2018 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards
The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2018 HPA Engineering Excellence Award, determined at a blue ribbon judging session held at IMAX on the 16th of June. The honor will be bestowed November 15, 2018, at the 13th annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
The winners of the 2018 HPA Engineering Excellence Award are:
- Blackmagic Design – DaVinci Resolve 15
- Canon – Visual and Technical Monitoring of HDR Images
- Cinnafilm, Inc. – PixelStrings
- IBM Aspera & Telestream – Telestream Vantage with Lightspeed Live Capture powered by Aspera
Samsung received an Honorable Mention for Samsung Onyx Cinema LED technology.
The Engineering Excellence Award was created to spotlight and reward companies and individuals providing services to the professional media content industry for their outstanding technical and creative ingenuity in media, content production, finishing, distribution and archive. In addition to the honors for excellence in engineering, the HPA Awards will recognize excellence in 12 craft categories including color grading, editing, sound and visual effects. The recipients of the Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation and other special awards will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets for the 13th annual HPA Awards will be available for purchase later this summer. More information about the HPA Awards and the Hollywood Professional Association, as well as sponsorship and congratulatory advertising opportunities, can be found at www.hpaonline.com.