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Request for VES Archival Interview Consideration
The VES Archival Committee has reached out to the Georgia membership to submit nominations for VFX professionals deserving to be interviewed for the VES Archive. These interviews are capturing our visual effects heritage here in Georgia for our current and future membership. If you know someone that has made significant contributions to our industry, please contact our secretary, Carol Madrigal.

Statement Regarding VES Georgia Social Events
Due to the rapidly evolving situation regarding the Coronavirus, company restrictions regarding social gatherings, and the concern for the well-being of our membership, the VES Georgia Board of Managers is postponing social events in the near term, particularly “VES Hangouts”. There are currently negotiations for screenings already in progress that will continue. Please look for emails or Group Posts regarding the status of those upcoming screenings, as well as the reinstatement of social events. VES Georgia Board of Managers

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Past Events

VES Georgia "ALL HANDS" Virtual Section Meeting - Thursday, March 18th 8PM ET
When: Thu Mar 18, 2021 08:00pm to 09:30pm EDT

The VES Georgia Board of Managers are inviting all Georgia Members to a virtual section meeting, where we will discuss our upcoming plans, take your questions and listen to your suggestions as we prepare to emerge from the pandemic. Also on the agenda, a rare opportunity to speak directly with your global VES Board Officers where they will take your questions, discuss special projects, committee plans, as well as their vision for the Visual Effects Society. A Q&A session not to be missed!

Please join us virtually via Zoom. Connection details will be sent via eblast prior to the event.


VES Georgia - GPP Panel Discussion Tuesday, March 2, 12pm ET
When: Tue Mar 02, 2021 12:00pm to 01:00pm EST

In collaboration with the Georgia Production Partnership, please join your fellow VES Georgia members in a panel discussion entitled, “VES: The Rise of Visual EFX in Georgia”, Tuesday March 2, 12pm ET. You can view the panel discussion live on the GPP Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/GeorgiaProductionPartnership/ This panel discussion is proudly sponsored by Sohonet.


VES Georgia - Join us for a night of Trivia, Drinks, and Networking!
When: Thu Feb 18, 2021 08:00pm to 10:00pm EST

VES Georgia Trivia Night Feb 18, 2021

Join us for a night of Trivia, Drinks, and Networking! 

It’s time once again, for the VES Georgia Spring Membership Party, and this year we have gone digital!

Please join us for a fantastic night of:

  • Really great Georgia inspired TV, Film, Visual Effects and Animation Trivia – Prizes to the top scores!!
  • Two Make Your Own Craft Cocktails, with our Virtual Bartender, Patrick!
  • Networking with the VES Georgia Section!

If you are interested in joining the Visual Effects Society Georgia Section this is a great event to attend. We will also be talking about membership and helping prospective members decide if they should apply.

If you would like to participate in the make your own cocktails, with Patrick our Virtual Bartender, we have a shopping list for you below.

Drink Ingredients:

  • Bourbon – 2oz per drink
  • Gin – 2oz per drink
  • Ice
  • Lemons – 1 per Drink
  • 1 Orange
  • Angostura Bitters
  • Orange Bitters
  • Simple Syrup (You can buy a bottle or make this ahead of time, ¼ Cup Sugar and ¼ Cup Water heated until combined.)
  • Honey Syrup ( Combine ¼ Cup Water with ¼ Cup Honey)

Tools you will need:

  • Jigger or Tablespoon
  • Drink Shaker or Mason Jar with a Lid

Our Virtual Trivia Night is powered by Zoom

To join the meeting, use the following link and passcode:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89502952456?pwd=MUNkVjhZcURPNks0Q0cxeDRwMTUvUT09

Passcode: 579928

Please pass along this information to your prospective new member!

Brought to you by the VES Georgia Events Committee

 


Demo Alert! - Bolt X cinebot
When: Wed Feb 17, 2021 06:30pm to 07:30pm UTC+4

Demo Alert! PC&E in Atlanta will demo the Bolt X cinebot, a portable motion control system tomorrow (Monday Feb 17) at 6:30pm and Tuesday Feb 18 at noon and 3pm.

The system is the first and only high-speed motion control Bolt X rig east of the Rockies, and the first on a track in North America. You can read more about the Georgia-based Bolt X system here.

If you are interested in attending, please contact PC&E at marketing@pce-atlanta.com for directions and more info.


