The Visual Effects Society announced the nominees for the 9th Annual VES Awards this morning and as expected, “Inception” and “Tron: Legacy” lead the way among the movie nominees. Television were surprisingly dominated by “Boardwalk Empire” and “The Pacific” with five and three nods respectively. Animated features are spread out across the board with multiple nominations for “Tangled,” “How To Train Your Dragon,” “Shrek Forever After” and “Toy Story 3.” “World of Warcraft” and “Halo: Reach” were the top honorees in the video game categories.
The 9th Annual VES Awards will take place on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will air exclusively on Reelz Channel Saturday,
February 19, 2011 at 10p ET/PT with encore presentations throughout February.