Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest swept the honors with six trophies in total, winning those for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture, Best Single Visual Effect of the Year, Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Motion Picture, Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture, Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture, and Outstanding Compositing in a Motion Picture.

Cars, Casino Royale, and Flags of Our Fathers all earned one honor each in Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Motion Picture, Outstanding Special Effects in a Motion Picture, and Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture, respectively.

In the small screen slot, sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica delightfully gained two awards in the categories of Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Broadcast Program.

Date: 
Monday, March 9, 2015

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.

Highlights

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Dennis Muren receives the VES Lifetime Achievement Award

Dennis Muren is presented with the VES Lifetime Achievement Award at the 5th Annual VES Awards by George Lucas.

Video Gallery

The 5th Annual VES Awards was televised on HD Net and features the best visual effects work of 2006. Watch the full show in it's entirety below as well as the televised version.
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Photo Gallery

View the 5th Annual VES Awards Photo Gallery

Winners and Nominees

Below is the complete list of Winners and Nominees for the 5th Annual VES Awards. A sortable list for ALL years of VES Award winners / nominees can be found on the Previous VES Awards page. VES members (must be logged in) can also view all of the nominated entries in each category.

Please click on the category to reveal the nominees and winners