HPA Outstanding Editing award win for Nigel Buck – A Perfect Planet “The Sun”

Outstanding Editing – Episodic or Non-theatrical Feature (Over 30 Minutes)

A Perfect Planet “The Sun” Nigel Buck (WINNER)

Congratulations to Nigel Buck for this award.


The Hollywood Professional Association revealed its annual HPA Award winners for outstanding achievements in postproduction on Thursday NOv 18th 2021.

Hosted at the Hollywood Legion Theater via an in-person gala, awards were presented in the areas of color grading, sound editing and visual effects in commercial, episodic and feature film projects. Among the winners were Mikkel E. G. Nielsen for editing 2019’s Sound of Metal and Susan Vaill for editing HBO comedy Hacks.

Best visual effects for a theatrical feature went to David Hodgins, Hanzhi Tang, Ryan Duhaime, James Reid, Edmond Smith III for Marvel’s Black Widow.

Presenters during the evening included industry veterans Barry Meyer, Brooke Breton, Karol Urban, Anna Behlmer, Sabrina Plisco and Patricia Riggen.

During the ceremony, the Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation was presented to documentary Welcome to Chechnya and its director, David France, and VFX supervisor, Ryan Laney. Additionally, Engineering Excellence honors will be awarded to Arch Platform Technologies, Autodesk, The Foundry and Mo-Sys Engineering.



Our series “A Perfect Planet” is currently available to view in UK on BBC iPlayer until Dec 31st 2021.