VES Lifetime Honoree and Academy Award winner Robert Zemeckis, who has entertained us through the years with numerous dazzling projects including Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, the Back to the Future trilogy, Forrest Gump, and the recently released Polar Express.

New this year will be the presentation of the inaugural Georges Melies Award to an individual who has pioneered a lasting contribution In the field of Visual Effects. The first recipient of this honor is Robert Abel, and to pick up the award on his behalf will be his daughter, Marah. In addition, Don Shay, publisher Cinefex, will honor us as he accepts the VES Board of Directors Award.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Location: 
Hollywood Palladium 6215 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028

Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award
Awarded for significant and lasting contributions to the art and science of the visual effects industry by way of vision, artistry, invention and innovation.
Georges Méliès Award
Awarded for pioneering significant and lasting contributions to the art and science of the visual effects industry by way of artistry, invention and groundbreaking work.
BOD Award
Presented with deepest gratitude and appreciation by the members of the VES and its Board of Directors.

Highlights

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Tom Hanks & Robert Zemeckis- 3rd Annual VES Awards

Tom Hanks presents the VES Lifetime Achievement Award to Robert Zemeckis at the 3rd Annual VES Awards

Video Gallery

The 3rd Annual VES Awards was televised onHD Net and features the best visual effects work of 2004. Watch the show in it's entirety below
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Photo Gallery

View the 3rd Annual VES Awards Photo Gallery

Winners and Nominees

Below is the complete list of Winners and Nominees for the 3rd Annual VES Awards. A sortable list for ALL years of VES Award winners / nominees can be found on the Previous VES Awards page.

Please click on the category to reveal the nominees and winners