Awards season is in full swing with the winners of the VES Awards announced at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. MPC took home two top awards for Hennessy ‘The Seven Worlds’ in the ‘Outstanding Compositing in a Commercial’ and ‘Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial’ categories.
Now in its 18th year, the VES Awards recognise outstanding visual effects work and honors the artists who created them, whether that be VFX supervisors, VFX producers, or hands-on artists.
Carsten Keller, Selçuk Ergen, Kiril Mirkov and William Laban, the VFX team behind Hennessy ‘The Seven Worlds’, were awarded Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial, and Rod Norman, Guillaume Weiss, Alexander Kulikov and Alessandro Granella, the compositing team behind Hennessy ‘The Seven Worlds’, were awarded Outstanding Compositing in a Commercial. Led by DDB° Paris and directed by Ridley Scott, MPC were involved in almost every creative decision throughout the process of creating this spot. Watch the making of Hennessy ‘The Seven Worlds’ below.
As well as receiving two awards Hennessy ‘The Seven Worlds’ was also the only commercial in the Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project category, up against the likes of Strangers Things and Disney.
A huge congratulations to the team at MPC Film who received two awards for their work on the Lion King in the Oustanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature and Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature categories. Also, congratulations to the team’s behind BMW’s ‘Legend’ spot, who were shortlisted in the ‘Outstanding Compositing in a Commercial’ and ‘Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial’ categories.