Tag Archives: Visual Effects Society

Oscars®: The Top 25 (Best Visual Effects)

Continuing on with a new weekly series I’m doing here at the site…we’ll be talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories out there. Aside from the shorts and something like Best Sound Editing or Best Sound Mixing like I mentioned[...]

“Blade Runner” Screenwriter Hampton Fancher in Talks to Pen Sequel Idea for Director Ridley Scott

HollywoodNews.com: Hampton Fancher is in talks to reunite with his “Blade Runner” director Ridley Scott to develop the idea for the original screenplay for the Alcon Entertainment, Scott Free, and Bud Yorkin produced follow up to the ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, it was announced by Alcon co-founders and co-Chief[...]

Oscars: “Rango” cleans up at the VES Awards – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: The VES announced the winners of the 10th Annual VES Awards Tuesday evening at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Gore Verbinski’s Oscar-nominated “Rango” was the night’s biggest winner, collecting four awards including Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature Motion Picture, Outstanding Animated Character in[...]

Paramount streaming FYC screeners online – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Are we seeing the future of For Your Consideration screeners? Paramount Pictures will team with Deluxe Entertainment Services Group to provide online screeners for three of its Oscar contenders: “Rango,” “Super 8” and “Like Crazy.” According to a release, that makes Paramount the first major studio[...]

‘Inception’ the big winner at the Visual Effects Society Awards

By Gold Derby News Desk HollywoodNews.com: “Inception” won all four its bids at the ninth annual Visual Effects Society awards. In the VES equivalent of a Best Picture race — visual effects in a visual effects-driven feature motion picture — “Inception” topped “Alice in Wonderland,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly[...]

“Inception,” “Harry Potter” honored by Visual Effects wizards

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: One of the most visually arresting films of 2010, Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” has been recognized by the Visual Effects Society in its annual awards nominations. The 9th Annual VES Awards will recognize outstanding visual effects artistry in 24 categories of film, animation, television, commercials and video games. Nominees,[...]

American Society of Cinematographers opens renovated clubhouse

HollywoodNews.com: The American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) announced completion of the renovation and expansion of the organization’s historic clubhouse here today. Los Angeles Councilman Tom LeBonge and Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Leron Gubler joined an array of venerable cinematographers, filmmakers and professionals from all sectors of the[...]