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  • Jon Favreau To Receive The 2018 VES Lifetime Achievement Award

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    Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, named acclaimed writer-director-producer-actor Jon Favreau as the next recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his valuable contributions to filmed entertainment.  The award will be presented at the 16th Annual VES Awards on February 13, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The VES…

     

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  • Visual Effects New Board Of Directors Election Results

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    The Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s global professional honorary society, has announced its 2017 Board of Directors officers.  The officers, who comprise the VES Board Executive Committee, include Mike Chambers, who was re-elected as Board Chair. The 2017 Officers of the VES Board of Directors are: Chair: Mike Chambers 1st Vice Chair: Jeffrey A. Okun,…

     

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  • Nominees For The 2017 Visual Effects Awards Announced

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced the nominees for the 15th Annual VES Awards.  The annual award celebration recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on artists who bring this work to life.  The VES Awards will be held on…

     

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  • VES To Publish New Print/Digital Publication “VFX Voice”

    By Marjorie Galas

     

    Visual Effects Society (VES), the honorary global professional society devoted to the visual effects world, announced it will begin publishing VFX Voice, the a new signature print and digital magazine in April, 2017.  The new publication’s inaugural printing will appear in time to celebrate the organization’s  milestone 20th anniversary.  The editorial focus of the magazine will encompass…

     

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  • VFX Pioneer Ken Ralston To Receive 2017 VES Lifetime Achievement Award

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      Ken Ralston will receive the Visual Effects Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his enormous contributions to filmed entertainment.  The multi-Academy Award nominated visual effects pioneer will receive this award during the 15th Annual VES Awards on February 7, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The VES Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed by the VES…

     

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  • Visual Effects Society Present “What Is Real?” At 8th Annual VES Summit

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    The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the theme of their eighth annual VES Summit – “What is Real?”” The annual day-long event will be held Saturday, October 29th and will feature top leaders in the visual effects industry, educational panels and break out sessions as well as a networking lunch and mixer at the conclusion…

     

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  • Visual Effects Society To Present Visionary Award To J.J. Abrams

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    Writer/Director/Producer J.J. Abrams will receive the Visionary Award at the 13th annual VES Awards to be presented February 4, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Visionary Award recognizes an individual who has uniquely and consistently employed the art and science of visual effects to foster imagination and ignite future discoveries by way of artistry,…

     

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