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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 categories in features, TV series, commercials and games. The society has also announced the following related event [...]
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 and general manager of stereo visual-effects production and work with filmmakers to optimize stereo 3D digital production . Digital Domain’s parent company, Digital Domain Media Group, [...]
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 visual effects artists. Unlike most specialties in the entertainment business, there is no collective bargaining agency for visual effects artists, who [...]
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 joins sections in Australia, New Zealand, London, San Francisco and Vancouver. Members participating in this section are based in New York, New [...]
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 Chair of the VES,” states Okun. “This is a pivotal year for the VES and I am pleased to [...]
Eric Roth is staying on as executive director of the Visual Effects Society Roth, who has been executive director of the group since 2004, is now set to stay in the job through December 2013. Under his tenure, the VES says it has more than doubled its membership to more [...]
Christopher Nolan, director of Inception and The Dark Knight, will receive the first Visionary Award from the Visual Effects Society. The award recognizes a filmmaker who has “uniquely and consistently employed the art and science of visual effects to foster imagination and ignite future discoveries by way of artistry, invention [...]