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The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens the 2012 HPA Awards Call for Entries

Industry Honors Focus on Innovation, Creativity, Excellence in Postproduction


May 16, 2012
May 10, 2012 (Hollywood, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced the opening of its Call for Entries for the 2012 HPA Awards.  The standard bearer for excellence and innovation in Post Production, the Awards honor the individuals and companies who are engaged in noteworthy and groundbreaking work in post production.  The gala award ceremony will take place on the evening of November 1, 2012 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year’s competition marks the seventh year of the HPA Awards.

The Hollywood Post Alliance created the HPA Awards to bring to the forefront the individual talent as well as the creative and technical achievements that go into the post production process.

The HPA Awards invite entries in the following competitive categories:
* Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process-Feature Film
* Outstanding Color Grading-Television
* Outstanding Color Grading-Commercial
* Outstanding Editing-Feature Film
* Outstanding Editing-Television
* Outstanding Editing-Commercial
* Outstanding Sound-Feature Film
* Outstanding Sound-Television
* Outstanding Sound-Commercial
* Outstanding Compositing-Feature Film
* Outstanding Compositing-Television
* Outstanding Compositing-Commercial
* Engineering Excellence
* HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production
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The period of eligibility for the HPA Awards is September 7, 2011 through September 10, 2012 and eligible work must have debuted domestically and or internationally during this period.  Entrants need not be members of the Hollywood Post Alliance or working in the U.S. to submit work for consideration. A list of last year’s winners can be found by visiting www.hpaawards.net.

Complete rules, guidelines and entry information are available at: www.hpaawards.net. Submissions for the creative categories will be accepted May 10, 2012 through July 10, 2012 and Early Bird Entry (reduced fee for the creative categories) applies until June 8, 2012. Submissions for the Engineering Excellence Award and the Creativity and Innovation Award will be accepted May 10, 2012 through June 15, 2012. Entrants for the Engineering Excellence Award will be invited to present at a special HPA judging event.  

For information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2012 HPA Awards show, please   contact Eileen Kramer at 213-614-0860 or write to ekramer@hpaonline.com.  For more information about the HPA Awards, visit www.hpaawards.net or call 213.614.0860.


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