East Coast Netflix Party
When: Wed Oct 28, 2020 08:00pm to 09:30pm EDT

You are invited to the east coast, VES Netflix Party on Wednesday, October 28th, 8PM ET. And once again, you choose the movie!

Click on the image below to vote for the movie we will screen (member login required). Chat with your fellow VES colleagues from all over the east coast, including New York, Montreal, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.

click here to vote!

Look for your Netflix Party url and instructions email about an hour or so before showtime.

See you there!

Brought to you by your Montreal, New York, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana Board of Managers and members.

The fine print: Netflix subscription required to participate. Don’t have an account? Sign up at Netflix.com.  Teleparty (nee Netflix Party) Chrome Extension required to be installed.


Screening - TENET (Atlanta)
When: Sat Sep 19, 2020 02:00pm to 04:31pm EDT

VES Members and One (1) Guest in Atlanta are Invited to a Screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ TENET

Aurora Cineplex will not be open to the public during this screening. Masks are required to be worn in common areas inside the theater and social distancing guidelines will be in effect inside the Aurora Cineplex, and staff will assist with proper social distancing seating inside theater room. Concessions will be open, but no refills will be possible. Check-in for the screening will take place outside the theater’s front entrance. Only VES members and their guest will be allowed into the Aurora Cineplex. Please arrive between 1:15PM and 1:50PM for this screening. Doors will close at 1:50PM to allow guests to be in their seats for the start of the movie at 2:00PM.

In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we ask you or your guests who may show any symptoms or who might have been exposed to the virus do not attend VES events.

Please RSVP below
Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 2:00PM


VES Georgia - New Member Netflix Party - Wed, Sept 2, 8PM
When: Wed Sep 02, 2020 08:00pm to 10:30pm EDT
Jurassic Park

You are invited to the VES Georgia Netflix Party Virtual Screening of JURASSIC PARK, Wednesday, September 2 @ 8pm et.

Look for your VES email one hour before showtime with your custom URL for the party. Be sure to invite a colleague interested in joining VES!

VES GA NETFLIX PARTY

FINE PRINT: NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. DON’T HAVE AN ACCOUNT? SIGN UP AT NETFLIX.COM FOR A FREE 30 DAY SUBSCRIPTION. NETFLIX PARTY CHROME EXTENSION REQUIRED TO BE INSTALLED. THIS IS AN UNMODERATED EVENT. PLEASE BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER.

 

VES Georgia Board of Managers


VES Georgia Exclusive - Capturing the Power of the Cloud - Virtual Event
When: Wed Jul 29, 2020 08:00pm to 09:00pm EDT

Please join us Wednesday, July 29, from 8pm-9pm EDT for the exclusive VES Georgia-based presentation of “Capturing the Power of the Cloud”.

Amazon’s very own Mark Stephens will be sharing his insight into how cloud-based solutions are revolutionizing how the VFX industry operates. This hour-long ZOOM discussion will touch on the following topics:

  • Industry trends
  • Expanding your studio’s creative potential
  • Collaborative workflow solutions
  • Cloud-based render solutions
  • How to create a studio in the cloud

Join in this exciting discussion to learn how our industry is evolving and how we, as an industry, can work more effectively together.

VES Georgia Board of Managers


Virtual Screening - LA92 Documentary w/ Discussion (Online)
When: Sun Jun 07, 2020 04:00pm to 07:00pm PDT

National Geographic Invites VES Members to a Virtual Screening of LA92 Documentary followed by a Candid Conversation on Race in America

Click here to RSVP


VES East Coast Netflix Party
When: Wed May 27, 2020 08:00pm to 09:30pm PDT

You are invited to our second VES East Coast Netflix Party!  You choose the movie!

Click here to vote for the movie. Then on Wednesday May 27 at 8PM we will watch together and join an online chat with our fellow VES colleagues from New York, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.

Click to Vote on our Movie Selection

FINE PRINT: NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. DON’T HAVE AN ACCOUNT? SIGN UP AT NETFLIX.COM FOR A FREE 30 DAY SUBSCRIPTION. NETFLIX PARTY CHROME EXTENSION REQUIRED TO BE INSTALLED. THIS IS AN UNMODERATED EVENT. PLEASE BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER.


VES East Coast Netflix Party
When: Wed Apr 29, 2020 08:00pm to 09:30pm PDT

You are invited to the first-ever, east coast, VES Netflix Party! Click here to vote for the movie. Then on Wednesday April 29 at 8PM we will watch together and join an online chat with our fellow VES colleagues from New York, Georgia, Florida and Louisiana.

