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19th Annual VES Awards Scheduled for April 6, 2021

VES Rules and Procedures announced; submission requirements are adapted in response to a year of unprecedented global health challenges for the VFX and entertainment community. 

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VIEW 2020 Announces Ed Catmull to Deliver Keynote

Pixar co-founder and CG pioneer will speak at the 21st edition of annual conference, being held October 18-23, online and on-site in Torino, Italy.

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VES Issues Best Practices Guide, Urges Employers to Let Staff Work at Home

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 23, 2020 at 10:37am

Organization calls on businesses to let employees work remotely as the fight against the coronavirus rages on; best practices guide designed to help VFX community adapt to at home workflows.

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WATCH: New MPC ‘The Lion King’ VFX Breakdown Reel

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 2:17pm

Nominated for a Best Visual Effects Oscar, Jon Favreau’s VES Award-winning hit was a masterpiece of photorealistic animation and state-of-the-art virtual production.   

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‘The Lion King,’ ‘Missing Link’ & ‘The Mandalorian’ Top 18th Annual VES Awards

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 11:25am

‘The Lion King’ tops all photoreal features with three awards; ‘Missing Link’ is top animated feature film; ‘The Mandalorian’ leads broadcast wins. 

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WATCH: Pixomondo Showcases Previs and VFX Work on Jason Momoa and Apple TV’s ‘See’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, January 20, 2020 at 5:42pm

VES Award nominee Matt Welford describes ‘supporting visual effects,’ including previs and techvis, on the inaugural episode of the ‘Aquaman’ star’s hit post-apocalyptic action-adventure series.

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‘Oeil pour Oeil’: A One-Eyed Pirate's Life for Me

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:08pm

Cute CG short about hijinks on the high seas from six ESMA students snags a VES nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project.

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VES Sponsors International Restoration Project of ‘The Méliès Collection’

Lobster Films leads joint project to reconstruct and restore pioneering French auteur’s short films to their original beauty, to be shown in festivals and events worldwide.

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Roland Emmerich to Receive 2019 VES Visionary Award

Noted ‘Independence Day’ director-producer joins previous visionaries Jonathan Nolan, Victoria Alonso, Syd Mead, J.J. Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón, Ang Lee and Christopher Nolan as recipient of prestigious Visual Effects Society award.

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18th Annual VES Awards Rules and Procedures Announced

The Visual Effects Society releases work project submissions guidelines for upcoming Awards consideration, including information on a new category, qualification changes and deadlines.

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‘First Man’ Garners DNEG Fourth Oscar Win in Five Years

VFX supervisor Paul Lambert, DFX supervisor Tristan Myles, miniature effects supervisor Ian Hunter and special effects supervisor J.D. Schwalm receive Academy Awards for their contributions to director Damien Chazelle’s historical biopic.

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The 17th Annual VES Awards: Reactions, Photos, Jokes & More Jokes

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:55pm

Take a closer look at the winners of the 17th annual VES Awards, both onstage and off, at this year’s Visual Effects Society gala.

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‘Infinity War,’ ‘Into the Spider‐Verse’ & ‘Lost in Space’ Top 17th Annual VES Awards

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ garners top feature film with four awards; ‘Spider‐Man: Into the Spider‐Verse’ is top animated feature film; ‘Lost in Space’ leads broadcast wins.

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Visual Effects Society Names Chris Meledandri Recipient of VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Oscar-nominated producer and Illumination CEO to be awarded at 17th Annual VES Awards on February 5.

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Visual Effects Society New York Hosts 5th Annual Awards Celebration

Digital pioneer Bob Greenberg to receive Empire Award; VFX innovators Jonah Friedman and Andy Jones to receive Empire Tech Award.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Creators to be Honored at 17th VES Awards

Visual Effect Society names award-winning creators-executive producers-writers-directors David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recipients of the VES Creative Excellence Award.

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Visual Effects Society Names Jonathan Nolan Recipient of VES Visionary Award

Acclaimed writer-producer-director teamed with Cristopher Nolan on ‘The Dark Knight,’ ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ and ‘Interstellar,’ and is the co-creator of HBO’s ‘Westworld.’

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Visual Effects Society Announces 2018 VES Fellows

Distinguished VFX Practitioners Craig Barron, Joyce Cox, Dan Curry, Paul Debevec and Mike Fink to be recognized at exclusive celebration in Beverly Hills on October 11.

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Visual Effects Society Announces Special 2018 Honorees

VES Hall of Fame honorees include L.B. Abbott, Richard “Doc” Baily, Saul Bass, Ray Harryhausen, Derek Meddings, Eileen Moran and Gene Roddenberry.

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