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February 16, 2005

VES Announces 2004 Winners

Hollywood, February 16, 2005The Visual Effects Society (VES), the entertainment industry’s only society of visual effects professionals, celebrated the best visual effects artistry in film, television, commercial, music videos and games at tonight’s 3rd Annual VES Awards recognizing outstanding visual effects in nineteen (19) categories.

Robert Zemeckis was honored with the VES Lifetime Achievement Award for his enormous contributions to the visual effects industry and to filmmaking as a whole. The honor was presented to him by Academy Award® winning visual effects artist Ken Ralston and long-time friend and collaborator Tom Hanks. Robert Abel was honored posthumously with the Georges Melies Award for his contributions to the visual effects industry and Don Shay received the Board of Directors Award for illuminating the field of visual effects through his role as publisher of Cinefex. The ceremony was presided over by VES Executive Director Eric Roth.

Here is the complete list of winners... VISUAL EFFECTS SOCIETY ANNOUNCES WINNERS AT THE 3RD ANNUAL VES AWARDS

Here is an older link for the 2004 VES nominations for Outstanding Compositing in a Motion Picture and Broadcast Program

- visualeffectssociety.com

  

Posted by dschnee at February 16, 2005 8:20 AM