2012 VES Events

January

  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) 10th Annual VES Awards Nomination Event
  • (L.A.) EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE – Screening, Q&A w/ Director Stephen Daldry & more
  • (L.A.) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Screening, Q&A w/ Andy Serkis, Director Rupert Wyatt & more
  • (L.A./New York) HUGO – 3D Screening, Q&A w/ Director Martin Scorsese, Ben Kingsley & more
  • (Online) Virtual Town Hall – VES 2.0 (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)

February

  • (L.A.) STAR TOURS: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE – Presentation & Panel Event
  • (Bay Area) HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2 - Screening
  • (L.A.) THE DESCENDANTS – Screening, Q&A w/ George Clooney & Director Alexander Payne
  • (L.A.) 10th Annual VES Awards Dinner – Black tie gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) SILENT RUNNING - Screening, Q&A w/ Director Douglas Trumbull & more (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Screening
  • (L.A.) RA-ONE – Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) REAL STEEL – Screening
  • (London) Visual Effects in Commercials – Event
  • (New York) HUGO – 3D Screening, Q&A w/ VFX Supervisor Rob Legato
  • (Bay Area) TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – Screening
  • (L.A./New York) THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY – Screenings
  • (L.A.) The Making of THE MUPPETS - Event & Panel w/ Q&A
  • (L.A.) Immersive Experiences: The Future of Entertainment – Presentation w/ Q&A Panel (Watch the Video in 3 parts - Members Only)
  • (New York) RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES – Screening, Q&A w/ Kurt Williams

March

  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/London/New Zealand) JOHN CARTER – 3D Screenings w/ Q&A in London
  • (L.A.) BOY – Screening, Q&A w/ Writer Taika Waititi
  • (Australia) VES Pub Night
  • (Vancouver) VES Pub Night
  • (Bay Area) THE LORAX – Screening
  • (Bay Area) MIRROR, MIRROR – Screening, Q&A w/ Tippet Studios VFX Team
  • (L.A.) IMMORTALS – 3D Screening, Q&A
  • (New York) Pub Trivia Night

April

  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/New Zealand) THE HUNGER GAMES – Screenings
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/London) WRATH OF THE TITANS – 3D Screenings
  •  (L.A./Vancouver/New York/London/New Zealand) THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS – 3D Screenings, Q&As everywhere except L.A.
  • (Las Vegas) Visual Effects & Animation: 21st Century Women Pursuing their Passion – Panel Discussion (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  •  (L.A.) The Making of CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 - Presentation Q&A Panel Event (Watch the Video in 3 parts - Members Only)
  •  (New Zealand) THE DEVIL’S DOUBLE – Screening
  • (New York) Pub Trivia Night

May

  • (Bay Area) THE PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS – Screening, Q&A Panel
  • (New Zealand) THE FRIGHTENERS – Screening
  • (Bay Area) TITANIC – 3D Screening
  • (London) THE HUNGER GAMES - Screening
  • (New York) Practical Lighting for CG Artists – Presentation Q&A w/ Anthony Jacques
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/New Zealand) BATTLESHIP – Screenings, live interactive Q&A Panel w/ Key VFX Crew from ILM (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) A Tribute To Ralph McQuarrie
  • (New York) Pub Trivia Night
  • (Vancouver) Pub Night
  • (L.A.) Celebrating SPARTACUS with Kirk Douglas

June

  • (L.A.) Polysculpting – The Art of KERMACO (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./New York) THE DICTATOR – Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/New Zealand) MEN IN BLACK 3 – Screenings w/ live interactive Q&A from Imageworks (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/London/New Zealand) SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN Screenings w/ Q&A in L.A. only (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area) SENSE OF SCALE Documentary Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (New York) Motion Capture Seminar
  • (New Zealand) KIWI SHORTS Screening
  • (New York) DARK SHADOWS – Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York) MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED – 3D Screenings
  • (London) Walt Disney’s PAPERMAN Short Screening w/ Q&A
  • (New Zealand) Pub Night
  • (L.A./New York/London) VES Career Fair – All Day Event
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/Sydney/New Zealand) BRAVE – 3D Screenings w/ live interactive Q&A from Pixar (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Australia) SMOKE 2013: The Big Picture – Autodesk Webinar
  • (New York) Lighting Workshop & Digital Symposium – All Weekend Event
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/London/New Zealand) PROMETHEUS – 3D Screenings w/ live interactive Q&A from MPC (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (New York) Pub Trivia Night
  • (Vancouver) Pub Night

July

  • (London) BRAVE – 3D Screening w/ Introduction by Mark Andrews & Katherine Sarafian
  • (Melbourne/Sydney) Autodesk Blockbuster Tour
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/London/New Zealand) TED – Screenings
  • (New Zealand) THE CURE – Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN – 3D Screenings w/ live interactive Q&A from Imageworks (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (New Zealand) MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED – 3D Screening
  • (New York) Summer Launch Party
  • (New York) Pub Trivia Night

August

  • (L.A.) The Making of THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM - Presentation Q&A Panel Event (Watch the Video in 3 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) TOTAL RECALL – Screenings w/ live interactive Q&A from Double Negative (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/London/Australia/New Zealand) THE DARK KNIGHT RISES – Screenings
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) THE BOURNE LEGACY – Screenings
  • (L.A.) Bigger Faster Stronger Stranger: The Science of Hollywood Superheroes – Event
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York) PARANORMAN – 3D Screenings w/ Q&As in N.Y. and L.A.
  • (Vancouver) Pub Night

