Saturday, December 10, 2016

VES Awards

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named acclaimed producer Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios' executive VP of physical production, as the next recipient of its Visionary Award in recognition of her enormous contributions to visual arts and filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at...

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

From the age-old painstaking art of stop motion animation to the brave new frontier of virtual reality, this year’s field of Visual Effects Society (VES) Award nominees offers a remarkable depth and breadth of work over categories spanning features, TV, commercials, video games, special venue...

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

Star Wars: The Force Awakens topped the feature competition at the Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards ceremony on Tuesday night (2/2) with four wins, including earning the marquee honor for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature. Right behind...

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has unveiled the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX...

Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2015

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the visual effects industry’s professional global honorary society, has named acclaimed visual futurist and conceptual artist Syd Mead as the next recipient of its Visionary Award in recognition of his enormous contributions to...

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes won three Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards last night, including the marquee honor of Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature. Dawn also won for protagonist ape Caesar...

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Weta Digital’s track record of successful showings at the VES Awards continued with the recent announcement of this year’s nominees. Based in Wellington, NZ, Weta was the lead visual effects house on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, which topped the VES’ VFX-driven, live-action feature...

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015

The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced the nominees for the 13th Annual VES Awards, the yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors,...

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014

As emcee of the 12th annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards last night at the Beverly Hilton, comedian/actor Patton Oswalt perhaps said it best in his introductory remarks by quipping, “Welcome to the first annual Gravity Awards.” Indeed Gravity...

Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

The VES Awards, scheduled for Feb. 12, will be a big night for Alfonso Cuarón, director/producer/co-writer/editor of the film Gravity. He not only will receive the VES Visionary Award but will have Gravity in the running for assorted awards as the film leads the VES feature...