Comedian Patton Oswalt served as host to the more than 1000 guests gathered at the Beverly Hilton to celebrate VFX talent in 23 awards categories. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was the big winner of the evening garnering four awards, with The Revenant close behind with three wins. The teams from The Good Dinosaur (animatedfeature), Game of Thrones (photoreal episode) and SSE (commercial) led the wins in their respective categories, taking home three awards each.
Kate Mara accompanied by taped congratulations from Matt Damon and Julianna Margulies made a crowd-pleasing presentation to award-winning director-producer Sir Ridley Scott, recipient of the VES Lifetime Achievement Award. Industry veteran Scott Ross presented the VES Visionary Award to acclaimed conceptual artist Syd Mead. The show also featured a salute to ILM’s 40th anniversary. Awards presenters included directors Pete Docter and Zack Snyder, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Terry Crews, Michael Pena, Dennis Haysbert, Portia Doubleday, Erika Christensen, and Camilla Luddington.
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Winners and Nominees
Below is the complete list of Winners and Nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards. A sortable list for ALL years of VES Award winners / nominees can be found on the Previous VES Awards page. All archival viewing materials are cleared for viewing by logged-in VES members behind the VES website firewall. For more information, please review the VES Awards Rules & Procedures, Section 14: Ownership & Clearances here.
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