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

                  19TH 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.

19th Annual VES Awards Winners


(Dates subject to change)


Period of Eligibility for Entries Jan. 1 – Dec. 31
Rules & Procedures Posted Aug. 13
Entry Forms Available, Submissions Open Nov. 6
Upload Viewing Materials Dec. 14, 2020 – Jan. 16, 2021


Submission Deadline January 16, 2021
Global Nominating Panels Feb. 27
L.A. Nomination Judging Panels Hold Vote Feb. 27
Nominations Announced Mar. 2
On-Line Viewing & Voting (Members Only) Mar. 8 – Mar. 22
19th Annual VES Awards Gala April 6
19th Annual VES Awards Rules and Procedures
VES Awards Policy Concerning Screenings, Screeners, and Self-Promotion