Vision & Craft: Awards

Jurassic World Honored with the Hollywood Visual Effects Award


Dinosaurs rule the first stop of the award's season.

ILM Visual Effects Supervisor Tim Alexander accepts Hollywood Visual Effects Award.

Amidst the glitz and glamour at last evening’s Hollywood Film Awards, Visual Effects Supervisor Tim Alexander was presented with the Hollywood Visual Effects Award for Jurassic World. Alexander accepted on behalf the film’s lead visual effects house, ILM, and of all of the visual effects artisans who worked on the film – Some 400+ artists, technicians, scientists and production team members.

The awards ceremony took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and Ridley Scott, Reese Witherspoon, Robert DeNiro, Laura Dern, Jake Gyllenhaal, Selena Gomez, Alicia Vikander, Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, David O. Russell, Tom Hooper and Will Smith were a few of the celebrities that graced the stage.

“It’s an true honor to represent the amazing visual effects team we had on Jurassic World,” noted Alexander. “Everyone involved with the show knew we had responsibility to create the most believable creatures we’d ever committed to film not only to our Director Colin Trevorrow, and Producers and Executive Producers Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Pat Crowley, Thomas Tull and Chris Raimo, but to the fans of the Jurassic films – And I can tell you that all of us on the effects crew are huge fans of the series. We strove to bring these amazing creatures to life in such a way that you, as an audience member, would never doubt for a minute whether or not they were real.”