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The HPA Awards Committee today announced nominees for the 2022 HPA Awards creative categories. Recognized as the standard bearer for creative accomplishment and technical innovation, the HPA Awards honor outstanding achievement and artistic excellence by both individuals and teams. This year's categories have been expanded to include Outstanding Color Grading, Editing, and Sound for Documentary/Nonfiction and Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects.

The awards will return to the historic Hollywood Legion Theater for the second year on November 17, when the winners of the creative category honors will receive their awards in person. Tickets for the event are now on sale for HPA members and nominees at

Launched in 2006, the HPA Awards creative categories recognize outstanding achievement in color grading, editing, sound, and visual effects for work in episodic, spots, and feature films.

The 2022 HPA Awards Creative Category nominees are:

Outstanding Color Grading - Theatrical Feature

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The Batman

David Cole // FotoKem


David Cole // FotoKem

Nightmare Alley

Stefan Sonnenfeld, Adam Nazarenko // Company 3

No Time to Die

Matt Wallach // Company 3

Top Gun: Maverick

Stefan Sonnenfeld, Adam Nazarenko // Company 3

Outstanding Color Grading - Episode or Non-Theatrical Feature

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1883 - 1883

Mitch Paulson // Company 3

Better Call Saul - Carrot and Stick

Keith Shaw // Keep Me Posted

Billy the Kid - The Rattler

Mark Kueper // Picture Shop

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Steven Bodner // Picture Shop

Yellowstone - Half the Money

Bob Festa // Company 3

Outstanding Color Grading - Documentary/Nonfiction

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Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever

Natasha Leonnet // Company 3

DIO: Dreamers Never Die

Frederik Bokkenheuser // Picture Shop

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

John Persichetti // Picture Shop

Our Great National Parks - A World of Wonder

Dan Gill // Picture Shop

The Rescue

Stefan Sonnenfeld, Andrew Geary // Company 3

Outstanding Color Grading - Commercial

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Amazon - Kindness, the greatest gift

Damien Vandercruyssen // Harbor

Mango - A Mediterranean Dream

Joseph Bicknell // Company 3

O2 - The Everyhome

Fernando Lui // Marla Colour Grading

Qantas - I Still Call Australia Home

Mark Gethin // TRAFIK

Zara - Man Spring/Summer 2022

Tim Masick // Company 3

Outstanding Editing - Theatrical Feature

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Jeremy Milton, ACE

No Time to Die

Tom Cross, ACE, Elliot Graham, ACE

Tick, Tick Boom!

Myron Kerstein, ACE, Andy Weisblum, ACE

Top Gun: Maverick

Eddie Hamilton, ACE

Outstanding Editing - Documentary/Nonfiction - Theatrical Feature

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Janus Billeskov Jansen

How to Survive a Pandemic

Tyler H. Walk, Adam Evans

The Janes

Kristen Huntley

Lucy And Desi

Robert A. Martinez


Langdon Page, Maya Daisy Hawke

Summer of Soul

Joshua L. Pearson

Outstanding Editing - Episode or Non-Theatrical Feature (30 Minutes and Under)

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Barry - 710N

Franky Guttman

Barry - starting now

Ali Greer

Before Dawn, Kabul Time

Shannon Albrink

Fast Foodies - Nikki Glaser

Jason Le, Nathan Belt

Hacks - The One, The Only

John Daigle

Outstanding Editing - Episode or Non-Theatrical Feature (Over 30 Minutes)

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Black Bird - The Place I Lie

Rob Bonz

Moon Knight - The Goldfish Problem

Cedric Nairn-Smith

Severance - The We We Are

Geoffrey Richman, ACE

Stranger Things - Chapter Four: Dear Billy

Dean Zimmerman, ACE, Casey Cichocki

Succession - The Disruption

Brian Kates

Outstanding Editing: Documentary/Nonfiction - Episode or Non-Theatrical Feature

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Dean Martin: King of Cool

Tom Donahue

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

Simon Bryant, Jim Clark, Will Gilbey, Jacob Proctor, Pablo No , Lior Linevitz-Matthews, James Collett, Bill DeRonde, Asaf Eisenberg, Tim Perniciaro

Prehistoric Planet - Coasts

Richard Ketteridge

Selena + Chef - Kwame Onwuachi

James Ciccarello, Blake Maddox

Spring Awakening: Those You've Known

Joshua L. Pearson

Outstanding Sound - Theatrical Feature

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The Batman

William Files, Douglas Murray, Lee Gilmore, Chris Terhune // Pacific Standard Sound

Andy Nelson // Warner Bros. Post Production Services


Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill, Ron Bartlett, Mac Ruth // Formosa Group


Wayne Pashley, Jamieson Shaw, David Lee // Big Bang Sound Design

Andy Nelson, Michael Keller // Warner Bros. Post Production Services


Shannon Mills, Nia Hansen, David E. Fluhr, CAS, Gabriel Guy, CAS Paul McGrath, CAS // Walt Disney Animation Studios

The Matrix Resurrections

Dane Davis, Stephanie L. Flack, Lars Ginzel, Matthias Lempert, Frank Kruse, Barry O'Sullivan // Warner Bros. Post Production Services

Outstanding Sound - Episode or Non-Theatrical Feature

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Barry - 710N

Sean Heissinger, Matthew E. Taylor, Rickley Dumm // Warner Bros. Post Production Services

Elmo Ponsdomenech, Teddy Salas // Sony Pictures Entertainment

Baymax! - Kiko

Shannon Mills, Cameron Barker, David E. Fluhr, CAS, Paul McGrath, CAS Kendall Demarest // Walt Disney Animation Studios

Candy - The Fight

Mark Binder, Elliot Hartley, Trevor Cress // IMN Creative

Euphoria - Stand Still Like the Hummingbird

Wylie Stateman, Anne Jimkes-Root, Austin Roth, Beso Kacharava, Bryant Fuhrman // 247SND

The Sandman - 24/7

Aaron Glascock, Christopher S. Aud, Curt Schulkey, Albert Gasser, Walter Spencer // Warner Bros. Post Production Services

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