September

  • (London) VES & Prospective Members’ Social – Event
  • (Sydney) Pub Night
  • (Vancouver/London) PARANORMAN – 3D Screenings
  • (London) High-Speed Camera Expo – Event
  • (L.A.) DREDD – 3D Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/Vancouver) FINDING NEMO – 3D Screenings
  • (L.A.) RESIDENT EVIL: RETRIBUTION – 3D Screening w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Vancouver) HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA – 3D Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver) 2012 VES Annual Membership Meeting (Watch the Video in 6 parts - Members Only)

October

  • (London) DREDD – 3D Screening
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Montreal/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA – 3D Screenings
  • (L.A.) Asia Society SoCal’s EMASIA Entertainment & Media in Asia - Event
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/New Zealand) LOOPER – Screenings
  • (Bay Area) SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (Bay Area) Immersive Experiences: Fulldome Digital Production – The Making of EARTHQUAKE – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York/Australia) FRANKENWEENIE – Screenings
  • (New York) ARGO – Screening, Q&A w/ Director Ben Affleck
  • (Bay Area) STAR WARS – Screening, Q&A w/ Harrison Ellenshaw & Craig Barron
  • (Bay Area) RISE OF THE GUARDIANS – 3D Screening w/ Q&A
  • (L.A.) VES Summit 2012 – Event (Watch the Video in 7 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./New York/Bay Area) FLIGHT – Screenings, Q&As w/ Director Robert Zemeckis
  • (New York) Bar Night
  • (L.A./New York/Montreal) CLOUD ATLAS – 3D Screenings w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) Practical Lighting for CG Artists – Event (Watch the Video in 6 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A.) TRON – 30th Anniversary Screening
  • (L.A.) TED – Screening, Q&A w/ Director Seth MacFarlane & more (Watch the Video - Members Only)

November

  • (Bay Area/Australia/New Zealand) CLOUD ATLAS – 3D Screenings
  • (New Zealand) FRANKENWEENIE – 3D Screening
  • (L.A.) THE DARK KNIGHT RISES – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (L.A./Bay Area/New York) WRECK-IT RALPH – 3D Screenings w/ Q&A in L.A. (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./New York) RUST AND BONE – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (L.A./New Zealand) PARANORMAN – 3D Screenings
  • (L.A./New York/London) RISE OF THE GUARDIANS – 3D Screenings w/ Q&As in New York & London
  • (Bay Area) Night At The Museum: Classic to Modern – Event w/ Q&A Panels
  • (L.A.) Trip The Light Fantastic: A Tribute To Robert Abel & Associates – Event w/ Q&A (Watch the Video in 6 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Montreal/New York/Australia) SKYFALL – Screenings
  • (L.A.) Filter Foundry’s Art House Nights
  • (Australia) Pub Night
  • (L.A.) Virtual Production Committee Meeting at UVS1 – Event
  • (L.A.) BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA – 20th Anniversary Screening w/ Q&A
  • (London) LINCOLN – Screening
  • (Vancouver) Celebration of Animation and Visual Effects – Event
  • (London) THE MASTER – Screening
  • (Bay Area/New York) FLIGHT – Screening w/ Q&A in the Bay Area
  • (L.A.) SIDE BY SIDE – Screening, Q&A w/ Producer Keanu Reeves & Director Chris Kenneally
  • (L.A.) FRANKENWEENIE – 3D Screening, Q&A w/ Tim Burton

December

  • (London/Australia/New Zealand) WRECK-IT RALPH – 3D Screenings
  • (L.A. & Online) Understanding Unions: The Good, The Bad And The Unknown Of Forming A Visual Effects Collective Bargaining Organization (Watch the Video in 2 parts - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) LIFE OF PI – 3D Screenings w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Australia/New Zealand) FLIGHT – Screenings, Q&A w/ Director Robert Zemeckis in L.A. & Bay Area
  •  (L.A.) HITCHCOCK – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (London) Conference on Visual Media Production – Event
  • (L.A.) BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL – Screenings
  • (L.A.) BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD – Screenings
  • (London) SIDE BY SIDE – Screening, Q&A w/ Director Chris Kenneally
  • (L.A.) JOHN CARTER – Screening, Q&A w/ Producer Jim Morris, VFX Supervisor Peter Chiang & more
  • (L.A.) MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS – Screenings, Q&A w/ Writer/Director Joss Whedon & more
  • (London) RISE OF THE GUARDIANS – 3D Screening
  • (London/New Zealand) SKYFALL – Screening, Q&A w/ SpFX Supervisor Chris Corbould & VFX Supervisor Steve Begg in London
  • (L.A.) 2012 VES Holiday Party
  • (London) LES MISERABLES – Screenings
  • (L.A./Bay Area/Vancouver/Montreal/New York/London/Australia/New Zealand) THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY – 3D Screenings w/ Q&A (Watch the Video - Members Only)
  • (Bay Area) MOONRISE KINGDOM – Screening w/ Q&A
  • (L.A.) PARANORMAN – 3D Screening, Q&A w/ Writer/Director Chris Butler & more

 

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