THE HOBBIT And THE AVENGERS Earn Nominations From The Visual Effects Society

THE HOBBIT And THE AVENGERS Earn Nominations From The Visual Effects Society

The nominations for the 11th annual Visual Effects Society Awards have been announced, and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Life Of Pi and Marvel's The Avengers have gained the most nominations. Hit the jump to see the categories that they were nominated in.



Los Angeles – The Visual Effects Society (VES) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 11th Annual VES Awards, which recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees were selected Saturday, January 5 by VES members at SPY/ a FotoKem Company in the Bay Area and at FotoKem in Burbank in California; and at Blue Sky Studios in New York, Weta Digital in New Zealand, Fuel VFX in Sydney, Molinare in the UK and Image Engine in Vancouver.

Jeffrey A. Okun, Chair of the Visual Effects Society, comments, “Visual effects have helped define the experience of going to the cinema. Every year, visual effects artists put their technical skill, ingenuity and passion to work in the creation of images that astound and move us. We congratulate all of our nominees on their amazing accomplishments in – and contributions to – the worlds of film, animation, television, special venue and games.”

As previously announced, acclaimed director Ang Lee will be honored with the VES Visionary Award. Richard Edlund ASC, VES will be presented the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 11th Annual VES Awards will take place on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Prometheus
Life of Pi
The Avengers
Battleship

Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:
The Hobbit: Goblin King
The Hobbit: Gollum
The Avengers: The Hulk
Life of Pi: Richard Parker

Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:
The Hobbit: Goblin Caverns
Prometheus: LV-233
The Avengers: Midtown Manhattan
Life of Pi: Open Ocean

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Avengers: Downtown Manhattan
Total Recall: Hover Car Chase
The Amazing Spider-Man

Outstanding Models in a Feature Motion Picture:
The Avengers: Helicarrier
The Impossible: Orchid Hotel
Men in Black 3: Cape Canaveral/ Apollo Launch
The Dark Knight Rises: Airplane Heist

Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi: Storm of God
Battleship
Life of Pi: Ocean

Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Life of Pi: Storm of God
The Avengers: Hulk Punch
Prometheus: Engineers & the Orrery


Click HERE to check out the full list of nominations for the awards.









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