‘Hobbit’ leads VES noms

Pic receives seven nominations

Warner Bros.’ “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” Disney-Marvel’s “The Avengers” and Fox’s “Life of Pi” led the feature noms for the Visual Effects Society’s 11th annual VES Awards.

“The Hobbit,” helmed by Peter Jackson and boasting a vfx team led by Joe Letteri, garnered a total of seven nods, including one for outstanding vfx in a visual effects-driven feature. Joss Whedon’s “Avengers” and Ang Lee’s “Life of Pi,” also nommed in that category, each received five additional nods.

Two more pics — “Battleship” and “Prometheus” — got nods in the effect-driven feature category, with “Battleship” receiving one other nom and “Prometheus” two.

VES also chose “Argo,” “Flight,” “The Impossible,” “Rust and Bone” and “Zero Dark Thirty” for outstanding supporting vfx in a feature. “The Impossible” got one additional nod.

Film animation noms went to “Brave,” “Hotel Transylvania,” “ParaNorman,” “Rise of the Guardians” and “Wreck-It Ralph.” “ParaNorman” got four other noms, “Brave” and “Guardians” three, “Transylvania” two and “Ralph” one.

Television vfx nods went to “Game of Thrones,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Falling Skies,” “Curiosity” and “Mockingbird Lane.”

The awards will take place Feb. 5 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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