NewTek Applauds 10th Annual VES Awards
Groundbreaking VFX productions achieve award-winning results with LightWave 3D
Posted: Wed 08 Feb 2012
SAN ANTONIO, TX—February 8, 2012—NewTek congratulates the winners and nominees of the 10th Annual VES Awards for outstanding visual effects artistry in 23 categories of film, animation, television, commercials, special venues and video games.
NewTek LightWave 3D® software seamlessly integrates into the production pipelines of many VES Award winners and nominees, including 2012 VES Award winner Terra Nova for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Series."
"The Terra Nova visual effects team is very deserving of its VES win—the visual effects work throughout the entire series was outstanding," said Rob Powers, VP and head of 3D Development at NewTek. "The energy at the VES Awards was incredible. We are very excited to continue to support the VES in the coming years as they honor the best in the visual effects industry."
Of the many winning and nominated entries of the 2012 VES Awards, LightWave was used in the creative pipelines of several productions, including:
- Captain America: The First Avenger
- Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
- The Adventures of Tintin
- Terra Nova
- Pan Am
- Renee the Movie
The 10th Annual VES Awards are scheduled to air on REELZCHANNEL Sunday, February 19 at 10pm ET/7pm PT. For more information on the VES Awards and the Visual Effects Society please visit www.visualeffectssociety.com.
LightWave is designed to support the creative process, providing the artist with the ability to interact in real time with 3D content, to work seamlessly with the full range of software applications in production pipelines and to render on unlimited render nodes. LightWave 11 incorporates groundbreaking technology, including the Virtual Preview Renderer (VPR) for onscreen real-time rendering and Anaglyph Stereoscopic Preview for real-time interocular, ‘red-blue’ anaglyphic separations and more.
Benefiting producers and artists with cost-effective and groundbreaking technologies, NewTek is a worldwide leader in portable live production, video editing, 3D animation and special effects tools, including the TriCaster™ product line, 3Play™ and LightWave 3D®. NewTek has won numerous industry accolades, including two Emmy® Awards.
Clients include: The X Factor, ESPN X Games, New York Giants, NBA Development League, Fox News, BBC, NHL, Nickelodeon, CBS Radio, ESPN Radio, Fox Sports, MTV, TWiT.TV, USA TODAY, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NewTek products have been used in feature films and television shows, including Avatar, The Adventures of Tintin, The Walking Dead, Terra Nova, Fringe, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and more.