The Visual Effects Society gave out their awards yesterday and pretty much confirmed my earlier suspicions in my Oscar Circuit piece on the Best Visual Effects category (found here if you missed it) that it’s a race between Hugo and Rise of the Planet of the Apes for the gold. Here are the full winners from the awards ceremony:

Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture: “Hugo”

Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: “Rango”

Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture: “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (Caesar)

Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: “Rango” (Rango)

Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” (155 Wacker Drive)

Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: “Rango” (Main Street Dirt)

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture: “Hugo”

Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: “Rango”

Outstanding Models in a Feature Motion Picture: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” (Driller)

Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture: “Captain America: The First Avenger”

Georges Méliès Award: Douglas Trumbull

Lifetime Achievement Award: Stan Lee

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