Be a part of the entertainment industry's leading community of artists and producers, and enjoy a long list of additional benefits. The Visual Effects Society (VES) is a non-profit professional, honorary society, dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of visual effects and to improving the welfare of its members by providing professional enrichment and education, fostering community, and promoting industry recognition.
Discount tickets are available to members for exciting annual events, such as the VES Summit which features networking with industry creatives and executives from the forefront of the entertainment industry, and the VES Awards gala which celebrates the crème-de-la-crème of visual effects being done in features, television, animation, commercials, games and special venue projects.
Social and networking mixers are held in every VES Section around the world from pub nights to summer barbecues and holiday parties. These get-togethers take place in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Canada, London, Australia, New Zealand, the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and Los Angeles.