Blackmagic Design congratulates Company 3â€˜s Siggy Ferstl and Stefan Sonnenfeld for scoring top honors at the fifth annual Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Awards, held on November 11. Both artists created their award winning projects using Blackmagic Designâ€™s DaVinci Resolve non-linear color correction system. Siggy won for the â€˜Outstanding Color Gradingâ€™ in the Commercial category for his work on the AT&T Legends advertising campaign. In the Feature Film category, Stefanâ€™s work on â€˜Alice in Wonderlandâ€™ took the prize for â€˜Outstanding Color Grading Using a DI Processâ€™. 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. â€œWe want to congratulate all the winners of this yearâ€™s HPA Awards,â€? said Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. â€œThese awards highlight the impact and power that the DaVinci Resolve has, from commercials to feature films. The fact that such talented colorists look to DaVinci Resolve as their tool of choice makes me proud.â€? About DaVinci Resolve Blackmagic Designâ€™s DaVinci Resolve is the worldâ€™s highest performance color correction solution for Mac OS X and Linux computers. DaVinci Resolve on Linux supports more real time color correction than any other system because itâ€™s not limited by the performance of the computer itâ€™s running on. DaVinci Resolve on Linux eliminates this performance barrier because its based on a cluster of computers with high performance GPU cards, so all processing is always real time. DaVinci Resolve has the power of a true real time performance solution so handles complex color grades even when using dozens of primaries, secondaries, Power Windowsâ„¢, multi point tracking, blurs, and more. The new Mac OS X version provides strong performance in a low cost solution. Customers can then easily upgrade from Mac to Linux for supercomputer power to handle 4K resolutions, stereoscopic 3D and real time grading direct from RED raw R3D files can be handled with ease. Availability and Price DaVinci Resolve is available now starting from US$995 for the software only Mac OS X version from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide. DaVinci Resolve on Linux is available from Blackmagic Design DaVinci specialists worldwide. Press Photography Product photos of the DaVinci Resolve and DaVinci Revival, as well as all other Blackmagic Design products, are available at
. About Blackmagic Design Blackmagic Design creates the worldâ€™s most advanced video editing products, video converters, routers, color correctors, film restoration software and waveform monitors for the feature film, post production and broadcast industries. Blackmagic Designâ€™s DeckLink, Mini Converters, Videohub routers and UltraScope waveform monitoring products revolutionize the television industry by making advanced post-production tools affordable to thousands of creative professionals. Blackmagic Designâ€™s DaVinci Emmyâ„¢ award winning color correction products continue to dominate and lead the industry with ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia.