Visual Effects Society Awards 2013

VES Awards 2013 

Date February 5, 2013
Location Los Angeles, USA

Visual Effects Society Awards Nominees and Winners List

Honorary Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Edlund

VES Visionary Award: Ang Lee

Film

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture:

  • The Avengers
  • Battleship
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Life of Pi
  • Prometheus

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture:

  • Argo
  • Flight
  • The Impossible
  • Rust and Bones
  • Zero Dark Thirty

Outstanding Animation in an Animated Motion Picture:

  • Brave
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • ParaNorman
  • Rise of the Guardians
  • Wreck-It Ralph

Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:

  • The Avengers - The Hulk
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Goblin King
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Gollum
  • Life of Pi - Richard Parker

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture:

  • Brave - Merida
  • Hotel Transylvania - Dracula
  • The Pirates - Band of Misfits
  • Wreck-It Ralph - Vanellope

Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:

  • The Avengers - Midtown Manhattan
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Goblin Caverns
  • Life of Pi - Open Ocean
  • Prometheus - LV-233

Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture:

  • Brave - The Forest
  • ParaNorman - Graveyard
  • ParaNorman - Main Street
  • Rise of the Guardians - The North Pole

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:

  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • The Avengers - Downtown Manhattan
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Total Recall - Hover Car Chase

Outstanding Models in a Feature Motion Picture:

  • The Avengers - Helicarrier
  • The Dark Knight Rises - Airplane Heist
  • The Impossible - Orchid Hotel
  • Men in Black 3 - Cape Canaveral/Apollo Launch

Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture:

  • Battleship
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Life of Pi - Ocean
  • Life of Pi - Storm of God

Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture:

    Brave
  • ParaNorman - Angry Aggie Ink-Blot Electricity
  • ParaNorman - Practical Volumetrics
  • Rise of the Guardians - Last Stand

Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture:

  • The Avengers -Hulk Punch
  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • Life of Pi - Storm of God
  • Prometheus - Engineers & the Orrery

Television

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program:

  • Curiosity
  • Falling Skies - World's Apart
  • Game of Thrones - Valar Morghulis
  • Munsters: Mockingbird Lane
  • Once Upon a Time - The Stranger

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program:

  • Boardwalk Empire - Episode 308
  • Hawaii Five-0 - La O Na Makuahine
  • Hell on Wheels - Blood Moon
  • Hemingway & Gellhorn
  • The Men Who Built America - Episode 2

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial:

  • Call of Duty - Surprise
  • Lady Gaga - Fame
  • Nike -Biomorph
  • Norfolk Southern - City of Possibilities
  • Pepsi - Crowd Surfing

Outstanding Animated Character in a Commercial or Broadcast Program:

  • Game of Thrones - Training the Dragons
  • Hallmark - Motherbird
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live! - Ted
  • Sinbad - Episode 1

Outstanding Created Environment in a Commercial or Broadcast Program:

  • Call of Duty - Eclipse: Surprise
  • 5 Gum - RPM: Choose Your Energy
  • Game of Thrones -Pyke
  • Sinbad

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Commercial or Broadcast Program:

  • Call of Duty - Eclipse: Surprise
  • Halo 4 - Forward Unto Dawn
  • Toyota - Real Deal
  • ZombiU

Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Commercial or Broadcast Program:

  • Guinness - Cloud
  • Last Resort - Captain
  • Nike -Biomorph
  • Nissan Altima - Wouldn't it be Cool

Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Program:

  • Game of Thrones -Episode 210: White Walker Army
  • Hemingway & Gellhorn
  • Last Resort - Captain
  • Hell on Wheels - Blood Moon

Outstanding Compositing in a Commercial:

  • Call of Duty - Eclipse: Surprise
  • Chevy -2012 Silverado
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  • Nike -Game on, World
  • Norfolk Southern - City of Possibilities

Other Categories

Outstanding Real-Time Visuals in a Video Game:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II
  • Dirt: Showdown
  • Dishonored
  • Forza Horizon
  • Halo 4

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project:

  • The Ball Unleashed
  • Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem
  • Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet
  • SeaWorld: Turtle Trek 3D/360

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project:

  • Globosome
  • Natalis
  • Rollin' Safari
  • Voile Noir