The Hollywood Professional Association Awards Committee has announced nominees for the 2022 HPA Awards creative categories. Recognized as the standard bearer for creative accomplishment and technical innovation, the HPA Awards honor outstanding achievement and artistic excellence by both individuals and teams. This year’s categories have been expanded to include Outstanding Color Grading, Editing, and Sound for Documentary/Nonfiction and Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects.
The awards ceremony will return to the historic Hollywood Legion Theater for the second year on November 17, when the winners of the creative category honors will receive their awards in person.
Launched in 2006, the HPA Awards creative categories recognize outstanding achievement in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects for work in episodic, spots, and feature films.
Winners of the Engineering Excellence Award were previously announced and include Amazon Web Services for Color in the Cloud; Arri for Reveal Color Science; LG Electronics for LG UltraFine Pro OLED Monitor; and Mo-Sys Engineering for LED Key.
The HPA Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Kim Waugh, executive vice president worldwide, post-production creative services, Warner Bros. Discovery at the HPA Awards gala.
The HPA Awards are made possible through the generous support of diamond title sponsor Blackmagic Design; award category sponsors DTS and Picture Shop; cocktail reception sponsors Fuse FX, Light Iron, and Zeiss; registration sponsor Creative Solutions; dessert reception sponsors Bubble Agency, MediaSilo, and Warner Bros. Post Production Creative Services Worldwide; and supporting sponsors Avid, AWS, Colorist Society, and Sohonet.
HPA thanks its industry partners the American Society of Cinematographers, American Cinema Editors, and Cinema Audio Society for their collaboration on craft categories. HPA thanks judging hosts Fotokem, Pixelogic, and Deluxe Digital Cinema for use of their facilities.
More information about the HPA Awards and a full list of this years’ nominees can be found at www.hpaonline.com.