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2019 HPA Tech Retreat Program Announced

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) unveiled the schedule for its 2019 HPA Tech Retreat®, set for February 11-15 2019. The Tech Retreat, which marks its 25th year in 2019, takes place over the course of a week in Palm Springs and offers an incomparable opportunity to meet and engage with well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business. ...

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HPA Announces 2018 Award Winners

The 13 annual Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards took place tonight, honoring the accomplishments of industry luminaries, behind-the-scenes artists and outstanding engineering teams. The HPA Awards set the bar for creative and technical achievement, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed around the world. Awards were given to talented ...

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HPA Announces Young Entertainment Professionals Class of 2019 During SMPTE 2018

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the 2019 class of Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP). Sponsored by HPA, YEP was developed to provide talented individuals early in their careers in the media content industry with connection, mentoring and opportunities for engagement. The announcement came during the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition ...

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Tech Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Rachel Payne to Keynote Women in Technology Luncheon

Rachel Payne has launched and sold tech companies, run for a congressional seat, managed foundations, and built global strategies for an impressive list of companies. On Oct. 22, Payne will share her experiences and insights with women working in tech and entertainment at the annual Women in Technology Luncheon, presented by HPA Women in Post and SMPTE. The popular gathering ...

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Nominees Announced for 2018 HPA Awards

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the 2018 nominees for the HPA Awards creative categories. The Awards are considered the standard bearer for creative excellence and technical innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity, honoring achievement and artistic excellence by individuals and teams who bring stories to life and outstanding content to audiences ...

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HPA Tech Retreat 2019 Issues Call for Proposals

The Hollywood Professional Association has issued the call for proposals for the 2019 HPA Tech Retreat®, the consistently sold-out annual gathering of professionals from around the world who work at the intersection of technology and creative media. The main conference, the most extensive portion of the HPA Tech Retreat, is determined by the proposals submitted during this process. The HPA Tech ...

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Victoria Alonso to Receive 2018 Charles S. Swartz Award

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Victoria Alonso, respected producer and Executive Vice President, Production for Marvel Studios, will receive the organization’s 2018 Charles S. Swartz Award at the HPA Awards on November 15. The HPA Awards recognize creative artistry, innovation and engineering excellence in the professional media content industry and the Charles S. Swartz Award honors the ...

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Blackmagic Design, Canon, Cinnafilm, and IBM Aspera & Telestream Named 2018 Winners of HPA Engineering Excellence Award

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2018 HPA Engineering Excellence Award.  Winners were determined at a blue ribbon judging session held at IMAX on the 16th of June. The coveted honor will be bestowed November 15, 2018 at the 13th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The ...

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HPA Awards Creative Categories Call for Entries Opens

Popular Awards for Creative and Technical Talent Adds New Categories The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened the Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 13th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials. The ...

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HPA Awards Engineering Excellence Call for Entries Opens

Coveted honor spotlights technical and creative ingenuity April 19, 2018 (Burbank, CA) – The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened its call for entries for the Engineering Excellence Award. Now in its 13 year, the HPA Engineering Excellence Award is considered one of the most important technology honors in the industry, spotlighting companies and individuals who draw upon technical and ...

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HPA Announces Expanded Program for 2018 Tech Retreat

IMF, AI Highlighted in Connective Week Today, the HPA unveiled additions to the Tech Retreat program and events that were outlined last month in its preliminary program announcements, continuing its reputation as an incomparable opportunity to meet and engage with a world-class roster of well-known and emerging leaders in engineering, technology, creativity and business. The HPA Tech Retreat will take ...

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HPA Awards Announce 2017 Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) bestowed the 2017 HPA Awards on Thursday night, during a sold-out gala celebration at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.  The HPA Awards have become the banner awards ceremony for the professional media content, recognizing individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in the creation of feature films, television, commercials, and entertainment content enjoyed ...

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SMPTE and HPA Announce Official Selections for 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., and LOS ANGELES — Sept. 21, 2017 — SMPTE(R), the organization whose standards work has supported a century of technological advances in entertainment technology, and the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) today announced the official selections for the 2017 SMPTE-HPA Student Film Festival. Jurors curated the official selections from 119 shorts submitted by student filmmakers from more than ...

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Hollywood Professional Association Opens 2018 Tech Retreat Call for Papers

Industry defining conference program seeks proposals LOS ANGELES (September 7 2017) ‑ The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has opened the call for proposals for the 2018 HPA Tech Retreat®. Key portions of the programming – the main program and the breakfast roundtables – are determined via this call for proposals. The HPA Tech Retreat will take place February 19-23 2018 ...

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HPA Awards Creative Categories Call for Entries Opens

May 15, 2017 (Los Angeles, CA) The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened its Call for Entries in Creative Categories for the 12th annual HPA Awards. These awards are considered standard-bearing honors for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, recognizing creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, television, and commercials. The HPA Awards shine a ...

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SMPTE Resources and Events at the 2017 NAB Show

2017 NAB Show‘s “The Future of Cinema Conference: The Intersection of Technology, Art, & Commerce in Cinema,” Produced in Partnership with SMPTE The 2017 NAB Show‘s “The Future of Cinema Conference: The Intersection of Technology, Art, & Commerce in Cinema, produced in partnership with SMPTE,” is scheduled for April 22-23. It will be among the highlights of the Society’s presence ...

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