizo, Inc. for ColorEdge CG318-4K.

HPA JUDGES AWARD FOR CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION
NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services Company // The First Live 4K Stream from the International Space Station

HPA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Larry Chernoff
More information about the HPA Awards may be found by visiting: http://www.hpaonline.com