Our work on Disney World's 3D ride Avatar Flight of Passage is nominated for Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in an Animated Production. We also earned three nominations for Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Live Action Production with Game of Thrones, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and War for the Planet of the Apes.
The Annie Awards recognize the year’s best in the field of animation. Congratulations to our nominees and the entire Weta Digital crew involved in these shows.
Winners will be announced at the 45th Annie Awards on Saturday, February 3, 2018.
Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in an Animated Production
“Avatar Flight of Passage”
Sr. VFX Supervisor: Richard Baneham; VFX Supervisor: Thrain Shadbolt; Compositing Supervisor: Sam Cole; CG Supervisors: Pavani Rao Boddapati and Daniele Tosti
Outstanding Achievement for Character Animation in a Live Action Production
“Game of Thrones” / S7 Ep.6 Beyond The Wall
Animation Supervisor: Paul Story; Animation Lead: Todd Labonte; Creatures Lead: Matthew Muntean; Senior Modeller: Cajun Hylton; Texture Artist: Georgy Arevshatov
“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”
Senior Facial Modeller: Andrei Coval; Animation Supervisors: Paul Story and Eric Reynolds; Shader TD: Olivier Lesaint; Shader TD: Artur Vill
“War for the Planet of the Apes”
Animation Supervisors: Daniel Barrett, Sidney Kombo-Kintombo, and Emile Ghorayeb; Lead Motion Editor: Luisma Lavin Peredo; Lead Facial Modeller: Alessandro Bonora