VES to Honor George Lucas for VFX Contributions

by malducin

George Lucas will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Visual Effects Society during the next awards ceremony, February 18, 2003. This is the first award of its kind (a special award) to be given (at the VES Awards), and will recognize Lucas for his contributions, mainly how Star Wars and the founding of ILM to handle the visual effects revolutionized the VFX industry.

You can read the announcements here:

VES Honors Lucas
Lucas To Get Lifetime F/X Prize

Originally spotted at CGTalk.com.