Visual Effects Society Awards 2009

VES Awards 2009

List of Visual Effects Society Awards Nominees and Winners

Honorary Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award: Kathleen Kennedy & Frank Marshall

George Melies Award for Pioneering: Phil Tippett

Film

Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture: Changeling

Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: WALL-E

Best Single Visual Effect of the Year: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Benjamin’s Secret

Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - Benjamin Button

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: Wall-E – Wall-E and Eve Truck Sequence

Outstanding Effects Animation in an Animated Feature: Wall-E - Effects in WALL-E

Outstanding Matte Paintings in a Feature Motion Picture:Changeling

*Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Feature Motion Picture:The Dark Knight - Garbage Truck Crash Models & Miniatures

Outstanding Created Environment in a Feature Motion Picture: The Dark Knight - IMAX Gotham City Scapes

Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Outstanding Special Effects in a Feature Motion Picture: The Dark Knight - Overall

Television

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Series: Battlestar Galactica - Season 4: BSG Space Battle

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program: Fringe - Episode 101 - Pilot

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial: Bacardi - Sundance

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Miniseries, Movie or Special: John Adams - Join or Die

Outstanding Matte Paintings in a Broadcast Program or Commercial: Doctor Who - Series 4 - Silence in the Library

Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Broadcast Program or Commercial: New Balance - Anthem

Outstanding Created Environment in a Broadcast Program or Commercial: John Adams - Join or Die - Episode 1 - The Boston Harbor

Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Program or Commercial:John Adams - Join or Die - Episode 1 - The Boston Harbor

Video games

Outstanding Real Time Visuals in a Video Game: Crysis Warhead

Outstanding Pre-Rendered Visuals in a Video Game: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King - Intro Cinematics

Other

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project: U2 3D - Selected Shots

Outstanding Effects in a Student Project: Plastic - Transformation Sequence