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2014 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners Announced

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ receive awards for Outstanding Visual Effects along with GE’s “Childlike Imagination.” 

Los Angeles, CA -- Honors and accolades were bestowed last night during the Hollywood Post Alliance’s  9th Annual HPA Awards. The Awards recognize individuals and companies for outstanding contributions made in helping to create features, television programs, commercials and entertainment enjoyed around the world. Honors were bestowed in craft categories as well as awards in three special categories: Engineering Excellence, the HPA Judges Awards for Creativity and Innovation, and two Lifetime Achievement Awards. The gala took place at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, in front of an engaged audience of industry insiders and luminaries.

Three projects were recognized for Outstanding Visual Effects: GE “Childlike Imagination” (Method Studios), HBO’s Game of Thrones (Fire and Blood Productions, Pixomondo, Mackevision, Scanline VFX, Rodeo FX), and 20th Century Fox’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Weta Digital).

The full list of winners of the 2014 HPA Awards is shown below:

Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film
Steven J. Scott // Technicolor

Outstanding Color Grading – Television
Reign – Pilot
David Cole // Modern VideoFilm

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial
Doosan “Heavy Industries”
Siggy Ferstl // Company 3

Outstanding Editing – Feature Film
Captain Phillips
Christopher Rouse, ACE 

Outstanding Editing – Television
Breaking Bad – “Felina”
Skip Macdonald, ACE

Outstanding Editing – Commercial
Nissan Juke “Trigger”
Doobie White // Therapy Studios

Outstanding Sound – Feature Film
Glenn Freemantle // Sound 24
Skip Lievsay // Warner Bros. Sound
Christopher Benstead and Niv Adiri // Warner Bros. De Lane Lea

Outstanding Sound – Television
Toy Story OF TERROR!
Axel Geddes // Pixar Animation Studios
Tom Myers, Gary Summers, Michael Silvers and Dustin Cawood // Skywalker Sound

Outstanding Sound – Commercial
Honda Europe “Inner Beauty”
Anthony Moore and Tom Joyce // Factory

Outstanding Visual Effects – Feature Film
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Erik Winquist, Keith Miller and Paul Story // Weta Digital

Outstanding Visual Effects – Television
Game of Thrones – “The Children”
Joe Bauer // Fire and Blood Productions
Sven Martin // Pixomondo
Jörn Grosshans // Mackevision
Thomas Schelesny // Scanline VFX
Matthew Rouleau // Rodeo FX

Outstanding Visual Effects – Commercial
GE “Childlike Imagination”
Benjamin Walsh, Dominik Bauch and Brian Burke // Method Studios

The HPA Lifetime Achievement Awards:
Alan Heim, ACE and Randy Roberts, ACE were individually honored for their outstanding careers in editing.

The 2014 HPA Engineering Excellence Awards
MACOM: 12G-SDI Chipset
Wohler/Cinnafilm Joint Venture: Tachyon Wormhole

The 2014 winners of the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production are:
American Society of Cinematographers: Color Decision List (ASC CDL)
DigitalFilm Tree: Cloud Post Workflow Initiative (ProStack)

Awards for Outstanding Color Grading are sponsored by Dolby Laboratories.

Source: Hollywood Post Alliance

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.