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Winners Of The HPA Awards Announced

Ryan Miller, Capture Imaging

 On November 12th, The Hollywood Post Alliance presented the Fifth Annual HPA Awards.  The HPA Awards honor the best of the best talent working behind the scenes in motion pictures, television and commercials.   A number of special awards for Engineering Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Creativity and Innovation were handed out during the event, the special awards had been announced earlier.

 

Below is a complete list of the evening’s award recipients:

 

 

Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process – Feature Film

“Alice in Wonderland”                            

Stefan Sonnenfeld // Company 3

 

Outstanding Color Grading – Television 

“The Pacific – Episode Five”

Steve Porter // Riot

 

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial  

AT&T “Legends”                        

Siggy Ferstl // Company 3

 

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film

“Inception”

Lee Smith, A.C.E.

Outstanding Editing – Television

“Lost – The End” 

Mark J. Goldman, Christopher Nelson, A.C.E., Stephen Semel, A.C.E., and Henk van Eeghen, A.C.E. // Touchstone Television

                       

Outstanding Editing – Commercial

American Express "Geoffrey Canada"

Chris Franklin // Big Sky Editorial

 

Outstanding Sound – Feature Film     

“District 9”

Michael Hedges, Gilbert Lake, Brent Burge and Chris Ward // Park Road Post Production

 

Outstanding Sound – Television         

“House – Help Me”

Brad North, Joe DeAngelis, Luis Galdames and Jackie Oster // Universal Sound

           

Outstanding Sound – Commercial 

Devil “Theatrical Trailer #1”

David Brolin // Universal Studios

Phil Daccord // Giaronomo

 

Outstanding Compositing – Feature Film

“Avatar”

Erik Winquist, Robin Hollander, Erich Eder and Giuseppe Tagliavini // Weta Digital

 

Outstanding Compositing – Commercial

Kia Soul “This or That”

Diramid Harrison Murray, Russell Dodgson, Tim Osborne and Adam Rowland // Framestore

SPECIAL AWARDS:

 

Lifetime Achievement Award:

 

Ted Gagliano, President of 20th Century Fox Feature Post Production

 

Engineering Excellence Award:

 

             ALEXA

             Arnold + Richter Cine Technik (ARRI)

 

            Open EXR workflow

            Digital Vision

 

            Davio processor

            Cine-tal

 

Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

 

nextLAB Mobile

FotoKem

 

Custom Image Processing

Reliance MediaWorks

 

GLoW

Gradient Effects

 

OUTPOST and LIGHTSTREAM

Light Iron Digital