To advance and promote the art and science of visual effects and to foster and strive for excellence and knowledge in all matters pertaining to visual effects, and for the purpose of bringing together those leaders and innovators in the field who have demonstrated a high standard of artistic and technical ability and whose singular achievements entitle them to Membership … (and) …to actively cultivate talented individuals in this discipline; to educate and develop public awareness and understanding; to support and encourage technological advancements in the field of visual effects; to establish a collective organization that recognizes, advances and honors visual effects as an art form…
The Visual Effects Society (VES) is a non-profit professional, honorary society, dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and applications of visual effects and to improving the welfare of its members by providing professional enrichment and education, fostering community, and promoting industry recognition.
“Our purpose is to be a place for education, discussion of the latest ways of doing the most amazing visual effects possible, and to welcome the contributions of our global membership.”
Und weiter hieß es in dem Artikel:
„The VES has members in more than 30 countries around the world. Local sections — organized groups of 50 or more members of the VES — have formed in Australia, the San Francisco Bay Area, London, Los Angeles, Montreal, New York, New Zealand, Toronto and Vancouver. Roth expects to add another section in Germany this spring, while India, China and Japan are also expected to have their own in the near future.“
Dies weckte natürlich mein Interesse und auf Nachfrage erhielt ich jetzt von der VES Society folgende Bestätigung: