Ausfilm hosted their annual member networking event the night before the 18th Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards.

Ausfilm VES Drinks
Ausfilm’s annual VFX networking event in Los Angeles that takes place the evening before the VES Awards and provides opportunities for Ausfilm’s VFX members to connect with US-based VFX clients and has led to successful partnerships in the past. The event attracts climbing attendee numbers – client-side and Ausfilm members – year on year.


VES Awards
The VES Awards is the only celebration that recognizes outstanding VFX artistry and innovation worldwide in film, animation, television, commercials and video games, and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and artists who bring this work to life.


Ausfilm’s outstanding VFX members have been nominated for their work:


Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) contributed to two movies shortlisted for VES awards:
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature
Ford v. Ferrari

Malte Sarnes (RSP VFX Supervisor)
Olivier Dumont
Kathy Siegel
Dave Morley
Mark Byers

Outstanding Effects Simulations in a Photoreal Feature
DUMBO; Bubble Elephants
Sam Hancock
Victor Glushchenko
Andrew Savchenko
Arthur Moody

Luma was nominated for Best FX Simulations in a Photoreal Feature
Spider-Man: Far From Home
Adam Gailey
Jacob Santamaria
Jacob Clark
Stephanie Molk

Animal Logic was nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
David Burgess
Tim Smith
Mark Theriault
John Rix

28 - 29 January 2020


Los Angeles