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MPC Recieve 9 Nominations at VES 2023

The VES Awards is the only celebration that recognizes outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation worldwide in film, animation, television, commercials, and video games, and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers, and artists who bring this work to life.

NewsJanuary 18, 2023

VES Awards

The nominations for the 21st annual VES awards have been announced and MPC’s work has been recognized across 8 categories.

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio and the Apple TV+ series Prehistoric Planet lead with two nominations each. The full list of nominations includes:

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

TOP GUN: MAVERICK
Ryan Tudhope
Paul Molles
Seth Hill
Bryan Litson
Scott Fisher

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

THIRTEEN LIVES
Jason Billington
Thomas Horton
Denis Baudin
Michael Harrison
Brian Cox

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO
Aaron Weintraub
Jeffrey Schaper
Cameron Carson
Emma Gorbey

OUTSTANDING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON: The Black Queen
Angus Bickerton
Nikeah Forde
Sven Martin
Michael Bell
Michael Dawson

PREHISTORIC PLANET: Ice Worlds
Lindsay McFarlane
Fay Hancocks
Elliot Newman
Kirstin Hall

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING VISUAL EFFECTS IN A PHOTOREAL EPISODE

VIKINGS: VALHALLA; The Bridge
Ben Mossman
Melanie Callaghan
Matt Schofield
Chris Cooper
Paul Byrne

OUTSTANDING ANIMATED CHARACTER IN A PHOTOREAL FEATURE

DISNEY’S PINOCCHIO; Honest John
Christophe Paradis
Valentina Rosselli
Armita Khanlarpour
Kyoungmin Kim

OUTSTANDING CREATED ENVIRONMENT IN AN ANIMATED FEATURE

GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO; In the Stomach of a Sea Monster
Warren Lawtey
Anjum Sakharkar
Javier Gonzalez Alonso
Quinn Carvalho

OUTSTANDING VIRTUAL CINEMATOGRAPHY IN A CG PROJECT

PREHISTORIC PLANET
Daniel Fotheringham
Krzysztof Szczepanski
Wei-Chuan Hsu
Claire Hill

A huge congratulations to the MPC’s teams on their well-deserved nominations. Learn more about the VES Awards here. Winners will be announced February 15, 2023. Good luck!

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