Winners // 15th VISUAL EFFECTS SOCIETY AWARDS

Updated: Apr 2, 2018



Effectively marking its spot as the eventual Oscar winner, Disney's The Jungle Book cleaned up at the 15th Visual Effects Society Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton on January 7, 2017.


Along with multiple awards being won by the Jon Favreau-directed live-action film, animated flick Kubo and the Two Strings walked away with a handful of awards. The Best Animated Film Oscar-nominee is also up for the Visual Effects Oscar, only the second animated film to ever be nominated in the category.


Victoria Alonso, producer and Executive VP of physical production for Marvel Studios, was awarded the VES Visionary Award. Ken Ralston, Academy Award-winning visual effects pioneer, received the VES Lifetime Achievement Award.


Complete list of winners:


OUSTANDING 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


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PERFORMANCE IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

THE JUNGLE BOOK

"King Louie"

Paul Story, Dennis Yoo, Jack Tema, Andrei Coval


OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PERFORMANCE IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

FINDING DORY

"Hank"

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


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 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


OUTSTANDING EFFECTS SIMULATIONS IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

MOANA

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


OUTSTANDING COMPOSITING IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

THE JUNGLE BOOK

Christoph Salzmann, Masaki Mitchell, Matthew Adams, Max Stummer

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