"Gravity" vfx supervisor Tim Webber. Photo by Jeff Heusser
"The Lone Ranger" won the VES Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Film.
Also that night, VES gave its Visionary Award to "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron (presented by Sandra Bullock), and presented a Lifetime Achievement award to vfx pioneer John Dykstra.
Listed below are all of the live-action feature film category winners. To see all of the winners and to view Jeff Heusser's photos of the night, visit FXGuide's coverage here. To learn more about the Visual Effects Society, visit their web site.
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
Tim Webber, Nikki Penny, Chris Lawrence, Richard Mcbride
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture
The Lone Ranger
Tim Alexander, Gary Brozenich, Shari Hanson, Kevin Martel
Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug: Smaug
Eric Reynolds, David Clayton, Myriam Catrin, Guillaume Francois
Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Paul Beilby, Kyle Mcculloch, Stuart Penn, Ian Comley
Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Tim Webber, Emmanuel Lubezki, Richard Mcbride, Dale Newton
Outstanding Models in a Feature Motion Picture
Gravity: ISS Exterior
Ben Lambert, Paul Beilby, Chris Lawrence, Andy Nicholson
Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
Gravity: Parachute and ISS Destruction
Alexis Wajsbrot, Sylvain Degrotte, Horacio Mendoza, Juan-Luis Sanchez
Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
Mark Bakowski, Anthony Smith, Theodor Groeneboom, Adrian Metzelaar