‘The Good Dinosaur’ & ‘Inside Out’ Shine At The 14th Annual VES Awards

Pixar won big at the 14th Visual Effects Society awards for Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur – read our recap here.
Pixar VES Awards

The 14th Annual Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards took place on February 2, 2016, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Beverly Hills, California). The VES Awards recognize and honor the most outstanding visual effects work of the year and honor the artists who created them.

Pixar was highly honored at the event as both Inside Out and The Good Dinosaur were nominated for 4 awards each (across 4 categories). After the night was over, The Good Dinosaur took home three-of-the-four awards for its visual mastery, while Inside Out took home the award for Outstanding Animated Performance.

Read more details regarding the nominees and winners below.

Pixar The Good Dinosaur Screencap

Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature

  • The Good Dinosaur – WINNER
    • Sanjay Bakshi
    • Denise Ream
    • Michael Venturing
    • Jon Reisch
  • Inside Out
    • Michael Fong
    • Jonas Rivera
    • Victor Navone
    • Paul Mendoza
  • Anomalisa
    • Derek Smith
    • Rosa Tran
    • Joe Passrrelli
    • John Joyce
  • Hotel Transylvania 2
    • Karl Herbst
    • Skye Lyons
    • Alan Hawkins
    • Genndy Tartakovski
  • The Peanuts Movie
    • Steve Martino
    • Michael J. Travers
    • Nick Bruno
    • Scott Carroll
Inside Out Joy Character Poster

Outstanding Animated Performance in an Animated Feature 

  • Inside Out for the character of Joy – WINNER
    • Shawn Krause
    • Tanja Kampfert
    • Jacob Merrell
    • Alexis Angelidis
  • The Good Dinosaur; Spot
    • Ana Gabriela Lamaze
    • Jacob Brooks
    • Lou Hamou-Lhadj
    • Mark C. Harris
  • The Peanuts Movie; Snoopy
    • Jeff Gabor
    • Joseph Antonucci
    • Ignacio Barrios
    • Sabine Heller
  • The Peanuts Movie; Charlie Brown
    • Matthew Doble
    • Steve Vanseth
    • Stephen Gressak
    • Nikki Tomato
The Good Dinosaur farm

Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature

  • The Good Dinosaur; The Farm – WINNER
    • David Munier
    • Matthew Webb
    • Matt Kuruc
    • Tom Miller
  • Inside Out; Imagination Land
    • Amy L. Allen
    • Steve Karski
    • Eric Andraos
    • Jose L. Ramos Serrano
  • The Peanuts Movie; Charlie Brown’s Neighborhood
    • Jon Towny
    • Angel Camacho-Torres
    • Cleveland Hibbert
    • Ken Lee
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie; Under the Arches
    • Matt Perry
    • Charles Copping
    • Alfred Llupia Perez
    • Andy Brown
The Good Dinosaur Screencap

Outstanding Effects Simulations in an Animated Feature

  • The Good Dinosaur – WINNER
    • Stephen Marshall
    • Magnus Wrenninge
    • Michael Hall
    • Hemagiri Arumugam
  • Inside Out
    • Amit Baadkar
    • Dave Hale
    • Vincent Serritella
    • Paul Mendoza
  • The Peanuts Movie
    • Alen Lai
    • Ilan Gabai
    • Chris Chapman
    • Douglas Seiden
  • Home
    • Greg Gladstone
    • Michael Losure
    • Chris De St Jeer
    • Alex Timchenko

    Congratulations to all the Pixar employees who were nominated — what a fantastic way to honor all of the hard work and dedication which was put into each film. To view the full list of awards and nominees, visit the VES Awards website.

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