HPA TR-X presents: The Use of Cinema Cameras in Multicam Live Productions

Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced additional details for the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat, which will kick off with TR-X on the afternoon of Monday, February 21. The Tech Retreat returns as an in-person event in Palm Springs from February 21-24. Now in its sixth year, TR-X is an intensive afternoon featuring thought leaders discussing trends … Read more

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 Tech Retreat announces main programme details for 2022

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the main program for the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat, which returns to an in person event from February 21-24 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA. Comprised of the main conference program, Supersession, TR-X and the Innovation Zone as well as extensive networking and … Read more

Exploring virtual production experientially at the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat

HPA has announced that the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat Supersession, a daylong immersive exploration of a topic of critical interest to the industry, will focus on virtual production. Helmed by post executive Kari Grubin and ETC’s Erik Weaver, the event will engage participants in a hands-on experience of the promises and challenges of virtual production, from conception … Read more

2021 HPA Awards honour excellence in creative work and industry leadership

Set against the backdrop of the beautiful and historic Hollywood Legion Theatre, the 2021 HPA Awards celebrated exceptional work in colour grading, sound, editing, and visual effects in commercial, episodic, and feature projects. Returning to a sold-out gala after a virtual event in 2020, this year’s HPA Awards brought Hollywood golden era flavour to 2021. … Read more

HPA’s Young Entertainment Professionals program open for applications

HPA (Hollywood Professional Association) has opened the call for applications for the 2022 Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) program. Since its inception in 2015, the growing YEP program has supported the careers of talented creative, technical, project management and administrative professionals between the ages of 21 and 32 through mentorship, community building and educational offerings. Applications … Read more

Submit your proposal for the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat

When the film industry gathers at the HPA Tech Retreat in February, will you be part of the conversation? Submit your main program proposal before October 29 to find out. Bring your boldest arguments and benefit from the rigorous conversation that follows – the HPA Tech Retreat is where your ideas benefit from candid analysis … Read more

David France & Ryan Laney will receive HPA award for Welcome to Chechnya

The HPA Awards Committee has announced that director David France and visual effects supervisor Ryan Laney will receive the 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. The Judges Award for Creativity … Read more

HPA issues call for proposals for 2022 tech retreat

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has issued the call for proposals for the 2022 HPA Tech Retreat, the annual gathering of professionals from around the world who work at the intersection of technology and creative media.  The 2022 HPA Tech Retreat will take place February 21-24 at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa … 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

Engineering excellence winners announced for 2021 HPA Awards

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2021 HPA Awards for Engineering Excellence.  The HPA Awards, including the HPA Award for Engineering Excellence, will be bestowed on November 18 during a live gala at the Hollywood Legion. The process to be considered for an HPA Engineering Excellence Award included … Read more

HPA Awards returns in person this November at Hollywood Legion

The 2021 HPA Awards, the celebration of the talent and brilliance of the media and entertainment community from around the world, returns to an in-person event on November 18 at the historic Hollywood Legion Theatre in Hollywood. Plans are underway for a shimmering evening of fun, celebration, and recognition. The Hollywood Legion Theatre is part of … Read more

New episode of HPA’s ‘Through The Frame’ explores Netflix’s Jupiter’s Legacy

Jesse Korosi, the incisive and engaging host of Through the Frame, goes behind the scenes with Hameed Shaukat and Jenna Stevenson, co-executive producer and post supervisor on Netflix’s Jupiter’s Legacy. If you have ever wondered what it means to be a post producer or post supervisor on a high end scripted episodic tv show, here’s … 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

HPA ALL announces league honorees

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced the honorees for its first HPA League Honors, which recognise diverse members of the media and entertainment community who shine as examples of accomplishment, innovation and leadership.   Recipients of the HPA League Honors were determined by a jury of industry experts. The HPA League Honors are the culmination of HPA’s ALL … 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

Hollywood Professional Association unveils HPA ALL

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) organisation outlines diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative and launch event. HPA has announced the launch of HPA ALL, a foundational new program that will drive HPA-led initiatives for outreach, education, and networking focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion within the industry. Under the leadership of ALL co-chairs and HPA board … Read more

Cinematographer Mandy Walker ASC ACS to keynote HPA Tech Retreat

Noted cinematographer Mandy Walker, ASC, ACS will be a featured keynote speaker at the HPA Tech Retreat (March 15-24, 2021). Walker, whose recent work includes Mulan (2020) and Hidden Figures (2016), is a respected artist who has been working throughout the pandemic and will share her experiences and insights. The event features live and recorded … Read more

Steven Poster ASC
“Wait and see!”

Wait and see! Letter From America / Steven Poster ASC Wait and see! Letter From America / Steven Poster ASC Steven Poster ASC, national president, International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, recounts how patience can be its own reward when it comes to maintaining artistic intent. Learning the virtue of patience is not an easy … Read more

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