Monday, September 25, 2017

Visual Effects Society

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

The Visual Effects Society (VES) will bestow its 2017 VES Founders Award upon VFX producer and VES member Toni Pace Carstensen while also presenting effects producer Chuck Finance, longstanding member of the VES Awards Committee, with a Lifetime VES Membership, and Bob Burns, VFX archivist and...

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named writer-director-producer-actor Jon Favreau as the next recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 16th Annual VES Awards on February 13, 2018...

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017

The Jungle Book (Disney) scored five Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards on Tuesday night (2/7), including the marquee honor for outstanding VFX in a photoreal feature. The 15th annual competition’s other top award, best effects in an animated feature, went to Kubo and the Two...

Thursday, Sep. 8, 2016

The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, announced Peter Loehr, producer and CEO of Legendry Pictures’ China joint venture, Legendary East, will be keynote speaker at its 8th annual Summit, “What is Real?”  The interactive forum on Saturday, October...

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, Oct. 28, 2015

The Visual Effects Society has named multiple award-winning director-producer Sir Ridley Scott as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 14th...

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015

While multi-layered visual effects are an acknowledged work of artistry, the layers that often exist between filmmakers and the VFX team are what in some cases prevent or minimize proper, deserved industry respect and acknowledgment for the effects artists...

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...

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,...