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HPA Awards Announces Call for Entries

6th HPA Award Gala Celebrates Excellence in Post Production


(Hollywood, CA)

The Hollywood Post Alliance

(r) has announced the Call for Entries for the 6th

Annual HPA(r) Awards

. Awards will be presented at a gala event at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, on November 10th, 2011.

The HPA Awards invite entries in the following competitive categories:

* Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process-Feature Film
* Outstanding Color Grading-Television
* Outstanding Color Grading-Commercial
* Outstanding Editing-Feature Film
* Outstanding Editing-Television
* Outstanding Editing-Commercial
* Outstanding Sound-Feature Film
* Outstanding Sound-Television
* Outstanding Sound-Commercial
* Outstanding Compositing-Feature Film
* Outstanding Compositing-Television
* Outstanding Compositing-Commercial
* Engineering Excellence

The period of eligibility is September 8, 2010 through September 6, 2011 and eligible work may have debuted domestically or internationally during this period. Entrants need not be members of the Hollywood Post Alliance or working in the U.S. to submit work for consideration. A list of last year’s winners can be found by visiting


Nominees and winners are selected by judging panels that are drawn from professionals in production and post-production. Entries for the Engineering Excellence Award will be invited to present at a special HPA judging event that will be open to the post community. A Call for Judges will be announced soon. Nominees will be announced in the fall.

Complete rules, guidelines and entry information are available at:

. Submissions for the creative categories will be accepted May 16, 2011 through July 29, 2011. Submissions for the Engineering Excellence Award will be accepted May 16, 2011 through July 1, 2011. Early Bird Entry (reduced fee for the creative categories) applies until July 1, 2011.

For information about sponsorship opportunities for the 2011 HPA Awards show, please contact Eileen Kramer at 213-614-0860 or write to

. For more information about the HPA Awards, visit

or call 213.614.0860.

About the Hollywood Post Alliance(r)

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(r) 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.

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