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VES Awards Submissions Deadline Approaches

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Animetropolis and IDA to Sing ‘Tailchaser’s Song’

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Stan Lee to Receive VES Lifetime Achievement Award

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Douglas Trumbull to Receive VES 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 ... Continue Reading →
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VES Issues Industry Bill of Rights

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 ... Continue Reading →
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VES Announces Dates for 2012 Awards

The 10th Annual VES Awards Show has been scheduled for February 7, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Annual Awards show will honor the best in 23 visual effects ... Continue Reading →
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Digital Domain Taps Barnes for In-Three Conversion Unit

Digital Domain has hired  Jeff Barnes, co-founder and former CEO of The Computer Cafe Group,  to lead its In-Three stereo conversion business. Barnes will assume the title of  VP ... Continue Reading →
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VES Chief Seeks Better Business Practices for VFX Artists

In a move sure to spark debate, Visual Effects Society Executive Director Eric Roth has released an open letter to the entertainment industry calling for better working conditions for ... Continue Reading →
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VES Opens New Section Based in New York

The Visual Effects Society is opening a new section in the Empire State. The New York section, which represents some 2,500 visual effects professionals, is the group’s sixth and ... Continue Reading →
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Okun Re-Elected Chairman of VES Board

The Visual Effects Society has announced its 2011 Board of Directors, with Jeffrey A. Okun being re-elected to a third one-year term as chairman. “I am honored to have been re-elected ... Continue Reading →