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, 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, 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,...

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

The Visual Effects Society will induct three luminaries into the VES Hall of Fame--Walt Disney, Stanley Kubrick and Stan Lee.  Also named were this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award, and the newest Lifetime and Honorary members. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized...

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,...

Friday, Sep. 28, 2018

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2018 class of VES Fellows--Craig Barron, Joyce Cox, Dan Curry, Paul Debevec and Michael Fink.  The Fellows distinction, bestowed by the VES Board of Directors, signifies that the individual has maintained an outstanding reputation and has made...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has named the 2018 inductees into the VES Hall of Fame, the newest Lifetime and Honorary members and this year’s recipient of the VES Founders Award. The names of this year’s VES Fellows will be announced later. The honorees and Hall of Fame inductees will be...

Monday, Jun. 4, 2018

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has adopted a new Code of Conduct for members, which formalizes the Society’s commitment to ensuring that all members are treated with respect, dignity and inclusion.  The VES Board of Directors unanimously ratified the Code at its May 2018 Board meeting.  The...

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...

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