Awards

Banh Ultimatum Vying for AICP Award

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 12:01 -- Nick Dager

Currently short-listed for an Association of Independent Commercial Producers Post Award, Banh Ultimatum is a campy, two-minute spot disguised as a trailer for a 1980s vintage, action movie. The film was conceived and directed by freelance creative Jim Heekin and promotes Boulder, Colorado restaurant Daikon, which specializes in Vietnamese-style sandwiches. The editorial, visual effects, sound design and post-production services were completed at the post house 11 Dollar Bill.

Golden Trailer Awards to be Live Streamed July 22

Mon, 06/21/2021 - 11:09 -- Nick Dager

The 21st annual Golden Trailer Awards ceremony will be live streamed from the Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Greenville, Tennessee on July 22. It is an unconventional ceremony that honors excellence in movie marketing, and this year is dedicated in appreciation of all the medical professionals, first responders and frontline workers who kept the country functioning throughout the COVID-19 economic shutdown. The ceremony will be live streamed for industry and film fans alike.

HPA Awards Open Creative Categories Call for Entries

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:13 -- Nick Dager

The 2021 Hollywood Professional Association 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, honoring artistry in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects in feature film, episodic, and commercials. A sought-after honor, the HPA Awards have recognized the most compelling and important work from around the world.

Sony Launches Create Action Initiative to Support Social Justice

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:28 -- Nick Dager

Sony Electronics has launched Create Action, a new $1 million grant program designed to support underserved, underrepresented communities by amplifying the efforts of local, non-profit organizations embedded within these communities. This program is part of Sony’s broader social justice efforts, with funding sourced from the company’s Global Social Justice Fund.

Cherokee Nation Offering Prize for Best Indigenous Short Film

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 10:20 -- Nick Dager

Cherokee Nation Film Office and deadCenter Film, the state’s largest film festival, have partnered to recognize Indigenous filmmakers with the festival’s inaugural award for Best Indigenous Short Film. This year’s honoree will be recognized and awarded a $1,000 cash prize, provided by the generosity of the Cherokee Nation, on Sunday during the festival’s annual award show.

HPA Announces First League Honorees

Mon, 05/17/2021 - 08:54 -- Nick Dager

The Hollywood Professional Association has announced the honorees for its first HPA League Honors, which recognize 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 In event, a weeklong exploration of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the industry taking place May 24-27.

HPA Calls for Submissions for Annual Engineering Excellence Awards

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:58 -- Nick Dager

The Hollywood Professional Association has called for submissions for the HPA Engineering Excellence Awards. Entries will be accepted until June 18. Celebrating the creative brilliance and ingenuity of the HPA community since 2006, the HPA Awards are sought after recognition by artists, companies, and technologists. In 2021, the HPA Awards gala will take place as an in person and online event in mid-November. The date, as well as further details, will be announced shortly.

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