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Call for Entries Opens for Two Special HPA(r) Awards Posted: 14/04/2015
Call for Entries Opens for Two Special HPA(r) Awards

The Hollywood Professional Alliance (HPA(r)) has announced that the call for entries is now open for two special HPA Awards: the Engineering Excellence Award and the Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation. Celebrating its 10th year, the HPA Awards recognize the achievements of the individuals and companies that have contributed to groundbreaking technologies and creative excellence within the professional media content industry. Both special awards will be presented at the 2015 HPA Awards on the evening of November 12, 2015 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Vitec Videocom Sets the Stage for Evolution Posted: 19/03/2015
Vitec Videocom Sets the Stage for Evolution

Vitec Videocom, known for its world-class video brands, is evolving its structure: to put the tools and technologies developed for professional broadcasters and cinematographers into the hands of a growing community of independent content creators. The company's push to democratize some of its high-end technology will be supported by a new management team and organizational structure.

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2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) Ends With Record Attendance, High Praise and a New Name Posted: 01/03/2015
2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) Ends With Record Attendance, High Praise and a New Name

The 2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) ended February 13th after a dynamic week enjoyed by the largest turnout in the event's history. This year's Tech Retreat marks more than twenty years for the annual event, widely considered to be one of the most important and enlightening gatherings of the creative and technology community. The HPA Tech Retreat features a conference and curated demonstration area focusing on content creation, finishing, distribution and archiving.

Tags: digital cinema | post production | film industry | television industry | broadcast industry | entertainment technology
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Hollywood Post Alliance Becomes The Hollywood Professional Alliance Posted: 14/02/2015
Hollywood Post Alliance Becomes The Hollywood Professional Alliance

The Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA®), the trade association serving the professional community of businesses and individuals providing expertise, support, tools and infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content, announced today that the organization has become The Hollywood Professional Alliance. The announcement was made during the association's 21st Annual HPA Technology Retreat currently underway in Indian Wells, California. HPA will continue to serve as the organization's acronym.

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Digital Vision Appoint Sam Florey As Part Of Regional Growth Posted: 09/01/2015
Digital Vision Appoint Sam Florey As Part Of Regional Growth
Digital Vision has announced the appointment of Sam Florey as Head of Sales for the Asia Pacific region. Sam will be working closely with Peter Charles and Felipe Muraca and will be responsible for developing and managing channel partners in the region. 
Tags: color grading | restoration | film scanning | broadcast industry | film industry
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2015 HPA Tech Retreat Announces Power-Packed Schedule Posted: 18/12/2014
2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) Announces Power-Packed Schedule

The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) (HPA) has unveiled the schedule for the 2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r).  A who's who of engineering, technology, creativity and strategic business will gather in the desert to discuss the trends and technologies of the future, while tackling head-on the pressing issues of the present. Over the past 21 years, the HPA Tech Retreat has unveiled many industry-shaping technologies and processes to a vanguard audience of those involved in the creation, management, delivery and curation of all forms of content. The event takes place at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, near Palm Springs, CA, from February 9th to the 13th, 2015.

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Management Team Purchases Digital Vision Posted: 04/12/2014
Management Team Purchases Digital Vision
Digital Vision, the supplier of the world's best colour grading, restoration and film scanning solutions for the broadcast, film, commercial and archive industries, has been acquired by its management team consisting of Kelvin Bolah, Greg Holland and Claes Westerlund.  The acquisition from Swedish company Image Systems, for 6.1 Million SEK, will preserve the heritage of the 26 year old company and provide significant funding for future investment in R&D. 
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Digital Vision Heads To AMIA 2014 Annual Conference Posted: 09/10/2014
Digital Vision Heads To AMIA 2014 Annual Conference
Digital Vision will be on hand for the Association of Moving Archivists Annual Conference, which kicks off today in Savannah, Georgia. One of the most important events in the restoration and preservation community, AMIA's Annual Conference provides an opportunity for a diverse array of professionals and companies to participate in an intensive learning forum for audio visual preservation and access. The Conference takes place from October 8 to October 11, 2014.
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The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens Ticket Sales for the 2014 HPA Awards Gala Posted: 03/10/2014
The Hollywood Post Alliance Opens Ticket Sales for the 2014 HPA Awards Gala

The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) has announced that ticket sales are now open for the 9th Annual HPA Awards Show, set for November 6th, 2014. The HPA Awards are the standard bearer for excellence and innovation in the industry, honoring outstanding accomplishments in post production and recognition to the creative achievements of individuals and companies. The gala event returns to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, California.

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The HPA Announces 2014 Winners of Engineering Excellence Awards and HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation Posted: 01/10/2014
The HPA Announces 2014 Winners of Engineering Excellence Awards and HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) has announced recipients of the organization's 2014 Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production. These awards were developed to recognize the technical excellence and creative innovation that continually drive the post production industry in the advancement and support of content creation. The coveted honors will be bestowed on November 6th, 2014 during the ninth annual HPA Awards gala at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd. To Host Seminars Lead By Three High-Profile Film And Television Personalities At IBC 2014 Posted: 03/09/2014
Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd. To Host Seminars Lead By Three High-Profile Film And Television Personalities At IBC 2014

Miller Fluid Heads (Europe) Ltd., a leader in the production of innovating camera support solutions, welcomes three leading influencers from the film and television industries to host seminars on the latest techniques and technologies during IBC 2014 (Hall 11, Stand 11.D30). Esteemed British filmmaker Philip Bloom and accredited television personalities Kylie Flavell and Patrick Drake will all share their insights into the inner workings of the film and television industries, as well as why they choose to rely on Miller camera support solutions when working in the field.

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The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) Announces the 2014 Engineering Excellence Award Call For Entries Posted: 12/06/2014
The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) Announces the 2014 Engineering Excellence Award Call For Entries
(Los Angeles, CA)    The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced the 2014 Call for Entries for its Engineering Excellence Award. The Engineering honor showcases inventors, manufacturers, vendors and/or peer post production companies for outstanding product or technology application offerings. Valid offerings may include products or processes, and must represent a step forward for its industry beneficiaries. The HPA Engineering Excellence Award is recognized as one of the most important technology honors in the post production industry.
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The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) Announces the Call For Entries for The Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation Posted: 10/06/2014
The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) Announces the Call For Entries for The Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation
The Hollywood Post Alliance(r) has opened its Call for Entries for the HPA(r) Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation in Post Production. This award was conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence in post production, whether in creative storytelling and/or technical innovation, and is judged by a jury of peers and industry experts. The Creativity and Innovation honors have consistently attracted the most thoughtful and forward thinking companies and individuals in the industry. 
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Litepanels Introduces ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Color Fixture Posted: 03/06/2014
Litepanels Introduces ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Color Fixture

Litepanels®, a Vitec Group brand and premier provider of LED lighting for the broadcast and production industries, has announced the release of its new ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Color panel. Building on the legacy of the company's original 1x1 fixture, which revolutionized the lighting industry, the ASTRA 1x1 sets a new standard for the form and function of professional LED panels. Following the Litepanels tradition of a one square foot form factor, the ASTRA 1x1 Bi-Color offers a light output that is up to four times brighter than the company's traditional 1x1 Bi-Color fixture, high CRI (Color Rendering Index), and user selectable active or passive cooling modes.

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American Cinema Editors Unveils EditFest London Lineup Posted: 19/05/2014
American Cinema Editors Unveils EditFest London Lineup

EditFest London makes its second appearance in the UK on 21 June 2014, when a lineup of top film and television editors will be on hand to share their insights and experiences in the art of editing. This year, American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.) will present the popular daylong event at London's BFI Southbank.  

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