DNEG receives 7 nominations for 2019 VES Awards

VES Awards

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced nominees for the 17th Annual VES Awards.

Congratulations to DNEG’s VFX Supervisors, artists and crews who were named in seven nominations.

Two of DNEG’s submissions received multiple nominations in different categories. They include the team who worked on moon landing epic, First Man, which was nominated for two awards: Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature and Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature.

Netflix Emmy-nominated, cyberpunk sci-fi Altered Carbon received nominations in three categories: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode; Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project and Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Episode. 

Venom and Bohemian Rhapsody also received VES nominations. Check out the list below for nominees’ names.

Each year, the VES holds its prestigious awards celebration to recognise the 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.

All of the nominations for the 24 categories were selected by panels of VES members at events held in 11 global locations.

The winners will be announced on February 5th. 

DNEG’s Nominations:

Congratulations to all of the following DNEG artists, who have all been nominated:

Category: Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature: 

Show: Bohemian Rhapsody

Paul Norris
Tim Field
May Leung
Andrew Simmonds

Show: First Man

Paul Lambert
Kevin Elam
Tristan Myles
Ian Hunter
JD Schwalm

Category: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode

Show Altered Carbon
Episode Out of the Past

Everett Burrell
Tony Meagher
Steve Moncur
Christine Lemon
Joel Whist

Category:  Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature: 

Show: Venom

Aharon Bourland
Jordan Walsh
Aleksandar Chalyovski
Federico Frassinelli

Category: Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project 

Show: Altered Carbon

Philipp Kratzer
Daniel Fernandez
Xavier Lestourneaud
Andrea Rosa

Category: Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature: 

Show: First Man

Joel Delle-Vergin
Peter Farkas
Miles Lauridsen
Francesco Dell’Anna

Category: Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Episode

Show:  Altered Carbon

Jean-François Leroux
Reece Sanders
Stephen Bennett
Laraib Atta 

To see a full list of VES nominees visit https://www.visualeffectssociety.com/post/17th-annual-ves-awards-nominees

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