Vote for the movie to be screened!

FINE PRINT: NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. DON’T HAVE AN ACCOUNT? SIGN UP AT NETFLIX.COM FOR A FREE 30 DAY SUBSCRIPTION. NETFLIX PARTY CHROME EXTENSION REQUIRED TO BE INSTALLED. THIS IS AN UNMODERATED EVENT. PLEASE BE KIND TO ONE ANOTHER.


VES Georgia Celebration & Spring Membership Party - Thursday, Feb 20th, 7-9P
When: Thu Feb 20, 2020 07:00pm to 09:00pm EST

We are one year old!

Join the rest of your VES Georgia members in celebrating our first year! Hosted by ECG Productions at their brand new facility, you and a colleague are invited to our Spring Membership Party on Thursday, February 20th, 7-9pm. Enjoy food, beverages and conversation at this annual event. Learn about our ambitious plans for this year, discuss your ideas, reconnect with old friends and meet new ones. Plus have a beverage or two on us!

Be sure to bring a colleague interested in membership – and RSVP below (be sure to “log in” first) so we know how much refreshments to order.

See you there –

VES Georgia Board of Managers and Events Committee

If you would like to invite more than one guest to the event, please email your request to ves.georgia.section@gmail.com

 

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Screening - 1917 (Atlanta)
When: Sun Jan 19, 2020 02:00pm to 04:00pm EST

VES Members and up to two Guests in Atlanta are Invited to a Screening of Universal Pictures’ 1917

Please RSVP below
Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 2:00PM


VES Georgia - January “Hangout”
When: Thu Jan 09, 2020 07:30pm to 09:30pm EST
VES Georgia January 2020 Hangout

VES Georgia January “Hangout” – Thursday, January 9th 7:30 – 9:30 pm.

What better way to celebrate the start of a new year? Craft your resolutions for 2020 at Ormsby’s in Atlanta with your visual effects colleagues at this casual meet-up. Network and enhance the VES community bond. Bring a co-worker or two. Come as you are…Pay your own way.

No RSVP needed. Just ask at the entrance to be guided downstairs to the other VES members in attendance.
Free parking in the garage at the end of 14th Street.

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VES Georgia Board of Managers and Events Committee


VES Georgia December “Holiday Hangout”
When: Thu Dec 12, 2019 07:00pm to 09:30pm EST
VES GA DEC 2019 Hangout

VES Georgia December “Holiday Hangout” – Thursday, December 12th 7-9:30 pm.

Come enjoy the holidays at Meehan’s Public House in Vinings with your visual effects colleagues at this casual meet-up. Network and enhance the VES community bond. Bring a co-worker or two. Come as you are…Pay your own way.

No RSVP needed. Just ask at the entrance to be guided to the other VES members in attendance.

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VES Georgia Board of Managers and Events Committee


VES Georgia November "Hangout" - this Thursday November 21st, 7-9:30P
When: Thu Nov 21, 2019 07:00pm to 09:30pm EST

VES Georgia November “Hangout” – this Thursday, November 21st

VES Georgia Hangout Nov 21 2019Come enjoy Bocce Ball, Billiards, Darts and more at Ormsby’s with your visual effects colleagues at this casual meet-up. Network and enhance the VES community bond. Bring a co-worker or two. Come as you are…Pay your own way.

Thursday, November 21st, 7-9:30P

Ormsby’s

1170 Howell Mill Road

Atlanta, GA 30318

(404) 968-2033

Free Parking available in the garage at the end of 14th St.

No RSVP needed. Just ask at the entrance to be guided downstairs to the other VES members in attendance.

VES Georgia Board of Managers and Events Committee


Screening - FORD V FERRARI (Atlanta)
When: Sun Nov 17, 2019 02:00pm to 04:32pm EST

VES Members and up to two Guests in Atlanta are Invited to an Opening Weekend Screening of 20th Century Fox’s FORD V FERRARI

Please RSVP below
Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 2:00PM


Screening - JOKER (Atlanta)
When: Sun Oct 13, 2019 02:00pm to 04:15pm EDT

Pub Night - VES Georgia - October Hangout (Atlanta)
When: Thu Oct 10, 2019 07:00pm to 08:30pm EDT