Winners // 16th VISUAL EFFECTS SOCIETY AWARDS



War for the Planet of the Apes was the big winner at the 16th Visual Effects Society Awards, held Tuesday, February 13, at the Beverly Hilton.


The effects-heavy adventure film won the Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature award, as well as Effects Simulation, Compositing, and Animated Character for the Andy Serkis character, Caesar.


War is up against Blade Runner 2049, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Kong: Skull Island, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi.


FULL LIST OF WINNERS:


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

Joe Letteri

Ryan Stafford

Daniel Barrett

Dan Lemmon

Joel Whist


OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

DUNKIRK

Andrew Jackson

Mike Chambers

Andrew Lockley

Alison Wortman

Scott Fisher


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

COCO

Lee Unkrich

Darla K. Anderson

David Ryu

Michael K. O'Brien


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE

GAME OF THRONES

"BEYOND THE WALL"

Joe Bauer

Steve Kullback

Chris Baird

David Ramos

Sam Conway


OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE

BLACK SAILS

"XXIX"

Erik Henry

Terron Pratt

Yafei Wu

David Wahlberg

Paul Dimmer


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

CAESAR

Dennis Yoo

Ludovic Chailloleau

Douglas McHale

Tim Forbes


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A REAL-TIME PROJECT

ASSASSIN'S CREED ORIGINS

Raphael Lacoste

Patrick Limoges

Jean-Sebastian Guay

Ulrich Haar


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A COMMERCIAL

SAMSUNG

"DO WHAT YOU CAN'T"

OSTRICH

Diarmid Harrison-Murray

Tomek Zietkiewicz

Amir Bazazi

Martino Madeddu


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A SPECIAL VENUE PROJECT

AVATAR: FLIGHT OF PASSAGE

Richard Baneham

Amy Jupiter

David Lester

Thrain Shadbolt


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

COCO

HECTOR

Emron Grover

Jonathan Hoffman

Michael Honsel

Guilherme Sauerbronn Jacinto


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER IN AN EPISODE OR REAL-TIME PROJECT

GAME OF THRONES

"THE SPOILS OF WAR"

LOOT TRAIN ATTACK

Murray Stevenson

Jason Snyman

Jenn Taylor

Florian Friedmann


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER IN A COMMERCIAL

SAMSUNG

"DO WHAT YOU CAN'T"

OSTRICH

Maximilian Mallmann

Tim Van Hussen

Brendan Fagan


OUTSTANDING CREATED ENVIRONMENT IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

BLADE RUNNER 2049

LOS ANGELES

Chris McLaughlin

Rhys Salcombe

Seungjin Woo

Francesco Dell'Anna


OUTSTANDING CREATED ENVIRONMENT IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

COCO

CITY OF THE DEAD

Michael Frederickson

Jamie Hecker

Jonathan Pytko

Dave Strick


OUTSTANDING CREATED ENVIRONMENT IN AN EPISODE, COMMERCIAL, OR REAL-TIME PROJECT

GAME OF THRONES

"BEYOND THE WALL"

FROZEN LAKE

Daniel Villalba

Antonio Lado

Jose Luis Barreiro

Isaac de la Pompa


OUTSTANDING VIRTUAL CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A PHOTOREAL PROJECT

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

GROOT DANCE/OPENING FIGHT

James Baker

Steven Lo

Alvise Avati

Robert Stipp


OUTSTANDING MODEL IN A PHOTOREAL OR ANIMATED PROJECT

BLADE RUNNER 2049

LAPD HEADQUARTERS

Alex Funke

Steven Saunders

Joaquin Loyzaga

Chris Menges


OUTSTANDING EFFECTS SIMULATIONS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

David Caeiro Cebrian

Johnathan Nixon

Chet Leavai

Gary Boyle


OUTSTANDING EFFECTS SIMULATIONS IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

COCO

Kristopher Campbell

Stephen Gustafson

Dave Hale

Keith Klohn


OUTSTANDING EFFECTS SIMULATIONS IN AN EPISODE, COMMERCIAL, OR REAL-TIME PROJECT

GAME OF THRONES

"THE DRAGON AND THE WOLF"

WALL DESTRUCTION

Thomas Hullin

Dominik Kirouac

Sylvain Nouveau

Nathan Arbuckle


OUTSTANDING COMPOSITING IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

Christoph Salzmann

Robin Hollander

Ben Morgan

Ben Warner


OUTSTANDING COMPOSITING IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE

GAME OF THRONES

"THE SPOILS OF WAR"

LOOT TRAIN ATTACK

Dom Hellier

Thijs Noij

Edwin Holdsworth

Giacomo Matteucci


OUTSTANDING COMPOSITING IN A PHOTOREAL COMMERCIAL

SAMSUNG

"DO WHAT YOU CAN'T"

OSTRICH

Michael Gregory

Andrew Roberts

Gustavo Bellon

Rashabh Ramesh Butani


OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A STUDENT PROJECT

HYBRIDS

Florian Brauch

Romain Thirion

Matthieu Pujol

Kim Tailhades

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