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2016/2017 Film Awards Calendar

2016-2017 Film Awards Calendar OCTOBER 2016 Critics Choice Documentary Award Nominations – Monday, October 10, 2016 Gotham Awards Nominations – Thursday, October 20, 2016 NOVEMBER 2016 Critics Choice Documentary Awards – Thursday, November 3, 2016 AMPAS Governors Awards – Saturday, November 12, 2016 Independent Spirit Awards Nominations – Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Producers Guild of America Documentary Nominations – Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Gotham Awards – …

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The Jungle Book, Deepwater Horizon, Kubo and Game of Thrones Clean Up at VES Awards

Disney’s The Jungle Book dominated the Visual Effects Society awards for feature films, winning five of its six nominations. The nomination-leader, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, shockingly went home empty-handed. Kubo and the Two Strings went into the night with the most nominations for an animated feature and while it won the top prize, Visual Effects in an Animated Feature, …

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Star Wars, The Revenant, Game of Thrones Top Visual Effects Guild (VES) Wins

  Star Wars: The Force Awakens led the field of winners of the Visual Effects Society (VES) last night with four wins, including the top category – Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature. The film went into the night with the most nominations, seven. The Revenant was right behind with three wins, including Animated Performance for The Bear. Mad …

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Visual Effects

  Visual Effects is a category with a long history of Best Picture correlation. In fact, 1970’s Tora! Tora! Tora! was the last non-Best Picture nominee to win here against a film that was (Patton was the only other nominee here). That’s a long statistic and this year we have three films nominated for Best Picture (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, …

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner …

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Visual Effects Society (VES) Nominations: Star Wars Leads with Seven Mentions

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Leads with SEVEN nominations; San Andreas and The Walk Grab Four Apiece Los Angeles (January 12, 2016) – Today, the Visual Effects Society (VES), the industry’s professional global honorary society, announced the nominees for the 14th Annual VES Awards, the prestigious yearly celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, …

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Apes and Big Hero 6 Top Visual Effects Society (VES) Winners

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and the animated Big Hero 6 dominated the Visual Effects Society awards, winning three apiece. X-Men: Days of Future Past won two and Interstellar took home one award. All three are nominated for the Best Visual Effects Oscar. In the last two years, the film that has won the top award with the …

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