Award season in animation means not just the Oscars, but also the Annies and the VES Awards.
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The Walt Disney Company has now won 16 consecutive animation awards at the VES Awards.
On the live-action vfx side, Star Wars: The Force Awakens leads the feature categories with seven nominations, while HBO’s Game of Thrones leads all projects with a total of nine nominations.
Disney’s “Big Hero 6” was the big winner tonight at the 13th annual VES Awards, sweeping all five of the animated feature categories.
“Big Hero 6,” “The Boxtrolls,” “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and the TV series “Game of Thrones” lead the VES Awards with five nominations apiece.
The VES Awards, otherwise known as The Only Awards Show Where “The Lone Ranger” Can Win An Award For Something, were presented last night at the Beverly Hilton by the Visual Effects Society.
To acknowledge the crucial role of animators in the evolving world of filmmaking, the Visual Effects Society today nominated Ryan Stone, Bullock’s character in “Gravity,” for Outstanding Animated Character in a Live-Action Feature Motion Picture.