Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has revealed its newest Honorary Members, VES Fellows and inductees into the VES Hall of Fame.  The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized at a virtual celebration in the coming weeks.  Don Iwerks, Greg Jein and the late Ron Cobb were named...

Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2020

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has revealed the identities of several special 2020 honorees including the recipient of its Founders Award, industry exec Ray Scalice, as well as four new Lifetime VES members.

Scalice is being honored for his contributions to the art, science or business...

Monday, Mar. 23, 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Visual Effects Society (VES) is encouraging and advocating that all employers allow VFX artists to work remotely. This will go a long way toward helping to support the health and safety of the global VFX workplace.

The VES issued a statement...

Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named director-producer-screenwriter Roland Emmerich as the next recipient of the VES Visionary Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 18th Annual VES Awards on January 29, 2020 at 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 revealed its 2019 class of VES Fellows. The Fellows distinction, bestowed by the VES Board of Directors, signifies that the individual has maintained an outstanding reputation and has made exceptional achievements and sustained contributions to the art,...

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has elected its 2019 Board of Directors officers. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as Board chair. The new leadership team includes the first elected Board officer from outside North America,...

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has unveiled the nominees for the 17th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious 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...

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019

The New York Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) announced its fifth annual regional awards celebration to recognize exceptional artistry in the fields of visual effects and filmed entertainment.  Billed as the VES Awards “after-after party,” the evening celebrates the finest...

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