Blackmagic Design Congratulates 2012 HPA Award Winners for Outstanding Color Grading


Last Updated: November 15, 2012 6:46 pm GMT
(Fremont, California--November 15, 2012) Blackmagic Design would like to congratulate all the 2012 HPA® Award winners in the Outstanding Color Grading category, including Rob Pizzey and Siggy Ferstl of Company 3 and Joe Finley of Modern VideoFilm. All three colorists used DaVinci Resolve to perform color grading on their award winning projects. The Hollywood Post Alliance’s annual HPA Awards foster awareness of post production, promote creative and technical excellence in the field and recognize the achievement of post production talent.

Rob Pizzey was honored with Outstanding Color Grading using a DI process – Feature Film for his work on “The Iron Lady,” while Joe Finley was honored with Outstanding Color Grading – Television for his work on “Game of Thrones – The Prince of Winterfell" and Siggy Ferstl was honored with Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial for his work on Chrysler’s "Halftime in America."

As the world’s most advanced color correction tool, DaVinci Resolve is the standard for high end post production workflows and continues to be the most popular and powerful color correction tool for the world’s biggest films, television programs and global commercial campaigns. From Hollywood blockbusters, such as “Frankenweenie,” “Avatar” and “Prometheus,” to hit television shows, such as “Cougar Town” and “NCIS: Los Angeles,” DaVinci Resolve is used by thousands of colorists across the globe.

About DaVinci Resolve
Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve is the world’s highest performance color correction solution for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux computers. DaVinci Resolve 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 eliminates this performance barrier because it’s based on a cluster of 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. DaVinci Resolve provides incredible performance in a low cost solution which can be easily upgrade by adding extra GPU’s for supercomputer power to handle 4K resolutions, stereoscopic 3D and real time grading direct from raw camera files such as Blackmagic Cinema Camera, ARRI raw, RED r3d and Sony F65 files which can be handled with ease.

About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, and Australia. For more information, please check


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