10 films advance to vie for VFX nominations

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 86th Oscars®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: Elysium Gravity The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Iron...
Posted On 05 Dec 2013

Interview: Jeff White’s Visual Effects for The Avengers

Jeff White joined the legendary LucasFilm visual effects company Industrial Light and Magic roughly ten years ago, and has since worked on some of the biggest blockbusters of the past decade. His work spans all three Transformers movies, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s...

Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

Life of Pi and Brave each win 4 awards at the 11th Annual VES Awards.   (thanks to Mikhail) Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture Life of Pi Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture Brave Outstanding Supporting Visual...
Posted On 06 Feb 2013

10 contenders remain in the VEX Oscar race

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 85th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “The Amazing Spider-Man” “Cloud Atlas” “The Dark...
Posted On 29 Nov 2012

Visual Effects Contenders Down to Ten

“Captain America: The First Avenger” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″ “Hugo” “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” “Real Steel” “Rise of the...
Posted On 04 Jan 2012

Jackson Truax talks Rise of the Apes Visual Effects with Joe Letteri

Like countless other craftsmen in the film industry, Joe Letteri is far from a household name. Still, if you’ve appreciated the visual effects of the Lord of the Rings films, King Kong, Avatar, or this summer’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, you’re familiar with Letteri’s work,...
Posted On 20 Dec 2011

Visual Effects Society Issues Industry Bill of Rights

This is a very lengthy press release, but anyone who’s interested at all will be curious to read the details. You can stop reading whenever you find out all you need to know. Board unanimously votes to approve document outlining rights of visual effects workers, facilities...
Posted On 21 Sep 2011

Inception, How to Train Your Dragon lead VES Awards

Inception tops the Visual Effects Society Awards with 4 wins. How to Train Your Dragon wins 3.¬† (Thanks to The Wrap for the list) MOTION PICTURES Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual-Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture: “Inception” Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould,...
Posted On 01 Feb 2011

15 Films up for 2010 VFX Oscar

“Alice in Wonderland” “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” “Clash of the Titans” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1″ “Hereafter” “Inception” “Iron Man 2″ “The...
Posted On 10 Dec 2010
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