Los Angeles, CA (November 6, 2007)–The Hollywood Post Alliance handed out its second Annual HPA Awards to the top behind-the-scenes talent working in motion pictures, television and commercials during a gala evening at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on November 1.
The winners of the 2007 Hollywood Post Alliance Award for Outstanding Audio Post – Feature Film were Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg of Soundelux and Scott Millan and David Parker of Todd-AO West for their work on The Bourne Ultimatum.
The award for Outstanding Audio Post – Television went to the Todd-AO crew of Mace Matiosian, Bill Smith, Yuri Reese, Ruth Adelman, Jivan Tahmizian and Chad Hughes for the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation episode “Living Doll.”
The final sound award, for Outstanding Audio Post – Commercial, was presented to Jeff Levy of Margarita Mix Santa Monica for STL – “Terrorism Has No Religion.”
The HPA also presented their Engineering Excellence Award to Quantel’s Genetic Engineering, and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Fred Rheinstein, founder of The Post Group. Additionally, KIWA’s VoiceQ ADR technology received Special Recognition.
Leon Silverman, president of HPA, also announced the Charles S. Swartz Award for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Post Production. Silverman noted, “It is with great honor and respect that the HPA seeks to perpetuate the memory of a truly important and gifted person whose life work, through this award, will be celebrated for years to come.” The first Charles S. Swartz Award will be given at the 2008 HPA Awards.
Hollywood Post Alliance Awards