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2020 New York VES Awards Celebration
When: Fri Feb 28, 2020 07:15pm to 10:30pm EST

Please join the VES New York Section for the 6th Annual VES Awards Celebration as we celebrate the finest achievements in visual effects artistry – from New York’s VFX community to the VES Award winners around the globe. This year, the Visual Effects Society’s New York Section is proud to present the 2020 VES NY Empire Award to Academy Award Winner and Director of NYU’s Future Reality Lab, Ken Perlin.

Friday, February 28, 2020

7:15 PM – 10:30 PM

The Green Building

452 Union St., Brooklyn, NY 11231

Cocktails * Food * Live Music * Networking

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Ken Perlin, Academy Award Winner and Director of NYU’s Future Reality Lab will receive the 2020 VES Empire Award in recognition of his achievements in visual effects.

A professor in the Department of Computer Science at New York University, Perlin directs the Future Reality Lab, and is a participating faculty member at NYU MAGNET. His research interests include future reality, graphics and animation, user interfaces and education. He is chief scientist at Parallux, Tactonic Technologies and Autotoon, and is an advisor for High Fidelity. He received an Academy Award for Technical Achievement for his noise and turbulence procedural texturing techniques, which are widely used in feature films and television, as well as membership in the ACM/SIGGRAPH Academy, the 2008 ACM/SIGGRAPH Computer Graphics Achievement Award, the TrapCode award for achievement in computer graphics research, the NYC Mayor’s award for excellence in Science and Technology and the Sokol award for outstanding Science faculty at NYU, and a Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation.

Cocktail attire

Early Bird Price Ends January 31st!

$40 for VES members; $80 for non-members

(For facilities purchasing 6 or more tickets, please call (818) 981-7861 for special pricing)

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Past Events

VES Nomination Event
When: Sat Jan 04, 2020 09:00am to 02:00pm PST

VES Awards Nomination Judging 2020

MEET, GREET, AND VOTE! A CALL FOR JUDGES!

(Check with specific sections for local times)

Now that the 18th Annual VES Awards season is underway, we once again invite VES members to participate in our Nomination Panels. The Nomination Event will be held worldwide on January 4, 2020.

Any active VES member who can travel to one of the cities listed below may participate.

This is your chance to determine who will ultimately walk up to the podium on January 29, 2020, to collect a coveted VES Award. A single vote may make the difference between being nominated… or not… and that vote could be yours!

Past participants know that this is the must-attend event of the awards season. Not only will you view some of the most amazing visual imagery of 2019, you’ll get to see exclusive behind-the-scenes footage while participating in the single best networking opportunity of the year. It’s a chance to see old friends, meet the best and brightest in the visual effects field, and learn new techniques that you can apply to your own craft. All of that, plus the satisfaction of knowing that you have participated in choosing what will ultimately be the Nominations announced to the press for the 18th Annual VES Awards.

Judges who register to participate will receive information about specific times and locations from their local section representatives once their applications are received. If you are ready to make a difference, please submit your Panel Judge Application BELOW. Make sure you check the box indicating which of the Nomination Event locations you are applying for.

The Nomination Event is a full-day event held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 around the globe. Nominees will be announced on Monday, January 6, 2020. We look forward to receiving your Judge Application to make this year’s Nomination Event a success!

-The 18th Annual VES Awards Committee

Click here to sign up!

(VES Members must be logged in to access the sign-up form)


Screening - STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER in 3D w/ Q&A (New York)
When: Sat Dec 21, 2019 02:00pm to 05:30pm EST

New York VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to an Opening Weekend 3D Screening of Walt Disney Pictures’ and Lucasfilm’s STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER followed by a live interactive Q&A with the Filmmakers.

Panelists will include Director J.J. Abrams as well as Visual Effects Supervisors Roger Guyett and Patrick Tubach, moderated by VES 1st Vice Chair Jeffrey A. Okun, VES. (All panelists’ participation based on availability.)

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)
Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 2:00PM


Screening - 1917 (New York)
When: Sun Dec 15, 2019 08:00pm to 10:00pm PST

New York VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to a Pre-Release Screening of Universal Pictures’ 1917

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)
Sunday, Dec
ember 15, 2019 at 8:00PM


Screening - JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL in 3D (New York)
When: Sun Dec 15, 2019 04:00pm to 06:03pm EST

New York VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to an Opening Weekend 3D Screening of Sony Pictures’ JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)
Sunday, Dec
ember 15, 2019 at 4:00PM


Screening - THE IRISHMAN + Q&A (New York)
When: Sun Dec 08, 2019 02:00pm to 06:30pm EST

New York VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to a Screening of Netflix’s THE IRISHMAN followed by a live interactive Q&A with Visual Effects Supervisor Pablo Helman, moderated by VES Fellow Paul Debevec, VES. (All panelists’ participation based on availability.)

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)
(RSVPs close at 12:00PM on Friday, December 6)
Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 2:00PM


VES NY Annual Holiday Party 2019
When: Fri Dec 06, 2019 07:00pm to 11:00pm EST

This is a 21 and over event.

VES Members: If you would like to signup for this event, please log in to RSVP. Attendee #1 is the VES member  / Attendee #2 is the VES member’s guest. RSVPS for non-members are now closed


Screening - FROZEN 2 in 3D (New York)
When: Fri Nov 22, 2019 08:00pm to 09:43pm EST

New York VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to an Opening Night 3D Screening of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ FROZEN 2

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)
Friday, November 22, 2019 at 8:00PM


VES NY Fall Friendsgiving Pub Night
When: Thu Nov 21, 2019 07:00pm to 10:00pm EST


Screening - MIDWAY (New York)
When: Sat Nov 16, 2019 08:00pm to 11:00pm EST

VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to an Opening Weekend Screening of Lionsgate’s MIDWAY

Please RSVP below (VES members must login to RSVP and see venue information)
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 8:00PM


Screening - DOCTOR SLEEP (New York)
When: Fri Nov 15, 2019 08:00pm to 10:33pm EST

New York VES Members and Their Guests are Invited to a Screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ DOCTOR SLEEP
Please RSVP below
Friday, November 15, 2019 at 8:00PM


Event - Set Etiquette for New VFX Supervisors (New York)
When: Thu Nov 14, 2019 07:00am to 09:00pm PST

Event - Set Etiquette for New VFX Supervisors - SVA SIGNUP (New York)
When: Thu Nov 14, 2019 07:00am to 09:30pm PST