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Method Studios Brings VFX ‘Magic’ to Robert Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches’

Using Unreal Engine-based virtual production tools, VFX supervisor Kevin Baillie helps the Oscar-winning director pre-shoot every live-action scene needing digital characters, including mice, chickens, and a cat.   

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Sir Peter Jackson to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary Academy, DGA, PGA and VES Award-winning filmmaker to be recognized for his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment at the upcoming April 6/7 VES Awards.

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VES to Honor Three-Time Academy Award Winner Rob Legato

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 11:34am

Visual Effect Society names veteran VFX supervisor, second unit director and DP as this year’s recipient of the VES Creative Excellence Award; innovative filmmaker won Oscars for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Hugo,’ and ‘The Jungle Book.’

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Register NOW: Robert Zemeckis Joins ‘Unreal Build: Virtual Production’ Event Lineup

Free online conference adds a virtual fireside chat with the Academy Award-winning director and his longtime VFX supervisor Keven Baillie to the November 10 free virtual event program.

The Visual Effects Society Headline News

VES Now Accepting Submissions for 18th Annual VES Awards

Submission forms now available for entering VFX projects in Film, Television, Special Venue, Games, Animation, VR and New Media created between January 1 and December 31, 2019.

The Visual Effects Society Headline News

VES Adds New SPFX Category and Expands Animation Project Eligibility

Starting with upcoming 18th annual awards, Society will recognize special (practical) effects in photoreal projects and allow more category eligibility for animation projects.

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Martin Scorsese to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Legendary Academy, DGA and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker to be recognized for his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment at the upcoming January 29 VES Awards.

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Framestore Delivers Dazzling VFX in Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Welcome to Marwen’

Creative studio’s advanced motion-capture technology and new pipeline for integrating live-action with CG dolls help director visualize true story of photographer Mark Hogancamp’s recovery from a vicious hate crime. 

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‘The Lion King,’ ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Added to National Film Registry

1994 animated Disney feature and 1988 groundbreaking hybrid live-action/animation movie directed by Robert Zemeckis among 25 films to be preserved by the Library of Congress.

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Box Office Report: ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ Crosses $200M Globally

Ridley Scott's ‘The Martian’ wins weekend box office race with $37 million; Sony's animated ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ follows in second place with $20.3 million for a new worldwide total of $207.7 million.

Visual Effects Society Headline News

VES to Honor Ridley Scott with Lifetime Achievement Award

Previous winners of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award include James Cameron, Steven Spielberg, Ray Harryhausen, George Lucas, Robert Zemeckis, John Dykstra and Frank Marshall & Kathleen Kennedy.

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Paramount Television Signs First-Look Deal With Robert Zemeckis

Paramount Television inks a first-look deal with Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis; first project will be a drama series inspired by Nicholson Baker’s bestselling novel 'The Fermata.'