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Jeff Barnes, Toni Pace Carstensen, Bob Coleman, Chuck Finance, Shannon Gans, Tim McGovern, and Ray McMillan to be recognized at a celebration of the honorees later this month.
Honorees represent artists and innovators who have significantly influenced the field of visual effects; 2023 class will be celebrated at a ceremony this Fall.
The committee has revised Rules and Procedures in some categories and announced name changes in others; submissions close on November 30; timing of the 22nd Annual VES Awards Presentation is TBD.
Tim McGovern is honored with the Founders Award and Lifetime VES Member designation, while Sandra Joy Aguilar, Brooke Breton and Bob Coleman receive Honorary Lifetime VES Membership; a celebration of the honorees will take place at a special event in October.
17+ year Image Engine veteran and general manager steps up to helm visual effects production across the company and its partner studios including Image Engine, FX3X, and Trixter.
Awards-season magic continues for both films, with James Cameron’s blockbuster ‘Avatar’ sequel taking home 9 awards, while the ‘Nightmare Alley’ director’s stop-motion tale takes home 3; ‘The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power’ led all episodics with 3 wins as well.
The Visual Effects Society Board of Directors honors former VES Executive Director for his 19 years of leadership; the award will be presented next month at the 21st Annual VES Awards.
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.
‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ tops all TV contenders as nominees are announced in 25 categories across film, television, real-time, and special venue projects; ceremony set for February 15 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in LA.
The Visual Effects Society to honor the award-winning producer's contributions in visual arts, filmed entertainment and the advancement of storytelling through cutting-edge visual effects; will be presented at the 21st Annual VES Awards next month.
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.
The Oscar and BAFTA-winning industry veteran’s credits include Jordon Peele’s ‘Nope,’ Sam Mendes’ ‘1917,’ and Michael Dougherty’s ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters;’ will work out of the studio’s Los Angeles office.
The submission deadline is November 30; you have less than one month left to submit work for consideration.
The two studios are teaming up to showcase new advances in volumetric video tools used to create digital humans as part of the VES’ ‘Creating Lifelike Digital Humans -- Volumetric Video Capture Techniques for VFX Pipelines,’ set for November 12; registration is now open on Eventbrite.
New honor recognizes individual creators of technology behind the visuals, such as product developers, R&D technical directors, and software engineers; inaugural award will be bestowed at the next VES Awards ceremony in February 2023.
In recognition of his contributions to the VFX industry, the 30-year industry veteran was honored on October 14 at the Visual Effects Society’s celebration in Los Angeles.
The 2-time Academy Award-winning VFX supervisor boasts over 40 years of industry experience; he’ll work from the company’s LA studio on a yet-to-be-named project.
Honorees represent artists and innovators who have significantly influenced the field of visual effects; 2022 class will be celebrated at a ceremony this Fall.
In response to a changing industry, the committee has revised R&Ps, updating category definitions; important date announcements include the November 30 closing of entries and February 15, 2023, 21st Annual VES Awards Presentation.
Pam Hogarth is honored with the Founders Award and Lifetime VES Member designation, while Oscar-winning Pixar director Pete Docter receives an Honorary VES Membership; a celebration of the honorees will take place at a special event in October.
Roth plans to step down September 30 after leading the organization for 19 years; read the complete text of his letter submitted yesterday to the executive committee.
AWN’s Max Weinstein reflects on last week’s VES Awards ceremony, an evening filled with excitement that nevertheless marked another rough, taxing year for visual effects artists, the industry, and the world at large.
Both films each take home four awards; two MC cancelations notwithstanding, the visual effects community came together in force, packing the Beverly Hilton to celebrate winners in 25 categories and to honor Lynwen Brennan and Guillermo del Toro.