The Hollywood Professional Alliance has announced its call for entries is now open for the 2015 HPA Awards Creative Categories. The HPA Awards will take place on the evening of November 12 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California.
Against the backdrop of an expanding palette of skills and talents, the HPA Awards continue to recognize creative artistry in the field of post production, while promoting the achievement of talent, innovation and engineering excellence in the larger professional media content industry.
The HPA Awards invite entries in the following Creative Categories:
Outstanding Color Grading - Feature Film
Outstanding Color Grading - Television
Outstanding Color Grading - Commercial
Outstanding Editing - Feature Film
Outstanding Editing - Television
Outstanding Editing - Commercial
Outstanding Sound - Feature Film
Outstanding Sound - Television
Outstanding Sound - Commercial
Outstanding Visual Effects - Feature Film
Outstanding Visual Effects - Television
Outstanding Visual Effects - Commercial
The call for entries is also open for the following competitive categories:
Engineering Excellence Award
HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation
The period of eligibility for the HPA Awards is from September 3, 2014 through September 8, 2015. To be considered eligible, work must have debuted domestically and or internationally during this period. Entrants need not be members of the Hollywood Professional Alliance or working in the U.S. to submit work for consideration. Lists of previous years’ winners can be found by visiting www.hpaawards.net.
Submissions for the Creative Categories will be accepted May 15 through July 10, and Early Bird Entries (reduced entry fee for the Creative Categories) will be accepted through June 5. Complete rules, guidelines and entry information are available at: www.hpaawards.net.
The guidelines and deadlines for the Engineering Excellence and Creativity and Innovation Awards were announced earlier, and submissions for both awards will be accepted through May 22. Entrants for the Engineering Excellence and Creativity and Innovation Awards are invited to present at a special HPA judging event in early summer.