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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2014 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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2013 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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2012 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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2010 Won
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Avatar (2009)
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2006 Won
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
King Kong (2005)
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2005 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
I, Robot (2004)
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2004 Won
Technical Achievement Award
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For their groundbreaking implementations of practical methods for rendering skin and other ... More

For their groundbreaking implementations of practical methods for rendering skin and other translucent materials using subsurface scattering techniques.

Won
Oscar
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Won
Oscar
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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BAFTA Awards

2014 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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2013 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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2012 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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Best Special Visual Effects
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
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2010 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Avatar (2009)
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2006 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
King Kong (2005)
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2004 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Achievement in Special Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2014 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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Best Special Effects
Man of Steel (2013)
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2013 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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2012 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
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2010 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Avatar (2009)
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2006 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
King Kong (2005)
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2005 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
I, Robot (2004)
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2004 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2003 Won
Sierra Award
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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London Critics Circle Film Awards

2012 Nominated
ALFS Award
Technical Achievement of the Year
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
For visual effects

PGA Awards

2014 Won
Vanguard Award
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

2004 Won
PFCS Award
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Won
PFCS Award
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Satellite Awards

2011 Nominated
Satellite Award
Best Visual Effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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2004 Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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Visual Effects Society Awards

2014 Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
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2013 Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
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2012 Won
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
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Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
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2010 Won
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
Avatar (2009)
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Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Avatar (2009)
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For Neytiri.
Best Single Visual Effect of the Year
Avatar (2009)
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For Neytiri drinking.
2006 Won
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture
King Kong (2005)
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2004 Won
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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Nominated
VES Award
Best Single Visual Effect of the Year in Any Medium
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
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2003 Won
VES Award
Best Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
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