Academy Award for Best Visual Effects

With the Oscar for best visual effects, the effect of a film artist to be honored. By 1963, this prize was awarded for the best special effects since 1964 specifically for visual effects (parallel to the category Best sound editor).

In the table below, the winners are listed according to the year of award.








2011 -

Tim Burke, John Richardson, Christian Manz and Nicolas Aithadi for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Michael Owens, Bryan Grill, Stephan Trojansky and Joe Farrell for Hereafter - Life after Janek Sirrs, Ben Snow, Ged Wright and Daniel Sudick for Iron Man 2

Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett for Planet of the Apes Erik Nash, John Rosengrant, Dan Taylor and Swen Gillberg for Real Steel

Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Daniel Sudick for Marvel's The Avengers Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill for Prometheus - Cedric Nicolas- Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson for Snow White and the Huntsman

Best Film | Best Director | Best Actor | Best Actress | Best Supporting Actor | Best Supporting Actress | Best Original Screenplay | Best Adapted Screenplay | Best Camera | Best Art Direction | Best Costume Design | Best Sound | Best Editing | Best Sound Editing | Best Visual Effects | Best Make - up and Best hairstyles | Best Song | Best Film Music | Best Animated short film | Best Short film | Best Documentary | Best short Documentary | Best Animated film | Best Foreign Language Film

Former categories: Best Assistant Director | Best Original Story | Best Dance Director

Alphabetical list of all winning films

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