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‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ ‘The Batman,’ ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Among HPA Award Nominees

Top Gun: Maverick, The Batman, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Dune are among the movies that received multiple HPA (Hollywood Professional Association) Award nominations. The annual HPA Awards recognizes postproduction talent in areas including color grading, editing, sound and visual effects. The voting period runs from September to September, meaning that some […]

Amazon Web Services, ARRI, LG, Mo-Sys to Receive HPA Engineering Awards

The winners of this year’s Hollywood Professional Association Awards for Engineering Excellence have been revealed. They are Amazon Web Services, for its Color in the Cloud remote service; ARRI, for its Reveal color science with improved dynamic range, color gamut, and rendering of skin tones; LG, for its UltraFine Pro OLED HDR monitor; and Mo-Sys Engineering, for […]

Warner Bros.’ Kim Waugh to Receive HPA Lifetime Achievement Award

Kim Waugh, executive vp of worldwide postproduction creative services for Warner Bros. Studio Operations, has been selected to receive the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) lifetime achievement award. It will be presented at the upcoming HPA Awards, held Nov. 17 at the Hollywood Legion Theater. In his current role, Waugh oversees creative teams, facilities and operations […]

HPA Awards: ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘Black Widow’ Among 2021 Winners

The Hollywood Professional Association revealed Thursday its annual HPA Award winners for outstanding achievements in postproduction. Hosted at the Hollywood Legion Theater via an in-person gala, awards were presented in the areas of color grading, sound editing and visual effects in commercial, episodic and feature film projects. Among the winners were Mikkel E. G. Nielsen […]

‘Black Widow,’ ‘The Mandalorian,’ ‘Hacks,’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ Among HPA Awards Nominees

The Hollywood Professional Association announced the nominees for its annual HPA Awards for postproduction, which are scheduled to be presented Nov. 18 at the Hollywood Legion Theater. Lovecraft Country earned four nominations for color grading, editing, sound and VFX. Hacks dominated the episodic editing categories, with four nominations. Multiple nominees also include Black Widow, Jungle Cruise, Minari, The Mandalorian […]