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2017 VES Awards Nominations Announced

The Visual Effects Society has announced the nominees for its 15th Annual VES Awards, with the winners to be revealed at a ceremony Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton. ... Continue Reading →
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Lionsgate Clinches $4.4B Starz Buy

Feature, TV and interactive entertainment heavyweight Lionsgate has cleared regulatory approval and officially closed on its acquisition of premium cable network Starz in a cash and ... Continue Reading →
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VFX Pioneer Ken Ralston Receiving VES Lifetime Achievement Award

The Visual Effects Society has named multiple Academy Award-winning visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston as the recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the ... Continue Reading →
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VES Awards Rules & Procedures Announced

The Visual Effects Society has posted the rules and procedures for the 15th Annual VES Awards. Changes this year include formatting modifications to the online instructions, the elimination ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Hires, Promotions & Departures

+ Glasgow-based Axis CG studio — which provides animation for video game, film and TV projects like its VES Award-nominated Halo 5: Guardians cinematic — has appointed Jon ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Supe Spencer Cook Joins Framestore

VFX house Framestore announces that animation veteran Spencer Cook has joined the studio as Animation Supervisor on Disney’s upcoming live-action reimagining of Beauty and the ... Continue Reading →
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VES Names 2016 Board, Re-Elects Chair Mike Chambers

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2016 officers for its Board of Directors. The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, were elected at the January ... Continue Reading →
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VES Award Nominees Announced

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, taking place February 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Recognizing artistry and innovation ... Continue Reading →
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VES Releases Demo Material Guidelines

The Visual Effects Society has released the first-of-its-kind demo material guidelines, a set of recommendations for the usage and release of work-for-hire materials presented as part ... Continue Reading →
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Syd Mead to Receive VES Visionary Award

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that visual futurist and concept artist Syd Mead will be the next recipient of its Visionary Award, in recognition of his contributions ... Continue Reading →