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VES cares about Coraline

Posted January 20, 2010

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The Visual Effects Society (VES) has come out with the nominees for their 8th Annual VES Awards ceremony. The VES represents “the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers, educators, studio leaders, supervisors, PR/marketing specialists and producers in all areas of entertainment from film, television and commercials to music videos and games”––which is a lot. After Avatar, Coraline received the most nominees with 4 nods in the following categories:

Outstanding Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture (Claire Jennings, Animation Producer; Henry Selick, Animation Director)

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture (Travis Knight, Lead Animator; Trey Thomas, Lead Animator)

Outstanding Effects Animation in an Animated Feature Motion Picture (John Allan Armstrong, VFX Animator; Richard Kent Burton, Stop Motion Effects Animator; Craig Dowsett, CG Modeler)

Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Feature Motion Picture (Deborah Cook, Lead Costume Design Fabricator; Matthew DeLeu, Miniature Lighting Technician; Paul Mack, Model Maker; Martin Meunier, Facial Animation Design)

The Awards ceremony will take place at L.A.'s Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotelon February 28. To see the complete listo of nominees, go to the VES site.