HPA Awards Presented In LA
November 11, 2011

HPA Awards Presented In LA

This year’s winners are as follows: 

Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process – Feature Film  
“The Help”
Steven J. Scott - EFILM

Outstanding Color Grading – Television 
"Mad Men – Blowing Smoke” 
Tim Vincent - LaserPacific 
Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial   
Nissan “Zero” 
Siggy Ferstl (pictured) - Company 3



Outstanding Editing – Feature Film 
“The Social Network”
Angus Wall, A.C.E. and Kirk Baxter, A.C.E. 

Outstanding Editing – Television 
“Downton Abbey – Series 1 Episode 1” 
John Wilson, A.C.E. - Carnival Film & Television

Outstanding Editing – Commercial  
American Express “Curtain”
Chris Franklin - Big Sky Editorial

Outstanding Sound – Feature Film
“Green Lantern” 
John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Rick Kline - Warner Bros. Post Production Services 
Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers - Soundelux
Outstanding Sound – Television 
“House – Bombshells” 
Brad North, Joe DeAngelis, Luis Galdames and Jackie Oster -  Universal Studios Sound

Outstanding Sound – Commercial  
Dream House “Trailer #1”
David Brolin - Universal Studios Sound
Bill Neil - Buddha Jones Trailers 

Outstanding Compositing – Feature Film
“Transformers: Dark of the Moon” 
Jeff Sutherland, Jason Billington, Chris Balog and Ben O’Brien -  Industrial Light & Magic 

Outstanding Compositing – Commercial 
Jameson “Fire”
Dan Glass, Gabby Gourrier, Chris Bankoff and Jeff Willette - Method Studios  

Outstanding Compositing – Television
“Boardwalk Empire – Boardwalk Empire”
Paul Graff, Brian Sales, Merysa Nichols and Jesse Siglow - Crazy Horse Effects, Inc.

Lifetime Achievement Award
Cyril Drabinsky, President and CEO of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.

Engineering Excellence Award: 
Dolby Laboratories - Professional Reference Monitor
Sony Professional Solutions of America - OLED Monitor 
Lightcraft Technology - Previzion
IBM - Linear Tape File System

Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation
Testronic Labs - File-Based QC Lab
Steven J. Scott of EFILM - “Tree of Life” DI Environment