SGU Receives VES NominationVES, Jan 10th, 2011
The Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the nominees for the 9th Annual VES Awards ceremony recognizing outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees were chosen Saturday, January 8 by numerous blue ribbon panels of VES members who viewed submissions at the FotoKem screening facilities in Burbank and San Francisco as well as at other facilities in London, Sydney and Vancouver.
"We are extremely proud to recognize these artists and their work with these nominations," said Jeffrey A. Okun, Chair of the Visual Effects Society. "The art of visual effects has become the art of storytelling in a new and compelling way and we congratulate these artists for the finest work in our field this year." As previously announced, Christopher Nolan will be honored with the inaugural VES Visionary Award and Ray Harryhausen with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The 9th Annual VES Awards will take place on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air exclusively on REELZCHANNEL Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 10p ET/PT with encore presentations throughout February.
Stargate Universe is nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Series.
Mark Savela, VFX Supervisor
James Rorick, VFX Producer
Craig Vandenbiggelaar, Digital Effects Supervisor
Adam de Bosch Kemper, Lead Animator
For a full list of the nominees click here.