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VES Nods – There’s Gravity and Everything Else

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It kind of seems like there’s no point to even running a contest with Gravity in the VFX department. It’s like Avatar – nothing will even get remotely close.  Nonetheless, here are the VES noms, Gravity leads with 8 nods, courtesy of Steve Pond at The Wrap: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture “Gravity”: Tim Webber, Nikki Penny, Chris Lawrence, Richard Mcbride “Iron Man 3”: Christopher Townsend, Mark Soper, Guy Williams, Bryan Grill “Pacific…

Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

Life of Pi and Brave top VES Awards

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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 Effects in a Feature Motion Picture The Impossible Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture Life of Pi: Richard Parker Outstanding Animated Character in…

The Hobbit Leads VES Nominations

The Hobbit Leads VES Nominations

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From The HR: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Joe Letteri Eileen Moran Eric Saindon Kevin L. Sherwood Prometheus Paul Butterworth Charley Henley Allen Maris Richard Stammers Life of Pi Thomas Fisher Susan Macleod Guillaume Rocheron Bill Westenhofer The Avengers Susan Pickett Janek Sirrs Jeff White Guy Williams Battleship Grady Cofer Pablo Helman Jeanie King Glen Mcintosh

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Inception Tops VES Nominations

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Full list at Variety: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual-Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture Inception Iron Man 2 TRON: Legacy Alice In Wonderland Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture Green Zone SALT Hereafter Black Swan Robin Hood

Avatar leads VES nominations with 11 nods

Avatar leads VES nominations with 11 nods

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Are you sitting down? THR has some shocking news: James Cameron’s “Avatar” led the list of nominations announced Monday by the Visual Effects Society, scooping up 11. The animated “Coraline,” another movie released in 3D, followed with four nominations. New Zealand-based Weta Digital, which worked on “Avatar,” led the company noms with nine. For visual effects in an effects-driven motion picture feature, the nominees are “2012,” “Avatar,” “District 9,” “Star…

VES Nominations

VES Nominations

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Thanks to N8 for posting these: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA – PRINCE CASPIAN Wendy Rogers, Dean Wright, Andrew Fowler, Greg Butler THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON Eric Barba, Edson Williams, Nathan McGuinness, Lisa Beroud HELLBOY II THE GOLDEN ARMY Michael J. Wassel, Lucy Killick, Adrian de Wet, Eamonn Butler CLOVERFIELD Kevin Blank, Chantal Feghali, Michael Ellis, Eric Leven IRON…