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Cinnafilm® Tachyon™ Wins Prestigious HPA® Engineering Excellence Award

Published: September 6th 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cinnafilm, Inc., a leader in file-based image processing technology, announced the Hollywood Post Alliance® (HPA) has awarded the Tachyon StandardsTranscoding™ platform the prestigious Engineering Excellence award.

Tachyon is available as a stand-alone Standards Transcoder as well as advanced plug-in modules for cutting-edge transcoding systems by Wohler RadiantGrid, Root6 ContentAgent and Telestream Vantage. “With Tachyon, you get all of the functionality and quality of the strongest hardware conversion and correction products ever created, but with the speed, power and flexibility of a GPU accelerated workflow,” said Chris Gorman, CTO of Cinnafilm. “We have spent many years on our patented processes which can automatically correct, convert and repurpose any digital media content for all media delivery platforms.”

Leon Silverman, President of the Hollywood Post Alliance, noted, “The products and processes that we honor with this award continue to demonstrate the important engineering work that is done ‘behind our industry’s scenes and screens.’ The HPA Engineering Award has become a mark of excellence within our post production community, and we are proud to honor these organizations with the recognition they have earned through hard work and achievement.”

“The HPA is comprised of engineers, executives and creative post production professionals who understand and use technology to achieve incredible results that captivate a global audience,” said Cinnafilm COO Ernie Sanchez. “Winning the Engineering Excellence Award is significant because it is determined by professionals that use the best technologies in the world every day.”

About Cinnafilm, Inc.
Cinnafilm, Inc. (www.cinnafilm.com) is a global leader in innovative video optimization solutions for television, film and multimedia delivery. Cinnafilm is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

About the Hollywood Post Alliance
Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) serves the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content.

About the HPA Awards
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. The HPA Awards will be presented with generous support from Premier Sponsor, NAB Show.

Wohler RadiantGrid, Root6 ContentAgent and Telestream Vantage are registered trademarks of their respective owners.


Ernie Sanchez, 505-242-6626

Eileen Kramer, 213-614-8090

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