HPA Awards: Engineering Excellence, Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation Winners Announced

During a recent day long special judging event at IMAX, industry experts convened to consider a variety of compelling presentations for two special awards from the HPA. Recipients of both the Engineering Excellence Awards, and the Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation have now been announced.

2016 HPA Engineering Excellence Award

The Engineering Excellence Awards were created to spotlight and reward companies and individuals providing services to the professional media content industry for their outstanding technical and creative ingenuity in media, content production, finishing, distribution and archive.

NAB Show returns as the sponsor the Engineering Excellence Award.


Aspera FASP Stream

Grass Valley, GV Node Realtime IP Processing and Edge Routing Platform

RealD Ultimate Screen

SGO Mistika

Honorable Mention:

Grass Valley – LDX 86N Native 4K Series Camera

Canon USA, Inc. – 4K / UHD / 2K / HD display

 The Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

The HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation Award was conceived to recognize companies and individuals who have demonstrated excellence, whether in the development of workflow and process to support creative storytelling or in technical innovation.

The Mill: BLACKBIRD is the 2016 recipient of the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation. The BLACKBIRD is the first fully adjustable car rig that creates photoreal CG cars.



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