Emmys 2013: the VFX contenders

Game of Thrones Season 3 is a contender for a 2013 Emmy for visual effects. Below are excerpts from the original article by fxguide’s Ian Failes.


The visual effects Emmys range across two categories – Outstanding Special Visual Effects and Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a supporting role. We take a look at just some of the TV shows from the past year that might be contenders for a VFX Emmy in 2013 – with exclusive visual effects breakdown reels.


Game of Thrones, Season 3

A winner in 2012, HBO’s Game of Thrones sets the standard for both well-integrated environment effects and creature animation. Principal vendor Pixomondo is helped on the show by several others including SPIN, Gradient FX, Entity FX and others. Stay tuned to fxguide for in-depth coverage of Pixomondo’s work for the dragons.

Game of Thrones 3
A still from A Game of Thrones.


VFX Emmy nomination voting is being held on June 29th at Dolby Labs in Burbank, CA. The final Primetime Emmy Nominations will then be announced on July 18th.

The Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, where the visual effects winners will be announced, is to be held on September 15th, 2013.