Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced

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Kudos for Hollywood's Post Production Community and Industry Innovators Bestowed At November 11th Show


(Los Angeles, CA) Last night at a gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles,

The Hollywood Post Alliance

presented the Fifth Annual HPA Awards. The HPA Awards honor the best of the best talent working behind the scenes in motion pictures, television and commercials. A number of special awards for Engineering Excellence, Lifetime Achievement and Creativity and Innovation were handed out during the event, the special awards had been announced earlier. The winners of the 2010 Hollywood Post Alliance Awards are: Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process - Feature Film "Alice in Wonderland" Stefan Sonnenfeld // Company 3 Outstanding Color Grading - Television "The Pacific - Episode Five" Steve Porter // Riot Outstanding Color Grading - Commercial AT&T "Legends" Siggy Ferstl // Company 3 Outstanding Editing - Feature Film "Inception" Lee Smith, A.C.E. Outstanding Editing - Television "Lost - The End" Mark J. Goldman, Christopher Nelson, A.C.E., Stephen Semel, A.C.E., and Henk van Eeghen, A.C.E. // Touchstone Television Outstanding Editing - Commercial American Express "Geoffrey Canada" Chris Franklin // Big Sky Editorial Outstanding Sound - Feature Film "District 9" Michael Hedges, Gilbert Lake, Brent Burge and Chris Ward // Park Road Post Production Outstanding Sound - Television "House - Help Me" Brad North, Joe DeAngelis, Luis Galdames and Jackie Oster // Universal Sound Outstanding Sound - Commercial Devil "Theatrical Trailer #1" David Brolin // Universal Studios Phil Daccord // Giaronomo Outstanding Compositing - Feature Film "Avatar" Erik Winquist, Robin Hollander, Erich Eder and Giuseppe Tagliavini // Weta Digital Outstanding Compositing - Commercial Kia Soul "This or That" Diramid Harrison Murray, Russell Dodgson, Tim Osborne and Adam Rowland // Framestore SPECIAL AWARDS: Lifetime Achievement Award: Ted Gagliano, President of

20th Century Fox

Feature Post Production Engineering Excellence Award:


Arnold + Richter Cine Technik (ARRI) Open EXR workflow

Digital Vision

Davio processor


Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation nextLAB Mobile


Custom Image Processing

Reliance MediaWorks


Gradient Effects

OUTPOST and LIGHTSTREAM Light Iron Digital For further information about the Hollywood Post Alliance, contact: 213.614.0860, or visit hpaonline.com. About the HPA Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) serves 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 were presented with generous support from Premier Sponsors: Avid, HP and NAB Show; Bronze Sponsors: Company 3, Encore Hollywood, Method Studios, Panasonic, Quantel; and Supporting Sponsors: AJA Video Systems, Modern VideoFilm, PRECO and SAN Solutions. # # # Media Contact: For information, images, or interviews: ignite strategic communications, ph: 818.303.8088 Christine Purse or Mimi Rossi