Two ILM projects have been nominated for the BAFTA (Orange British Academy Film Awards) Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Also nominated were Batman Begins, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and King Kong.
The nominees are:
- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: Jim Mitchell and John Richardson nominees. Work mainly done by ILM, Framestore CFC, Double Negative, Cinesite Europe, BUF Compagnie, Animal Logic, The Orphanage and Rising Sun Pictures.
- The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Dean Wright, Bill Westenhofer, Jim Berney and Scott Farrar nominees. Work mainly done by Rhythm and Hues, Imageworks, ILM, New Deal Studios, Studio C, Digital Dream, Sandbox Effects, Illusion Arts, Pacific Title and Art Studio, Soho Visual Effects, Svengali Visual Effects and Hatch Production.
- Batman Begins: Janek Sirrs, Dan Glass, Chris Corbould and Paul Franklin nominees. Work mainly done by Double Negative, The Moving Picture Company, BUF Compagnie, Rising Sun Pictures, The Senate, Jim Henson's Creature Shop and Cutting Edge.
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Nick Davis, Jon Thum, Chas Jarrett and Joss Williams nominees. Work mainly done by Cinesite Europe, Framestore CFC, The Moving Picture Company, Asylum and Digital Domain.
- King Kong: Joe Letteri, Christian Rivers, Brian Van't Hul and Richard Taylor nominees. Work done by Weta Digital.
You can read all the nominations here:
Congratulations and good luck to all the nominees. The BAFTAs will be awarded February 19, 2006.
Thanks to aslan for the heads up.