Jan 17, 2024

Gareth Edwards’ The Creator leads the feature film field with seven nominations six of which are for ILM work.

In all, ILM visual effects artistry was recognized with 19 nominations including those for The Creator. Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, and Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves joining it in the top category, outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature. Napoleon and Killers of the Flower Moon were each nominated for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects, and Ahsoka and The Mandalorian were each nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode. Darren Aronofsky’s Postcard from Earth received a nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project while Willow, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, The Creator, Napoleon, Loki, and The Mandalorian, also received craft category nominations.

“We are seeing best-in-class work that elevates the art of storytelling and exemplifies the spirit of innovation. The VES Awards is the only venue that showcases and honors these outstanding artists across a wide range of disciplines, and we are extremely proud of our nominees,” said VES chair Kim Davidson.

The VES is a global honorary society dedicated to “advancing the arts, sciences and applications of visual effects and to upholding the highest standards and procedures for the visual effects profession.”

Awards will be presented at the 22nd Annual VES Awards on Feb. 21 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.