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Founder of ACCESS:VFX nominated for Visionary Honours award Posted: 17/03/2020
Founder of ACCESS:VFX nominated for Visionary Honours award

ACCESS:VFX, an industry-led non-profit coalition of leading VFX, animation and games studios, is proud to announce that the prestigious Visionary Honours has recognised Simon Devereux for Community Person of the Year. This follows news of the initiative reaching over 50 members, featuring the likes of Aardman Academy, Epic Games and The Farm Group.

The awards that celebrate popular culture, media and entertainment inspiring social change or debate, include influential public figures Lewis Hamilton and Stormzy on the shortlists. Simon Devereux’s nomination honours his dedication in leading ACCESS:VFX for almost 3 years, connecting competitor brands across the industry and pushing towards the same goal – encouraging inclusion and diversity.

“I’m delighted to be nominated for the Community Person of the Year award. ACCESS:VFX would be nothing without the hardworking and passionate people who really care about improving diversity in VFX, animation and games. It’s a pleasure to be a part of a group that actively creates more opportunities for aspiring creatives and strives to make the industry a better place to work in,” says Simon, founder and director of ACCESS:VFX.

Tags: Simon Devereux | diversity | inclusion | animation | VFX | games | Visionary Honours | awards | nomination | Aardman Academy | Epic Games | The Farm Group
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Autodesk Wins are Twofold this Awards Season Posted: 23/02/2017
Autodesk Wins are Twofold this Awards Season

Artists from around the world used media and entertainment software from Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK) for the 22nd year to help bring 2016s most popular films to the big screen. Autodesk also received recognition from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, earning a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award (Sci-Tech) for the Arnold renderer.

Tags: Autodesk | Arnold | Arnold Renderer | Flame | 3ds | Maya | Shotgun | Academy Awards | Sci-Tech Awards | Film | Film Nominations | VFX
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2014 Flame Award: Call for Nominations Now Open Posted: 12/06/2014
2014 Flame Award: Call for Nominations Now Open

Autodesk is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Flame Award, which celebrates the achievements of the most talented and skilled Flame artists in the world. The company plans to unveil the nominees in July, and the Flame community, along with a Flame Award committee comprising independent visual effects and industry experts, will vote to determine the winner. 

Tags: Autodesk | Flame | Flame Award | Award | Awards | IBC | Nominations | Call for Nominations | Call for Entries | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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Live Graphics Transforms Americas Cup, Earns Five Emmy Nominations Posted: 06/05/2014
Live Graphics Transforms Americas Cup, Earns Five Emmy Nominations

Competitive sailing is a complex sport. Races take place amid lashing winds and churning waves. More challenging still, lead changes between teams are invisible to the naked eye.

Yet the 34th Americas Cup was a gripping spectacle for millions of television viewers thanks to a new kind of real-time visualization technology.

Tags: NVIDIA | America\'s Cup | Sailing | Emmy Nominations | Emmys | Quadro | GPU | GPUs | Graphics | Broadcast | Television
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Imagineer Systems Congratulates Customers on Best Visual Effects Oscar Nominations Posted: 17/01/2014
Imagineer Systems Congratulates Customers on Best Visual Effects Oscar Nominations

Imagineer Systems, creators of the Academy Award-winningmocha® Planar Tracking technology, congratulates its mocha customers for their contributions to Oscar®-nominated films in the Best Visual Effects category. Announced yesterday, GravityThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Iron Man 3The Lone Ranger and Star Trek Into Darkness each received a nomination for Hollywoods most sought-after award. Weta Digital, Framestore, MPC, Digital Domain and MPC are among a number of long-time mocha customers responsible for the cutting-edge digital effects used in each film that earned a coveted spot on the list of potentials.

Tags: Digital Domain | Framestore | Imagineer Systems | Imagineer Systems. mocha | mocha | mocha Planar Tracking | MPC | Oscar Nominations | Oscar nominees | visual effects | visual effects awards | Weta Digital
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Hackenbacker Receives Another Emmy and Nomination for Downton Abbey Posted: 26/07/2012
Hackenbacker Receives Another Emmy and reg; Nomination for Downton Abbey

After receiving two nominations at last years US Primetime Emmy Awards, London-based facility Hackenbacker has once again proved the value of high quality audio post production by receiving another nomination this year. 

The audio post production facility has been nominated in the Outstanding Sound Mixing category for its work on series two of Carnival Films/Masterpieces major costume drama Downton Abbey 

Tags: Hackenbacker | EMMY Nomination | Downton Abbey | Nigel Heath
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