The Hollywood Post Alliance has announced winners of the 9th Annual HPA Awards, and in the visual effects categories they include Weta Digital for Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (feature film), Game of Thrones - The Children (television) and Method Studios for GE “Childlike Imagination” (commercial).

fxguide congratulates all the nominees and winners. Check out the full list of award recipients below:

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

Outstanding Visual Effects – Television
“Game of Thrones – The Children” - fxguide coverage
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” - fxguide coverage
Benjamin Walsh, Dominik Bauch and Brian Burke // Method Studios

Outstanding Color Grading – Feature Film
“Gravity”
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
“Gravity”
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

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
NVIDIA: NVIDIA VCA
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)


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