Monday, January 19, 2009

Awards Watch: VES Nominations

Batman may have been the biggest superhero at the box office last year, but Iron Man was tops with the Visual Effects Society, which nominated the hit for a field best five nominations today.

The Dark Knight had to settle for four nods, along with Bolt, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. See the comments section below for a quick look at all the film nominees.

The 7th Annual VES Awards will be handed out February 21.

2 comments:

  1. Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture:
    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
    Cloverfield
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Hellboy II: The Golden Army
    Iron Man

    Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture:
    Changeling
    Eagle Eye
    Valkyrie
    Nim's Island
    Synecdoche, New York

    Composition in a Motion Picture:
    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Iron Man
    Quantum of Solace

    Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture:
    The Dark Knight
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    Iron Man
    My Darling of the Mountains

    Created Environment in a Motion Picture:
    Cloverfield
    The Dark Knight
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
    Synecdoche, New York

    Matte Painting in a Motion Picture:
    Changeling
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    Synecdoche, New York
    Speed Racer

    Single Visual Effect of the Year:
    Cloverfield
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    The Day the Earth Stood Still
    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
    Iron Man

    Animation in an Animated Motion Picture:
    Bolt
    Kung Fu Panda
    Wallace and Gromit in A Matter of Loaf and Death
    WALL-E

    Animated Character in a Live Action Motion Picture:
    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
    Hellboy II: The Golden Army
    Iron Man
    The Spiderwick Chronicles

    Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture:
    Bolt (2 nominations)
    Kung Fu Panda
    WALL-E

    Effects in an Animated Motion Picture:
    Bolt
    Kung Fu Panda
    Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
    WALL-E

    Special Effects in a Motion Picture
    The Dark Knight (2 nominations)
    Defiance

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  2. i'll give it out to Iron man!its the best for me in terms of visual effects

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