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Visual Effects Society Reveals Nominees of 11th Annual Ves Awards

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for their 11th Annual Ves Awards. From film to animation to television to commercials and video games, the Ves Awards honor the outstanding visual effects artistry.

"Life of Pi's" Ang Lee will be honored with the Visionary Award. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, February 5, at the Beverly Hilton.

Here's the complete list of nominees; for winners/nominees of other award-giving bodies, click here:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Joe Letteri

Eileen Moran

Eric Saindon

Kevin L. Sherwood

Prometheus

Paul Butterworth

Charley Henley

Allen Maris

Richard Stammers

Life of Pi

Thomas Fisher

Susan Macleod

Guillaume Rocheron

Bill Westenhofer

The Avengers

Susan Pickett

Janek Sirrs

Jeff White

Guy Williams

Battleship

Grady Cofer

Pablo Helman

Jeanie King

Glen Mcintosh

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture

Rust and Bone

Béatrice Bauwens
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Fuel VFX receives Visual Effects Society award nominations

Fuel VFX has received two award nominations from the Visual Effects Society.

The.peer-voted accolade for the company's work on Ridley Scott.s Prometheus follows the near-collapse of the VFX house, which was saved in October 2012 when Animal Logic acquired its assets.

Fuel co-founder Paul Butterworth was nominated for .Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture. for Prometheus (alongside non-Fuel nominations Charley Henley, Allen Maris and Richard Stammers).

The Fuel team of Xavier Bourque, Sam Cole, Simone Riginell and Denis Scolan - representing the hard work of all 16 compositors who worked on the film at the company - were nominated for Prometheus (Engineers & the Orrery) in the "Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture" category.

Fuel has also provided effects on a number of Marvel films including Thor and Captain America: The First Avenger. Fuel continues to run from its Newtown, Sydney-based offices where Animal Logic
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Visual Effects Society Recognize 'Hobbit,' 'Avengers,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Prometheus' and More with Award Nominations

Visual Effects Society Recognize 'Hobbit,' 'Avengers,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Prometheus' and More with Award Nominations
The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominations for its 11th annual Ves Awards, recognizing outstanding VFX in film, animation, television, commercials and video games. "The Hobbit," "Prometheus," "Life of Pi" and two films on opposite ends of the box office spectrum -- "The Avengers" and "Battleship" -- lead the way in the motion picture category. Full list here, with all nominated films and TV shows listed below. Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey         Joe Letteri         Eileen Moran         Eric Saindon         Kevin L. Sherwood Prometheus         Paul Butterworth         Charley Henley ...
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2013 Visual Effects Society Awards Nominations Include Life Of Pi, The Hobbit, The Avengers, and Battleship

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for the upcoming 11th Annual Ves Awards. This year’s major players include Life of Pi, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Prometheus, The Avengers, and Battleship, all of which landed nominations for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture. The Ves Awards also recognize visual effects work in more dramatic fare, singling out the impressive effects of films like Flight and The Impossible. Duking it out for Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature will be the ridiculously impressive Richard Parker in Life of Pi, Hulk in The Avengers, and Gollum and Goblin King in The Hobbit. Hit the jump to check out the full list of nominees. The 11th Annual Ves Awards will take place on February 5th. Here’s the list of nominees: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
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'The Hobbit,' 'Life of Pi' and 'The Avengers' Lead Visual Effects Society Awards Nominations

'The Hobbit,' 'Life of Pi' and 'The Avengers' Lead Visual Effects Society Awards Nominations
The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Ves Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games.  In the film categories, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," "Life of Pi" and "The Avengers" dominated, taking multiple nods included outstanding visual effects in a visual effects-driven film. As previously announced, acclaimed director Ang Lee will be honored with the Ves Visionary Award. Richard Edlund Asc, Ves will be presented the Lifetime Achievement Award. The 11th Annual Ves Awards will take place on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The nominees for the 11th Annual Ves Awards are as follows: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Joe Letteri Eileen Moran Eric Saindon Kevin L. Sherwood ...
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‘The Hobbit’, ‘Avengers’, ‘Life Of Pi’, ‘ParaNorman’ Lead Nominations For Ves Awards

Los Angeles – The Visual Effects Society (Ves) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 11th Annual Ves Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees were selected Saturday, January 5 by Ves members at Spy/ a FotoKem Company in the Bay Area and at FotoKem in Burbank in California; and at Blue Sky Studios in New York, Weta Digital in New Zealand, Fuel VFX in Sydney, Molinare in the UK and Image Engine in Vancouver. Jeffrey A. Okun, Chair of the Visual Effects Society, comments, “Visual effects have helped define the experience of going to the cinema. Every year, visual effects artists put their technical skill, ingenuity and passion to work in the creation of images that astound and move us. We congratulate all of our nominees on their amazing accomplishments in – and contributions to – the worlds of film, animation,
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