VES Award winners announced

The Visual Effects Society announced the 4th Annual VES Awards winners at a gala event at the Hollywood Palladium on Wednesday February 15, 2006. The event attracted more than 800 celebrities, visual-effects and animation artists and members of the film, television and games industries.

This year's winners include:

Joe Letteri, Eileen Moran, Christian Rivers and Eric Saindon for King Kong, which won an award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture.

Wes Sewell, Victoria Alonso, Tom Wood and Gary Brozenich for Kingdom of Heaven which won an award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture.

Dennis Muren, Pablo Helman, Sandra Scott and Marshall Krasser won an award for Best Single Visual Effect of the Year for their work on War of the Worlds - Fleeing the Neighborhood.

Andy Serkis, Christian Rivers, Atsushi Sato and Guy Williams won an award for Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Motion Picture for their creation of Kong in the film King Kong.

A full list of winners can be found at the Visual Effects Society's website

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