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Hollywood Post Alliance Awards Call For Entries

Awards recognize critically important post production talent

May 31, 2007

May 31, 2007 (Hollywood, CA) The Hollywood Post Alliance announced today that the call for entries for the HPA Awards has opened. This year marks the second HPA Awards, which recognizes creative and technical excellence in the art, science and craft of post-production. The HPA Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place on the evening of November 1, 2007 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

The HPA Awards invite entries in the following 13 categories:

  • Outstanding Color Grading using a digital intermediate process-Feature Film
  • Outstanding Color Grading-Television
  • Outstanding Color Grading-Commercial
  • Outstanding Editing-Feature Film
  • Outstanding Editing-Television
  • Outstanding Editing-Commercial
  • Outstanding Audio Post-Feature Film
  • Outstanding Audio Post-Television
  • Outstanding Audio Post-Commercial
  • Outstanding Compositing-Feature Film
  • Outstanding Compositing-Television
  • Outstanding Compositing-Commercial
  • Engineering Excellence

The period of eligibility is September 4, 2006 to September 3, 2007 and eligible work may have debuted domestically or internationally during this period. Entrants need not be members of the Hollywood Post Alliance to submit work.

Judging panels, drawn from professionals in production and post-production, will select nominees and winners. Entries for the Engineering Excellence Awards will be invited to present to engineering award judges at a special HPA event that will be open to the post community.

Complete rules, guidelines and entry are available at: Submissions will be accepted until August 15, 2007. There is an early bird entry fee which applies until July 6th, 2007. Nominations will be announced in early October.

For a complete list of last year’s winners and nominees, visit

About the Hollywood Post Alliance

The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) represents the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content.

About the HPA Awards

The HPA Awards were created to foster awareness of post production, promote creative and technical excellence, recognize the achievements of post production talent, and build involvement in the Hollywood Post Alliance. The HPA Awards will be presented with generous support from Gold Sponsor Autodesk; Silver Sponsors Grass Valley and Panasonic; and Bronze Sponsor Avid Technology. Additional sponsors to be announced shortly.