Inception and Dragon Are The Big Winners At The VES Awards

But it’s non- SFX shows that dominates the TV awards…

The Visual Effects Society held its annual awards ceremony honouring technical achievements in the art iof creatingn the impossible on screen last night, and Inception and How To Train Your Dragon were the big winners in the film categories. But on TV, the gongs mainly went to shows that aren’t in SFX ’s territory, with only Caprica flying our telefantasy flag.

FILMS

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual-Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture: Inception

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture: Hereafter

Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture:
How to Train Your Dragon

Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 – Dobby

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: How to Train Your Dragon – Toothless

Outstanding Effects Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: How to Train Your Dragon

Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:
Inception – Paris Dreamscape

Outstanding Models & Miniatures in a Feature Motion Picture: Inception – Hospital Fortress Destruction


Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture:
Inception

Outstanding Achievement in an Animated Short: Day & Night

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TELEVISION

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Miniseries, Movie or a Special: The Pacific

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Series: Caprica

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program: Boardwalk Empire

Outstanding Animated Character in a Broadcast Program or Commercial: Citron C3 The Spacebox – Citro

Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Broadcast Program: The Pacific – The Battle of Iwo Jima

Outstanding Models & Miniatures in a Broadcast Program or Commercial: Boardwalk Empire – The Ivory Tower

Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Program or Commercial: The Pacific – Peleliu landing