VFX Voice

The award-winning definitive authority on all things visual effects in the world of film, TV, gaming, virtual reality, commercials, theme parks, and other new media.

Winner of three prestigious Folio Awards for excellence in publishing.

Subscribe to the VFX Voice Print Edition

Subscriptions & Single Issues


April 01
2017

ISSUE

Spring 2017

VISUAL EFFECTS ARTISTRY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Annual VES Awards

Captions include all members of an Award-winning team. For more show photos and a complete list of nominees and winners of the 2017 VES Awards visit visualeffectssociety.com

On Feb. 7, 2017, the Visual Effects Society held the 15th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.

Comedian Patton Oswalt served as host to the more than 1,000 guests gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles, to celebrate VFX talent in 24 awards categories and herald the VES’s 20th anniversary.

The Jungle Book was named photoreal feature film winner, earning five awards. Kubo and the Two Strings was named top animated film. Game of Thrones was named best photoreal episode and garnered five awards. And John Lewis: Buster the Boxer won top honors in the commercial field.

Director Taika Waititi presented the VES Visionary Award to acclaimed producer and Marvel Studios Executive Vice President of Physical Production Victoria Alonso.

Jim Morris, VES, President, Pixar Animation Studios, presented the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to multiple Academy Award®-winning visual effects pioneer Ken Ralston.

Awards presenters included directors Gareth Edwards and Albert Hughes, Yara Shahidi, Auli’I Cravalho, Jessica Parker Kennedy and Brenton Thwaites.


Share this post with

Most Popular Stories

CHECKING INTO HAZBIN HOTEL TO CHECK OUT THE ANIMATION
16 July 2024
VES Awards
CHECKING INTO HAZBIN HOTEL TO CHECK OUT THE ANIMATION
Animator Vivienne Medrano created her series Hazbin Hotel which has received 109 million views on her VivziePop YouTube Channel.
SPECIAL FOCUS: VFX IN EUROPE
06 June 2024
VES Awards
SPECIAL FOCUS: VFX IN EUROPE
Despite setbacks, VFX companies look for year-end bounce.
EXPANDING THE MIND FOR INSIDE OUT 2
06 June 2024
VES Awards
EXPANDING THE MIND FOR INSIDE OUT 2
Expanding the cast of Emotions and vocabulary of shapes.
ADDING AN EXTRA LAYER OF CREATIVE TO GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE
08 May 2024
VES Awards
ADDING AN EXTRA LAYER OF CREATIVE TO GODZILLA X KONG: THE NEW EMPIRE
Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire follows Godzilla and King Kong as they face a new threat hidden deep within the planet.
IMAGINATION REIGNS SUPREME FOR KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
06 June 2024
VES Awards
IMAGINATION REIGNS SUPREME FOR KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
More nuanced, human-like digital cast in an upside-down world.