This award is to honor the overall achievement of the invisible or near-invisible visual effects within a photoreal (i.e., live action) feature motion picture wherein the visual effects, when taken as a whole, are not necessarily essential to the story aspect or an active participant in the story. Supporting visual effects are an incidental and generally invisible part of the visuals and, among other things, may be used to help create the setting, environment, or mood of the film by way of set and/or environment extensions / removals / alterations, lighting and lighting effects, or subtle alterations to actors. Additionally they may be the kind of visual effects that are used for safety in a dangerous visual sequence. They do not consist of any significant CG characters, science fiction or fantasy elements, and other highly visible effects that one would expect to see in a visual effects-driven or “tent pole” film. Supporting visual effects are generally the type of work that, when viewed by the general public, are not recognized by the untrained eye.