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Awards

Weta Digital’s creative excellence has been recognised with a number of prestigious awards, including Academy Awards® and BAFTAs®.

2014

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture "Smaug'
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

2013

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
 
AEAF Gold Award - Feature Film VFX
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

2012

Saturn Award - Best Special Effects
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

AEAF Award  - Feature Films Animation
The Adventures of Tintin

AEAF Award (Silver) Feature Films VFX
The Avengers

2011

Annie Award - Character Animation in a Live Action Film
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Annie Award - Animated Effects in an Animated Film
The Adventures of Tintin

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects In A Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects In A Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
 

2010

Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects
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Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture
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Visual Effects Society Award - Best Single Visual Effect of the Year
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Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture
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Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Models & Miniatures in a Feature Motion Picture
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Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Created Environment in a Feature Motion Picture
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Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Matte Paintings in a Feature Motion Picture
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BAFTA® - Special Visual Effects
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Critics Choice Awards - Best Visual Effects
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Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards - Best Visual Effects
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Saturn Awards - Best Special Effects
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Prix Ars Awards – Honoree for Visual Effects
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Australian Effects Animation Festival Awards - Feature Film Visual Effects
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Constellation Awards - Best Technical Accomplishment
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2008

Prix Ars Awards - Honoree of VFX Category
Farmers Insurance: Drowned Circus

2007

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial
Travelers: Snowball

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Programme, Commercial or Music Video
Travelers: Snowball

Imagina Awards - Best Commercial
Travelers: Snowball

Imagina Awards - Best Special Effects
X-Men: The Last Stand

Prix Ars Awards – Honoree for VFX Category
Travelers: Snowball

AICP Awards – Honoree for VFX Category
Travelers: Snowball

Clio Awards – Best Commercial VFX
Travelers: Snowball

2006

Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects
King Kong

BAFTA® - Visual Effects
King Kong

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture
King Kong

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Motion Picture
King Kong

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture
King Kong

Critics Choice Award - Distinguished Achievement in Performing Arts
King Kong

National Board of Review Award - Outstanding Achievement in Special Effects
King Kong

2005

Academy Award® Nomination - Best Visual Effects
I, Robot

Visual Effects Society Award Nomination - Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture
I, Robot

2004

Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Academy Award® - Technical Achievement Award for Gollum
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

BAFTA® - Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Character Animation in a Live Action Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Performance by a Male or Female Actor in an Effects Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

2003

Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

BAFTA® - Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Character Animation in a Live Action Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Special Effects in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Visual Effects Photography in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Effects Art Direction in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Compositing in a Motion Picture
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Performance by an Actor in an Effects Film
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

2002

Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

BAFTA® - Best Visual Effects
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Related links

Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences

Association of Independent Commercial Producers

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Clio Awards

Imagina Awards

Prix Ars Awards

Visual Effects Society