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HPA Announces 2019 Engineering Excellence Award Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee have announced the winners of the 2019 HPA Engineering Excellence Award. The winners were selected by a blue-ribbon judging panel after a session held at IMAX on June 22. Honors will be bestowed on November 21 at the 14th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The HPA ...

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Phil Kubel Named as Director of Hollywood Professional Association

The Hollywood Professional Association, the trade association serving the community of individuals and businesses who provide creative and technical expertise, support, tools and infrastructure for professional content creation, distribution and archive, announced today that industry veteran Phil Kubel has joined as the organization’s director. Kubel will be the Burbank-based presence of the HPA management team, managing the organization’s day-to-day business ...

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HPA Awards Open the Call for Entries in Creative Categories

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) has opened its call for entries in creative categories for the HPA Awards. The Awards, now in their 14th year, are considered important recognition for groundbreaking work and artistic excellence, acknowledging creative artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, episodic, and commercials. The 14th HPA Awards gala will be returning ...

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HPA Awards Opens Call For Entries For Engineering Excellence Award

For the 14th year, The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA®) will honor the companies and individuals who draw upon technical and creative ingenuity to develop breakthrough technologies with the HPA Engineering Excellence Award.  The call for entries for the Engineering Excellence Award opened today, and submissions will close on May 24, 2019. Joachim Zell, VP of Technology for EFILM and chair ...

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HPA IMF UG Looks Beyond Time Code

Today, during the HPA Tech Retreat, the HPA IMF UG (Interoperable Master Format User Group) announced that the first product of the group, the Best Practices Document on Timecode in IMF, is available for download. The HPA IMF UG is the first user group formed by HPA, and serves as a forum for users and implementers of the IMF family of ...

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EditShare Showcases IMF Innovation at HPA2019

Boston, MA — February 7, 2019 – EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage, QC and media management solutions, today announced that it will showcase its automated quality control solution, QScan and its IMF capabilities at the HPA Tech Retreat Innovation Zone from February 11-15, 2019 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in California. Powered by the award-winning ...

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HPA Tech Retreat Extra (TR-X) Announces Program: eSports: Dropping the Mic on Center Stage

Details, speakers and the Keynote for HPA TR-X (Tech Retreat Extra) have been announced. Now in its third year, HPA TR-X kicks off the HPA Tech Retreat, bringing together thought leaders and creatives for a deep dive into topics of particular interest to the community. This year TR-X will focus on eSports, entitled eSports: Dropping the Mic on Center Stage. ...

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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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