Monday, February 15, 2016

'The Force Awakens' Wins Best Special Visual Effects At BAFTAS

By: Benjamin Hart

The 69th British Academy Film Awards ceremony was held Sunday night in London and Star Wars: The Force Awakens was among the films honored at the annual event. Episode VII took home the award for best special visual effects, beating out other nominees such as Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, Ex-Machina and Ant-Man. Special effects supervisors Chris Corbould and Roger Guyett, animation supervisor Paul Kavanagh and creature effects supervisor Neal Scanlan were all present to accept the award.

Later, the winners winners took part in an interview and were joined by The Force Awakens star John Boyega, who had also just won the BAFTAs Rising Star award. The group discussed their work on The Force Awakens and looking ahead to Episode VIII. You can watch that below(Interview begins at 1:24 in the video):

Congratulations to The Force Awakens crew for this incredible honor!

Source: Variety 

Follow The Star Wars Underworld on Twitter @TheSWU for more updates about this story and other breaking Star Wars news.


Post a Comment

This site is not endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. or Disney and is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The official Star Wars site can be found at Star Wars, the Star Wars logo, all names and pictures of Star Wars characters, vehicles and any other Star Wars related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of Lucasfilm Ltd., or their respective trademark and copyright holders. All original content of this site, both graphical and textual, is the intellectual property of The Star Wars Underworld - unless otherwise indicated.
Site template © 2011 Supported by PsPrint Emeryville and