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Spring 2022

VFX VOICE CELEBRATES ITS 5TH ANNIVERSARY

In Spring 2017, the VES launched our premiere magazine, VFX Voice, which quickly claimed the mantle as a must-read publication among decision- makers and influencers in visual effects and global entertainment. The goal was to create a new platform to shine a light on outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation worldwide, advance the profile and recognition of the VFX industry and marvel at the talent who never cease to inspire us all – and do it all with top-notch editorial and eye-popping visuals. Because of your enthusiastic support, the success of our print and digital magazine, dubbed “the definitive authority on all things VFX” has exceeded our wildest expectations. In its first two years, VFX Voice won a number of national magazine awards and was recognized as Best New Magazine Launch, Best New Magazine Design and Best Website (VFXVoice.com). These achievements were a testament to everyone who played a role in getting VFX Voice off the ground, from concept to publication, and to everyone who continues to help it flourish. VFX Voice keeps us tethered through stories that celebrate our craft and our global community – so thank you for being a part of our journey and stay tuned for all that comes next! 

Here’s what the VFX industry has said about five years of VFX Voice, along with the covers of every issue of the magazine. 

 

“It’s hard to imagine what the visual effects community would feel like without VFX Voice. It’s a robust platform filled with rich features and news stories that I think everyone in our industry can benefit from. So whether you’re a model maker, an artist or a studio executive, there’s something here for you.” 

—John Knoll, Executive Creative Director and Senior Visual Effects Supervisor, Industrial Light & Magic 

 

“Five years in and VFX Voice has become essential reading. Keeping abreast of the latest trends, breakthroughs and conversations in the industry is crucial. Through the magazine I not only am able to track the evolution of a rapidly changing field, I’m able to read thoughtful, well-written articles about subjects that I enjoy following. It’s both business and pleasure.” 

—Jim Morris, VES, President, Pixar Animation Studios 

 

“As we continue to move to a more connected world, where remote collaboration is part of our every day, and where the rate of technological transformation is increasing rapidly, VFX Voice and its connection to our global members will become ever more important. VFX Voice will continue to be the prominent voice that informs and inspires the generations of creatives, producers and technologists that follow.” 

—Jennie Zeiher, VES Australia Section Board of Managers, Head of Business Development, Rising Sun Pictures 

 

“Congratulations on five years of coverage. Thank you for your support in advancing the VFX industry and its many voices.”

—Netflix

 

VFX Voice has given an important platform to visual effects, the artists, production teams, engineers and the community as a whole for half a decade and counting. Their impact on the industry is significant, and ILM is honored to have some of our stories told in this quality publication.”

—Rob Bredow, Senior Vice President, Chief Creative Officer, Industrial Light & Magic

 

“For most of my career, the VES has been there to honor and promote the best about our industry. VFX Voice is a natural voice for that effort, with detail and style.”

—Simon Robinson, Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Foundry

 

VFX Voice is the definitive source for visual effects professionals, students and enthusiasts. Congratulations on five years of creative storytelling!”

—Daniel Kramer, Head of CG/VFX Supervisor, Sony Pictures Imageworks

 

VFX Voice is the gateway to learning about our vast world of film and television. The magazine not only celebrates our greatest creative achievements, but also educates us about the latest technology advancements, celebrates our global creative community and brings us into one marketplace to learn from each other. In a world where we are constantly inundated by data and time is limited, to be able to go to one place for industry information is extremely rewarding and productive. Plus it sits nicely on the coffee table and is a good conversation starter.”

—Neishaw Ali, President/Executive Producer, SpinVFX

 

VFX Voice is a must-read for anyone in the visual effects and animation industries, including those in the VR/AR, virtual production, gaming and other digital media spaces. From in-depth technical pieces to profiles on key industry figures, VFX Voice covers a breadth of topics that appeal to a wide readership. I am impressed with all that they have accomplished in just five years, and I am excited for the future of the magazine.” 

—Joel Mendias, Executive Producer, Scanline VFX

 

“I think VFX Voice is well-researched, insightful, in-depth and often at the cutting edge.”

—Pete Jopling, Executive VFX Supervisor, MPC Episodic

 

VFX Voice has beautifully risen to the challenge of providing a platform that showcases the incredible talents of everyone who makes our global VFX community exciting and possible. Every time I open a new issue I get re-energized about the VFX community I’m a part of, and I’m amazed at how VFX Voice showcases a wealth of content while allowing each page to breathe with simplicity.”

—Andrew Bly, Principal/CEO, Molecule Visual Effects 


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