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The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the 2012 Board of Director officers who were elected at the January 18, 2012 board meeting. The list of officials includes Jeffrey A. Okun, head of visual effects for Prana Studios, who was re-elected for a fourth one-year term as Board Chair. “I [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced comedian/actor Patton Oswalt (Young Adult, Ratatouille) as the host for the org’s tenth annual VES Awards ceremony, to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, February 7. This year’s duties will mark the popular funnyman’s third appearance at the event, which [...]
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted the Gordon E. Sawyer Award to Douglas Trumbull, a visionary filmmaker who has worked as a designer, director, inventor and entrepreneur, for his lifetime of technical contributions and leadership in the motion picture industry. The [...]
Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin picked up six Visual Effects Society Award nominations on Monday. The Paramount release was nominated for outstanding vfx in animated feature along with Arthur Christmas, Kung Fu Panda 2, Puss in Boots and Rango. Tintin also picked up noms for the animated character of [...]
5 Years Still Loco for Toons It seems like just yesterday that we began hearing whisperings of the Latin American animation market’s emerging promise, and a certain Gothic-inspired CG animated feature out of Mexico that was stirring antennas in the Toon Town hive. It’s hard to believe that’s it has [...]
This Wednesday (Nov. 30) is the deadline for submissions for the 10th Annual VES Awards. Signed submission forms and payment must have been received by the VES, and viewing materials uploaded to by the deadline. The 10th Annual VES Awards includes numerous categories involving visual effects and animation in features, [...]
Animetropolis announced this past weekend that it will work with IDA (International Digital Artists) to produce the CG-animated feature adaptation of Tad Williams’ Tailchaser’s Song. The fantasy epic follows the adventures of a young ginger tomcat named Fritti Tailchaser who embarks on a dangerous journey to find his best friend [...]
Entrepreneurial comic-book legend Stan Lee has been selected by the Visual Effects Society’s board of directors as the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Lee will be honored at the 10th Annual VES Awards to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 7, 2012. The Award [...]
Filmmaker and vfx supervisor Douglas Trumbull will receive the 2012 Georges Méliès Award at the 10th Annual VES Award on February 7, 2012. The Georges Méliès Award honors individuals who have “pioneered a significant and lasting contribution to the art and/or science of the visual effects industry by a way [...]
The Visual Effects Society has released an Industry Bill of Rights, designed to improve working conditions for artists and bring certainty to the business for effects companies and studios. The document, which enumerates a list of rights and responsibilities for artists, FX houses and studios, was unanimously approved by the [...]