""May 14, 2021—Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has unveiled
the honorees for
its first HPA League Honors, which recognize diverse members of the
media and entertainment community who shine as examples of
accomplishment, innovation and leadership. Among the honorees is GSCA
board of directors member Patricia Keighley, Chief Quality Guru at IMAX
Corporation, who will receive The Rainmaker Award. The award recognizes a
leader who has deployed intelligent tactics & ensured their
company or organization achieved its sales goals and revenue targets and
honors excellence in financial performance and business

Chief Quality Guru and former SVP IMAX Corporation, Patricia Keighley
is co-founder (1972) of IMAX POST/DKP Inc., an IMAX subsidiary since
1988. With a career spanning over 400 large format films, she led the
development of the IMAX digital post production workflow by adapting the
long-established IMAX film post production procedures to meet digital
requirements while continuing to maintain the brand’s high quality
standards. Keighley, a SMPTE Fellow, currently serves as SMPTE’s
Executive Vice President. In 2019 Keighley was awarded the Advanced
Imaging Society’s Distinguished Leadership award as a growth catalyst in
the industry’s collective success. Keighley received SMPTE’s Citation
of Outstanding Service to the Society in recognition of her role as
Producer and writer of the Society’s extensively revamped 2007 Honors
and Awards event honoring esteemed technology thought-leaders and
practitioners from all sections of the entertainment industry. Keighley
is a Board director of the Giant Screen Cinema Association, a member of
the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and an Associate member
of the American Society of Cinematographers.

Recipients of the HPA League Honors were determined by a jury of
industry experts. The HPA League Honors are the culmination of HPA’s ALL
IN event, a week-long exploration of diversity, equity, and inclusion in
the industry taking place May 24-27, with the awards to be held during a virtual ceremony on May 27.

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