By CHRISTOPHER MCKITTRICK
18TH ANNUAL VES AWARDS
Each year, the VES Awards Committee refines the Rules and Procedures in response to the remarkable creative achievements and technological advancements happening in the VFX industry. For the 18th Annual VES Awards, there have been significant changes to the qualifications in the “Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a CG Project” and the compositing categories. Animated projects will now be able to compete in these four categories. As in prior years, the fifth entry slot in six of the eight general categories is reserved for a project’s Special Effects Coordinator or Supervisor.
VES will hold its worldwide Nomination Event across the globe on January 4, 2020. As they vote on the nominees, VES members are invited to view the most amazing visual imagery of 2019, including exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, while also participating in the single best networking opportunity of the year.
And finally, the nominees for the VES Awards will be celebrated when the winners are announced at the 18th Annual VES Awards Show on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.