February 8, 2017
Awards Season

'The Jungle Book' And 'Kubo and the Two Strings' Major VFX Winners at VES Awards

These films have some of the greatest visual effects of the year.

The Visual Effects Society announced the winners of the 15th Annual VES Awards yesterday and it looks like The Jungle Book and Kubo and the Two Strings made out like bandits. Director Jon Favreau's live action version of The Jungle Book took home a total of five awards, while Kubo took home the top prize in the animated category.

Below is the full list of winners from this year's VES Awards:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature

THE JUNGLE BOOK

Robert Legato, Joyce Cox, Andrew R. Jones, Adam Valdez, JD Schwalm

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature

DEEPWATER HORIZON

Craig Hammack, Petra Holtorf-Stratton, Jason Snell, John Galloway, Burt Dalton

Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS

Travis Knight, Arianne Sutner, Steve Emerson, Brad Schiff

'Kubo and the Two Strings'

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode

GAME OF THRONES; Battle of the Bastards

Joe Bauer, Steve Kullback, Glenn Melenhorst, Matthew Rouleau, Sam Conway

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode

BLACK SAILS; XX

Erik Henry, Terron Pratt, Aladino Debert, Yafei Wu, Paul Stephenson

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Real-Time Project

UNCHARTED 4

Bruce Straley, Eben Cook, Iki Ikram

'Uncharted 4'

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial

John Lewis; Buster the Boxer

Diarmid Harrison-Murray, Hannah Ruddleston, Fabian Frank, William Laban 

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN; Battle for the Sunken Treasure

Bill George, Amy Jupiter, Hayden Landis, David Lester     

Outstanding Animated Performance in a Photoreal Feature

THE JUNGLE BOOK; King Louie               

Paul Story, Dennis Yoo, Jack Tema, Andrei Coval  

'The Jungle Book'

Outstanding Animated Performance in an Animated Feature

FINDING DORY; Hank

Jonathan Hoffman, Steven Clay Hunter, Mark Piretti, Audrey Wong

Outstanding Animated Performance in an Episode or Real-Time Project

GAME OF THRONES; Battle of the Bastards; Drogon                

James Kinnings, Michael Holzl, Matt Derksen, Joseph Hoback

Outstanding Animated Performance in a Commercial

John Lewis; Buster the Boxer

Tim van Hussen, David Bryan, Chloe Dawe, Maximilian Mallmann

'John Lewis; Buster the Boxer'

Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature

DOCTOR STRANGE; New York City

Adam Watkins, Martijn van Herk, Tim Belsher, Jon Mitchell

Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature       

MOANA; Motunui Island

Rob Dressel, Andy Harkness, Brien Hindman, Larry Wu

Outstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project

GAME OF THRONES; Battle of the Bastards; Meereen City

Deak Ferrand, Dominic Daigle, François Croteau, Alexandru Banuta

'Game of Thrones - "Battle of the Bastards"'

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Photoreal Project

THE JUNGLE BOOK

Bill Pope, Robert Legato, Gary Roberts, John Brennan

Outstanding Model in a Photoreal or Animated Project

DEEPWATER HORIZON; Deepwater Horizon Rig

Kelvin Lau, Jean Bolte, Kevin Sprout, Kim Vongbunyong

Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature

THE JUNGLE BOOK; Nature Effects

Oliver Winwood, Fabian Nowak, David Schneider, Ludovic Ramisandraina

'Deepwater Horizon'

Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Animated Feature

MOANA

Marc Henry Bryant, David Hutchins, Ben Frost, Dale Mayeda

Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project

GAME OF THRONES; Battle of the Bastards; Meereen City

Thomas Hullin, Dominik Kirouac, James Dong, Xavier Fourmond

Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature

THE JUNGLE BOOK         

Christoph Salzmann, Masaki Mitchell, Matthew Adams, Max Stummer

'Moana'

Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Episode

GAME OF THRONES; Battle of the Bastards; Retaking Winterfell  

Dominic Hellier, Morgan Jones, Thijs Noij, Caleb Thompson

Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Commercial

John Lewis; Buster the Boxer

Tom Harding, Alex Snookes, David Filipe, Andreas Feix

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Student Project

BREAKING POINT 

Johannes Franz, Nicole Rothermel, Thomas Sali, Alexander Richter      

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I loved watching "The Jungle Book" and "kudo" I am not sure about the two strings but the rating is given good by the viewer. Probably this week I am going to watch this one also. http://essaywriterus.blogspot.com

February 9, 2017 at 6:29AM, Edited February 9, 6:29AM

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