HPA announces 2022 Young Entertainment Professionals class

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the members of the 2022 class of HPA Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP). Conceived to nurture the growth of the industry and elevate talented early-career professionals working in the media content industry, the YEP program has provided support, education, and encouragement to over one hundred young professionals to date … Read more

HPA Awards unveil 2021 creative category nominations

The HPA Awards Committee announced nominees for the 2021 HPA Awards creative categories. The HPA Awards, long seen as a standard bearer for creative accomplishment and technical innovation, honour outstanding achievement and artistic excellence by both individuals and teams. Returning to an in–person event this year, the winners of the creative category honours will be … Read more

David France and Ryan Laney to receive HPA Awards for Welcome to Chechnya

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced that director David France and visual effects supervisor Ryan Laney will receive the organisation’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation for 2021 for Welcome to Chechnya. The coveted distinction will be bestowed on November 18, 2021 at the HPA Awards gala at the Hollywood Legion. … Read more

Volunteer to judge the HPA Awards creative categories

Since 2006, the HPA Awards have been the standard bearer for excellence and innovation in an industry embracing an expanding array of groundbreaking technologies and creativity. Bestowed in a gala celebration each November, the Awards honour creative achievement, outstanding artistry, lifetime achievement, and engineering excellence. The November 18 Awards gala tickets go on sale August … Read more

HPA Awards open creative categories call for entries

The 2021 Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards call for entries for creative categories has opened. For over fifteen years, the HPA Awards have recognized the creative brilliance of the HPA community, honouring artistry in colour grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, episodic, and commercials. A sought-after honour, the HPA Awards have recognized … Read more

The Hollywood Professional Association announces ALL IN programme details

HPA has announced programme details for ALL IN, a free virtual event taking place May 24-27. Presented by HPA ALL, the foundational programme driving HPA-led actions focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the industry, ALL IN is a week-long virtual event to raise awareness and promote DEI efforts in the industry. ALL IN … Read more

Steven Poster ASC: “It’s a new day again”

IT’S A NEW DAY AGAIN We are artists. We are technicians. We are inventors. We are teachers. We are business people. We are traffic cops. But most of all we are story tellers. And we have vision. We are the only people on a production that have a consistent photographic vision from beginning to the … Read more

HPA Awards open HPA Engineering Excellence call for submissions

HPA Awards announced the call for submissions for the HPA Engineering Excellence Award is open. Entries will be accepted until 18 June 2021. Celebrating the creative brilliance and ingenuity of the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) community since 2006, the HPA Awards are sought after recognition by artists, companies, and technologists. In 2021, the HPA Awards … Read more