Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2021

The Midnight Sky (Netflix) walked away with the marquee Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature honor at the VES Awards during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday (4/6) evening. The George Clooney-directed film also topped the category for best model in a photoreal or animated...

Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2021

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named acclaimed visual effects supervisor, second unit director and director of photography Robert Legato, ASC, as the forthcoming recipient of the VES Award for Creative Excellence in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The...

Tuesday, Mar. 2, 2021

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has unveiled the nominees for the 19th Annual VES Awards, the yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games--and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on...

Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020

The Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards bestowed its marquee honor for outstanding VFX in a photoreal feature upon The Lion King during a gala ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on Wednesday (1/29) evening. In his acceptance remarks, Robert Legato, overall VFX supervisor on The Lion...

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020

It’s fitting that in a year when the Visual Effects Society presents Martin Scorsese with its Lifetime Achievement Award, the director’s latest release, The Irishman (Netflix), is breaking new ground, arguably most notably in the effects arena. The Irishman is nominated for the...

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named visual effects supervisor Sheena Duggal as the forthcoming recipient of the VES Award for Creative Excellence in recognition of her valuable contributions to filmed entertainment. The award will be presented at the 18th Annual VES Awards on January 29,...

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has made several significant additions to its 18th Annual VES Awards, which will be held on January 29, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Society has introduced a new category recognizing Outstanding Special (Practical) Effects in a Photoreal Project.  It has...

Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named Martin Scorsese, Academy, DGA and Emmy Award winning director-producer-screenwriter, as the forthcoming recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at...

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019

Paul Lambert, visual effects supervisor at Double Negative (DNEG), last month earned his second Best Visual Effects Oscar nomination. It came for First Man (Universal Pictures), a year after he won the Academy Award for Blade Runner 2049.

As VFX supervisor on First...

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

Avengers: Infinity War won the top honor at the Visual Effects Society Awards on Tuesday (2/5) evening at the Beverly Hilton, earning distinction for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature. The Marvel film scored three more VES Awards--for effect simulations, compositing, and...

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