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Monday, Oct. 30, 2017
Becoming the first woman of color to direct a feature with a budget of $100 million-plus is an historic achievement for Ava DuVernay who’s currently in post on that Disney film, A Wrinkle in Time. A key part of her experience on the tentpole movie--which is slated for release in March...
Friday, Oct. 6, 2017
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced its inaugural inductees to the VES Hall of Fame. In concert with the Society’s milestone 20th Anniversary, the VES Board of Directors created the VES Hall of Fame – a new honor to recognize exemplary individuals that came before us and upon whose...
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...
Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016
Cinematographers and VFX artisans are fashioning strong working relationships, according to panelists at a Visual Effects Society (VES) Summit session held this past Saturday (10/28) in Los Angeles. Paul Cameron, ASC, noted, for example, that he’s enjoying a strong collaborative bond with VFX...
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, 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...