The Weta Digital team was responsible for bringing King Louie and his troop of monkeys to life.
In an interview following the awards Dan Lemmon said "For us, the jury of our peers is the VES, it's voted on by the people who are the most knowledgeable and discriminating in our craft, so that's a big honour in its own right."
Weta Digital 2017 VES winners:
The Jungle Book — King Louie
The Jungle Book