Company 3 Scores Nine HPA Award Nominations

October 5, 2021 Oct. 5, 2021

Company 3 has landed nine nominations from the HPA (Hollywood Professional Association) for Outstanding Color Grading — three for Theatrical Feature Film, one for Episodic TV, and a shut-out of all five nominations in the Commercial category!  

 

Feature nominees

The powerful fact-based drama Judas and the Black Messiah (Colorist Tom Poole); The timeless fantasy Jungle Cruise (Mitch Paulson) and the frightening, mind bending Candyman (Natasha Leonnet).

 

Episodic TV nominee

The unique mesh of fantasy and reality in the highly-popular series Sweet Tooth season closer “Big Man” (Walter Volpatto). 

 

Commercial nominees

The inspirational “I’m in Charge” for Hyundai (Sofie Borup); The highly-stylized Zara – “Women’s SS21”; The impressionistic look at a 13-time Paralympic Gold Medalist “Jessica Long’s Story” for Toyota (Jill Bogdanowicz); the atmospheric and beautiful Dior – “Spring-Summer 2021 Collection” (Tim Masick) and the power-charged take on “A New Era” for Lexus (Matt Osborne). 

 

Winners will be announced at the HPA Awards gala at the Hollywood Legion Theater November 18th! 

 

Candyman

Outstanding Color Grading – Theatrical Feature

Colorist: Natasha Leonnet

Finishing Editor: Patrick Clancey

Director: Nia DaCosta

DP: John Guleserian

Editor: Catrin Hedström

VFX: Method Studios

 

Jungle Cruise

Outstanding Color Grading – Theatrical Feature

Colorist: Mitch Paulson

Additional Colorist: Joel McWilliams

Finishing Editor: Jennifer Raymond

Director: Jaume Collet-Serra

DP: Flavio Martínez Labiano

Editor: Joel Negron

 

Judas and the Black Messiah

Outstanding Color Grading – Theatrical Feature

Colorist: Tom Poole

Director: Shaka King

DP: Sean Bobbit

Editor: Kristan Sprague

VFX: Powerhouse VFX

 

Sweet Tooth

Outstanding Color Grading – Episodic or  Feature

Colorist: Walter Volpatto

Finishing Editor: Matt Purse

Director: Toa Fraser, Jim Mickle + Robyn Grace

DP: Aaron Morton

Editor: Michael Berenbaum

 

Toyota | Jessica Longe’s Story – ‘Upstream’

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Colorist: Jill Bogdanowicz

Director: Tarsem

DP: Paul Meyers

Editor: Joe Guest / Final Cut

Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi, Dentsu

Production Company: Radical Media

VFX: Framestore

 

Hyundai – ‘I’m In Charge’

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Colorist: Sofie Borup

Director: Amber Grace Johnson

DP: Rob Hardy

Editor: Emma Backman / Cabin Edit

Agency: Jung von Matt

Production Company: Akkurat Studios

 

Dior | Spring-Summer 2021 Collection

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Colorist: Tim Masick

Director: Fabien Baron + Elina Kechicheva

DP: Benoit Delhomme

Editor: Graham Patterson / Modern Post

Agency: Baron & Baron

Production Company: Baron & Baron

 

Zara Woman | Spring-Summer 2021 Campaign

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Colorist: Tim Masick

Director: Fabien Baron

DP: Philippe Le Sourd

Editor: William Town / Modern Post

Agency: Baron & Baron

Production Company: Seeker Productions + One Thirty-Eight Productions

 

Lexus | A New Era

Outstanding Color Grading – Commercial

Colorist: Matt Osborne

Director: Macgregor

DP: Macgregor

Editor: James Rosen / Final Cut

Agency: Echo Charlie

Production Company: Hype, Repetition, & Overkill

 

See the full list of nominees here.