Star Trek XI Nominated For HPA AwardsPosted by T'Bonz - 01/10/09 at 07:10 pm
J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek XI was nominated for two Hollywood Post Alliance awards.
Nominations have been announced for the Fourth annual HPA Awards and Star Trek XI was nominated for two awards, one for Outstanding Editing-Feature Film and one for Outstanding Compositing-Feature Film.
According to HPA President Leon Silverman, “Again this year, the fourth for the HPA Awards, we have been consistently impressed with the quality, skill and talent of the entrants. These awards honor those people who make the art happen, the collaborative partners throughout the creative process. It is no small accomplishment to take a vision, contribute to it, and make it reality. We are proud to present these nominees who make the magic real and we are grateful to the companies that support them, and who make their work possible.”
The HPA awards acknowledge creative and technical excellence in the art, science and craft of post production in twelve categories.
For the Outstanding Editing-Feature Film award, Star Trek XI goes up against The Hurt Locker and Slumdog Millionaire.
Star Trek XI will be competing for the Outstanding Compositing Award-Feature Film against Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Star Trek XI Sound Designer Ben Burtt will receive the Charles S. Swartz Award, which honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of post.
The Awards will be announced during a gala evening ceremony on November 12 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Source: TV Technology