Dune wins ‘Best Visual Effects’ Oscar!

7th Academy Award for DNEG team!

Our talented Dune team has scooped the ‘Best Visual Effects’ Oscar at the 94th Academy Awards.

We’re delighted to share that our Dune team has been honoured with the ‘Best Visual Effects’ Oscar at tonight’s 94th Academy Awards ceremony. Our heartfelt congratulations goes out to award winners Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer, and to our brilliant global team who poured their hearts into bringing this film to life on-screen.

This is the sixth Academy Award received by our DNEG teams in the last eight years, and the second time our teams have received an Academy Award for a collaboration with Denis Villeneuve, following our 2018 ‘Best Visual Effects’ Oscar win for Blade Runner 2049. The honour marks DNEG’s seventh Oscar for ‘Best Visual Effects’ overall.

We couldn’t be prouder to have helped bring Denis’ vision to the screen once again, and a huge congratulations to the entire Dune team on their 6 Oscars received tonight for Best Visual Effects, Best Sound, Best Production Design, Best Original Score, Best Film Editing and Best Cinematography!

This also marks the third Academy Award win for Production VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert, who previously took home the honour for Blade Runner 2049 and First Man, and the second Oscar win for DNEG VFX Supervisor Tristan Myles who also won previously for First Man. It is the first Oscar nomination and win for DNEG VFX Supervisor Brian Connor.

Find the full list of winners from the 94th Academy Awards here, and find out more about our work on Dune here.

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