Newly appointed officers include Lisa Cooke as Chair; Susan O’Neal as First Vice Chair; David H. Tanaka as Second Vice Chair; Rita Cahill as VES Secretary; and Jeffrey A. Okun as VES Treasurer.
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After a comprehensive search by the VES Board of Directors, the organization’s previous Program and Development Director and Interim Executive Director steps into the official role following the retirement of Eric Roth.
Lisa Cooke re-elected board chair; historic all-women executive committee marks a first in the global organization’s history.
Nominees in 25 categories across film, TV, real-time, and special venue projects represent the top visual effects and animation work produced over the past year; ceremony format and venue yet to be revealed due to the ongoing pandemic.
This year’s group of distinguished VFX practitioners will be recognized at a special event this fall; also announced were VES 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees - legendary contributors to VFX and film including Roy Field, John P. Fulton, Phil Kellison, the Lumière brothers, and John Whitney, Sr.
Mike Chambers returns as Board Chair; Brooke Lyndon-Stanford is first elected officer from outside North America.
Mike Chambers re-elected as Board Chair of the visual effects industry’s global professional honorary society.
Officers include Board Chair Mike Chambers, 1st Vice Chair Jeffrey A. Okun, 2nd Vice Chair Nancy St. John, Treasurer Susan Thurmond O’Neal and Secretary Rita Cahill.