Congratulations to Company 3’s 2010 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners


Last Updated: November 24, 2010 6:09 pm GMT
(Milpitas, California--November 24, 2010) Blackmagic Design congratulates Company 3‘s Siggy Ferstl and Stefan Sonnenfeld for scoring top honors at the fifth annual Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Awards, held on November 11.

Both artists created their award winning projects using Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve non-linear color correction system. Siggy won for the ‘Outstanding Color Grading’ in the Commercial category for his work on the AT&T Legends advertising campaign. In the Feature Film category, Stefan’s work on ‘Alice in Wonderland’ took the prize for ‘Outstanding Color Grading Using a DI Process’.

The HPA Awards were created to foster awareness of post production, promote creative and technical excellence, recognize the achievements of post production talent and build involvement in the Hollywood Post Alliance.

“We want to congratulate all the winners of this year’s HPA Awards,” said Grant Petty, CEO of Blackmagic Design. “These awards highlight the impact and power that the DaVinci Resolve has, from commercials to feature films. The fact that such talented colorists look to DaVinci Resolve as their tool of choice makes me proud.”

About DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve is the world’s highest performance color correction solution for Mac OS X and Linux computers. DaVinci Resolve on Linux supports more real time color correction than any other system because it’s not limited by the performance of the computer it’s running on. DaVinci Resolve on Linux eliminates this performance barrier because its based on a cluster of computers with high performance GPU cards, so all processing is always real time. DaVinci Resolve has the power of a true real time performance solution so handles complex color grades even when using dozens of primaries, secondaries, Power Windows™, multi point tracking, blurs, and more. The new Mac OS X version provides strong performance in a low cost solution. Customers can then easily upgrade from Mac to Linux for supercomputer power to handle 4K resolutions, stereoscopic 3D and real time grading direct from RED raw R3D files can be handled with ease.

Availability and Price
DaVinci Resolve is available now starting from US$995 for the software only Mac OS X version from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide. DaVinci Resolve on Linux is available from Blackmagic Design DaVinci specialists worldwide.

About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s most advanced video editing products, video converters, routers, color correctors, film restoration software and waveform monitors for the feature film, post production and broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink, Mini Converters, Videohub routers and UltraScope waveform monitoring products revolutionize the television industry by making advanced post-production tools affordable to thousands of creative professionals. Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Emmy™ award winning color correction products continue to dominate and lead the industry with ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia.



Re: News: Congratulations to Company 3’s 2010 Hollywood Post Alliance Award Winners
by Siggy Ferstl
Thank you Grant and thanks to the Hollywood Post Alliance for supporting and recognizing color correction with this award.

I also would like to congratulate Steve Porter from Encore Hollywood who won best TV color correction for the mini series The Pacific. He also used the Resolve for the color correction which i guess means BMD was involved in all three color awards.

Thanks to the BMD team for giving us such great color tools!
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