The VES Awards recognizes and honors the most outstanding visual effects work of the year and honors the artists who created them.

                  20TH ANNUAL VES AWARDS

The VES Awards is the only 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 artists who bring this work to life.


(Dates subject to change)


Period of Eligibility for Entries January 1 – December 31
Rules & Procedures Posted August 16
Entry Forms Available, Submissions Open——– October 4
Upload Viewing Materials November 1 – November 30
Submission Deadline November 30, 2021


Global Nominating Panels January 15
L.A. Nomination Judging Panels Hold Vote——- January 15
Nominations Announced January 17
On-Line Viewing & Vote (Members Only) January 24 – February 7
20th Annual VES Awards Gala March 8, 2022


20th Annual VES Awards Rules and Procedures
Judge Application for the VES Nomination Event
VES Awards Policy For Screenings, Screeners, and Self-Promotion