“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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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ New Trailer Released

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Following the release of Thor: Ragnarok early this month, the closes November with its next superhero team-up “Avengers: Infinity War,” which is set for release next summer.

The trailer isn’t short of Marvel’s top tier characters which includes Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Bruce Banner / Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and Spider-Man (Tom Holland). “Get this man a shield!” Black Panther growls.

This time however, they are joined by Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman), and Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) then later meeting the heroes of Guardians of the Star-Lord (Chris Pratt).

“In time you will know what it’s like to lose,” Thanos (Josh Brolin) says in the trailer.

“Avengers 4” is expected to be the final movie for Evans, Downey, Hemsworth, Johansson, Ruffalo and Renner, though the franchise is set to continue with new members Holland, Boseman and Brie Larson who is set to debut her Captain Marvel in the next Avengers film.

Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers: Infinity War is scheduled to be released on May 4, 2018 followed a year later a sequel on May 3, 2019.