Hollywood (July 24, 2006)–The Hollywood Post Alliance announced the call for entries is open for its debut HPA Awards. The HPA Awards were created to recognize 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, 2006.
The HPA Awards invite entries in 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, 2005 to September 3, 2006 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 Demo Event that will be open to the post community.
Complete rules, guidelines and entry forms are available at www.hpaawards.net. Submissions will be accepted until September 1, 2006; early bird entry fees will apply until August 9. Nominations will be announced in the fall.
Hollywood Post Alliance