“Infinity War”, “Ready Player One” Lead Noms In Visual Effects Society Awards

By Creative Media Times


Visual Effects Society has released their list of nominations for the 17th Annual VES Awards and “Avengers: Infinity War” has received the most nominations, leading the pack with six noms.

The “Incredibles 2” meanwhile, emerged as the main contender in the animated categories with five of its town. On the broadcast categories, Netflix’s “Lost in Space” led the list with six nominations.

The VES Awards is a “yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation worldwide in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on-the-keys artists who bring this work to life.”

The winners are set to be revealed on Feb. 5. Here is the full list of nominees for 17th Annual VES Awards.

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature
Avengers: Infinity War
Christopher Robin
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story
Welcome to Marwen

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature
12 Strong
Bird Box
Bohemian Rhapsody
First Man
Outlaw King

Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature
Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode
Altered Carbon; Out of the Past
Krypton; The Phantom Zone
Lost in Space; Danger, Will Robinson
The Terror; Go For Broke
Westworld; The Passenger
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ASC Announces Nominees For Best In Cinematography Of 2018

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“Roma”, “Cold War” and “A Star Is Born” are the among the nominees in American Society of Cinematographers’ best in 2018.

Alfonso Cuarón is particularly impressive given that he is also the film’s director, as well as co-edited the film with Adam Gough. This gives the Mexican director and his film a strong momentum in the weeks heading towards the Oscars.

Also getting mentioned in the theatrical release categories are historical period comedy-drama “The Favorite” and biographical drama “First Man”.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Theatrical Release

Alfonso Cuarón for “Roma”
Matthew Libatique, ASC for “A Star is Born”
Robbie Ryan, BSC, ISC for “The Favourite”
Linus Sandgren, ASC, FSF for “First Man”
Lukasz Zal, PSC for “Cold War”

Spotlight Award
Joshua James Richards for “The Rider”
Giorgi Shvelidze for “Namme”
Frank van den Eeden, NSC, SBC for “Girl”

Episode of a Series for Non-Commercial Television
Gonzalo Amat for “The Man in the High Castle”: “Jahr Null”
Adriano Goldman, ASC, ABC for “The Crown”: “Beryl”
David Klein, ASC for “Homeland”: “Paean to the People”
Colin Watkinson, ASC for “The Handmaid’s Tale”: “The Word”
Cathal Watters, ISC for “Peaky Blinders”: “The Company”
Zoe White, ACS for “The Handmaid’s Tale”: “Holly”

Episode of a Series for Commercial Television
Nathaniel Goodman, ASC for “Timeless”: “The King of the Delta Blues”
Jon Joffin, ASC for “Beyond”: “Two Zero One”
Ben Richardson for “Yellowstone”: “Daybreak”
David Stockton, ASC for “Gotham”: “A Dark Knight: Queen Takes Knight”
Thomas Yatsko, ASC for “Damnation”: “A Different Species”

Motion Picture, Miniseries, or Pilot Made for Television
James Friend, BSC for “Patrick Melrose”: “Bad News”
Mathias Herndl, AAC for “Genius: Picasso”: “Chapter 1”
Florian Hoffmeister, BSC for “The Terror”: “Go for Broke”
M. David Mullen, ASC for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (pilot)
Brendan Steacy, CSC for “Alias Grace”: “Part 1”