Prime Focus’ arm wins award at Oscar’s in Los Angeles
26th Feb 2019

Prime Focus’ creative services arm -- DNEG has been recognized at the Oscar‘s in Los Angeles for the work on First Man with a 5th Academy Award for Best Visual Effects.

This is DNEG’s second consecutive VFX Oscar, with Paul Lambert winning the award last year as VFX Supervisor on director Dennis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049, and it means DNEG has now received the Best VFX OSCAR for four out of the last five years. DNEG‘s Academy Award-winning VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert and DNEG DFX Supervisor Tristan Myles accepted the award for ‘Best Visual Effects’ for their outstanding in-camera FX work on First Man, alongside Miniature Effects Supervisor Ian Hunter, and Special Effects Supervisor J.D. Schwalm.

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