VES (Visual Effects Society) Awards Winners Announced

Life Of Pi, Brave and The Walking Dead were the big winners at the Visual Effects Society Awards in Los Angeles this year. Here are the full results from last night’s ceremony.

 

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
Winner: Life of Pi

Other Nominees:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Prometheus
The Avengers
Battleship

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture
Winner: The Impossible

Other Nominees:
Rust And Bone
Argo
Flight
Zero Dark Thirty

Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture    
Winner: Brave

Other Nominees:
ParaNorman
Rise of the Guardians
Wreck-It Ralph
Hotel Transylvania

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program
Winner: Game Of Thrones “Volar Morghulis”

Other Nominees:
Once Upon A Time “The Stranger”
Falling Skies “Worlds Apart”
Curiosity “Battlefield Cell”
Mockingbird Lane

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program
Winner: Boardwalk Empire: Episode 308

Other Nominees:
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Men Who Built America, Episode 2
Hell On Wheels “Blood Moon”
Hawaii Five-O “La O Na Makuahine”

Outstanding Real-Time Visuals in a Video Game
Winner: Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Other Nominees:
Halo 4
Dirt Showdown
Forza Horizon
Dishonored

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial
Winner: Nike “Biomorph”

Other Nominees:
Pepsi “Crowd Surfing”
Lady Gaga “Fame”
Norfolk Southern “City of Possibilities”
Call of Duty “Surprise”

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project
Winner: Despicable Me “Minion Mayhem”

Other Nominees:
SeaWorld “Turtle Trek 3D/ 360”
Earthquake “Evidence of a Restless Planet”
The Ball Unleashed

Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Winner: Life of Pi – Richard Parker

Other Nominees:
The Hobbit – Goblin King
The Hobbit – Gollum
The Avengers – The Hulk

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
Winner: Brave – Merida

Other Nominees:
Hotel Transylvania – Dracula
Wreck-It Ralph – Vanellope
The Pirates – Band of Misfits

Outstanding Animated Character in a Commercial or Broadcast Program
Winner: Game Of Thrones – Training the Dragons

Other Nominees:
Ted – Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Sinbad – Episode 1
Hallmark – Motherbird

Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Winner: The Avengers – Midtown Manhattan

Other Nominees:
The Hobbit – Goblin Caverns
Prometheus – LV-233
Life of Pi – Open Ocean

Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
Winner: Brave – The Forest

Other Nominees:
ParaNorman – Graveyard
ParaNorman – Main Street
Rise Of The Guardians – The North Pole

Outstanding Created Environment in a Commercial or Broadcast Program
Winner: Game of Thrones – Pyke

Other Nominees:
Sinbad
Call of Duty: Eclipse – Surprise
5 Gum RPM: Choose Your Energy

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Winner: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Other Nominees:
The Avengers – Downtown Manhattan
Total Recall – Hover Car Chase
The Amazing Spider-Man

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Commercial or Broadcast Program
Winner: ZombiU

Other Nominees:
Toyota: Real Deal
Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Call of Duty: Eclipse – Surprise

Outstanding Models in a Feature Motion Picture
Winner: The Avengers – Helicarrier

Other Nominees:
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
Winner: Life of Pi – Storm of God

Other Nominees:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Battleship
Life of Pi – Ocean

Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture
Winner: Brave

Other Nominees:
ParaNorman – Practical Volumetrics
ParaNorman – Angry Aggie Ink-Blot Electricity
Rise of the Guardians – Last Stand

Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Commercial or Broadcast Program
Winner: Guinness “Cloud”

Other Nominees:
Nike “Biomorph”
Last Resort “Captain”
Nissan Altima “Wouldn’t It Be Cool”

Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
Winner: Life of Pi – Storm of God

Other Nominees:
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Avengers – Hulk Punch
Prometheus – Engineers & the Orrery

Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Program
Winner: Game of Thrones – White Walker Army

Other Nominees:
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Last Resort – Captain
Hell On Wheels – Blood Moon

Outstanding Compositing in a Commercial
Winner: Chevy 2012 Silverado

Other Nominees:
Norfolk Southern – City of Possibilities
Call of Duty: Eclipse – Surprise
Nike: Game On, World

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project
Winner: Natalis

Other Nominees:
Voile Noir
Globosome
Rollin’ Safari