Interstellar off to the Oscars

DNEG up for Best VFX at this year’s Academy Awards

Following on from this week’s announcement that our work on Interstellar has been BAFTA nominated, we’re delighted to confirm that our work is also up for Best Visual Effects at this year’s Academy Awards with DNEG’s Paul Franklin and Andrew Lockley nominated along with SFX Supervisor Scott Fisher and New Deal VFX Supervisor Ian Hunter.

In addition, this week, Interstellar received a total of FOUR nominations for the prestigious VES Awards for Outstanding VFX, Best Compositing, Best Virtual Cinematography (Tesseract) and Best Created Environment (Tesseract).

The nominees are:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture:
Paul Franklin, Kevin Elam, Scott Fisher, Ann Podlozny and Ian Hunter

Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture for the Tesseract
Tom Bracht, Graham Page, Thomas Døhlen and Kirsty Clark

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Photoreal/Live Action Motion Media Project for the Tesseract
Faraz Hameed, Stephen Painter, Hoyte van Hoytema and Dorian Knapp

Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Raphael Hamm, Isaac Layish, Sebastian von Overheidt and Tristan Myles

Huge congratulations go to all our Interstellar crew! Amazing work!

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