HPA Awards recognize 'Outstanding' work
November 12, 2010

HPA Awards recognize 'Outstanding' work

LOS ANGELES – Last night, The Hollywood Post Alliance presented the Fifth Annual HPA Awards (www.hpaonline.com), honoring the best behind-the-scenes talent in motion pictures, television and commercials. The event was held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

The following is the complete list of winners: 

Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process – Feature Film

Alice in Wonderland 

Stefan Sonnenfeld - Company 3 

Outstanding Color Grading – Television  

The Pacific – Episode Five

Steve Porter - Riot

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial   

AT&T Legends

Siggy Ferstl - Company 3

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film 


Lee Smith, A.C.E. 

Outstanding Editing – Television

Lost – The End

Mark J. Goldman, Christopher Nelson, A.C.E., Stephen Semel, A.C.E., and Henk van Eeghen, A.C.E. - Touchstone Television

Outstanding Editing – Commercial

American Express Geoffrey Canada

Chris Franklin - Big Sky Editorial

Outstanding Sound – Feature Film

District 9

Michael Hedges, Gilbert Lake, Brent Burge and Chris Ward - Park Road Post Production

Outstanding Sound – Television 

House – Help Me

Brad North, Joe DeAngelis, Luis Galdames and Jackie Oster -  Universal Sound

Outstanding Sound – Commercial  

Devil “Theatrical Trailer #1”

David Brolin - Universal Studios 

Phil Daccord - Giaronomo

Outstanding Compositing – Feature Film


Erik Winquist, Robin Hollander, Erich Eder and Giuseppe Tagliavini - Weta Digital

Outstanding Compositing - Commercial 

Kia Soul This or That 

Diramid Harrison Murray, Russell Dodgson, Tim Osborne and Adam Rowland - Framestore


Lifetime Achievement Award:

Ted Gagliano, President of 20th Century Fox Feature Post Production 

Engineering Excellence Award: 


Arnold + Richter Cine Technik (ARRI)

Open EXR workflow

Digital Vision 

Davio processor


Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

nextLAB Mobile


Custom Image Processing

Reliance MediaWorks 


Gradient Effects

Outpost and Lightstream 

Light Iron Digital