The Visual Effects Society (VES) held the 20th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials, video games and special venues.
Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic Dune was the big winner at the 20th Visual Effects Society Awards, collecting four trophies. Disney’s Encanto was named top animated film, also winning four awards, while in the live-action feature categories, Spider-Man: No Way Home won a trophy for a created environment (the mirror dimension). Jungle Cruise won an award for practical effects, and Last Night in Soho picked up the prize for supporting VFX.
Congratulations to all the winners and nominees. Here’s a complete list of the 2022 VES Awards winners.
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Real-Time Project
CALL OF DUTY: VANGUARD
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial
Sheba; Hope Reef
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project
JURASSIC WORLD ADVENTURE
Eugénie von Tunzelmann
Maximilian McNair MacEwan
Outstanding Animated Character in a Commercial
Smart Energy; Einstein Knows Best; Einstein
Outstanding Compositing & Lighting in a Commercial
Verizon; The Reset
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project