Thursday, Jul. 11, 2019

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has revealed the winners of the 2019 HPA Engineering Excellence Award. The winners were selected by a blue-ribbon judging panel after a session held at IMAX on June 22. Honors will be bestowed on November 21 at the 14th annual HPA...

Thursday, May. 23, 2019

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA), the trade association serving the community of individuals and businesses who provide creative and technical expertise, support, tools and infrastructure for professional content creation, distribution and archive, has brought Phil Kubel on board as...

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018

In the midst of technological breakthroughs and assorted presentations on equipment and software innovation, a non-tech session was regarded by some as being among the most relevant events at last week’s SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held last week in downtown L.A....

Monday, Jul. 30, 2018

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Victoria Alonso, respected producer and EVP, production for Marvel Studios, will receive the organization’s 2018 Charles S. Swartz Award at the HPA Awards on November 15.

The HPA Awards recognize creative artistry, innovation...

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to NASA, Amazon Web Services, and AWS Elemental, an Amazon Web Services Company, for the first public Live 4K stream from the International Space Station (ISS). The...

Tuesday, Jun. 20, 2017

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has announced that Larry Chernoff has been named 2017 recipient of the prized HPA Lifetime Achievement Award. Chernoff will receive the award during the HPA Awards gala on November 16, 2017, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The HPA...

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has awarded its prestigious Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation to The Mill BLACKBIRD®. Created by The Mill, the BLACKBIRD is the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars. The coveted honor will be bestowed on November 17...

Friday, Aug. 5, 2016

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has named well-loved postproduction figure Herb Dow recipient of one of its most esteemed honors, the HPA Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be bestowed during the HPA Awards gala on 17 November, 2016, at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles,...

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016

Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) President Leon Silverman has announced he will be stepping down from that post to make room for the next generation of leadership and a newly expanded Board of Directors. In his traditional remarks made today during the...

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

The 2015 HPA Tech Retreat ended February 13 after a dynamic week enjoyed by the largest turnout in the event’s history. This year’s Tech Retreat marked more than 20 years for the annual event, widely considered to be one of the most important and enlightening...

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