The PIDS (Paris Images digital Summit) is an event created by the Centre des arts d'Enghien-les-Bains dedicated to visual effects, crossing the creative, technical and economic stakes of a sector that is constantly evolving. Discover the latest trends and innovations in digital visual effects, CGI, motion-capture, 3-D and disruptive technologies in cinema, television, advertising, video games and transmedia ! Paris Images Digital Summit will present the 7th edition of the Digital Creation GENIE Awards, a ceremony celebrating the French digital creation talents (VFX Supervisor, Digital artists, innovators...) and the Legends of special effects.


The winners of the 2015 edition

Best VFX Supervisor - Feature Film
BIRD PEOPLE de Pascale Ferran – Superviseur : Geoffrey Niquet / BUF

Best VFX Supervisor - Fiction TV
COSMOS– A SPACE TIME ODYSSEY (Série) – Superviseur: Dominique Vidal / BUF

Best VFX supervisor - Short format (commercial, clip, short film ...)
EVIAN SPIDERMAN (spot) – Superviseur: Laurent Creusot / Mikros Image

Best innovation of the year
Alexandre Gauthier –Foichat / INRIA pour Natron FX

Best Young Talent
Fleur et Manu

VISIONNARY GENIE AWARDS
The Honorary Genie rewards a personality who has contributed through his creativity, his sense of innovation and his vision to change the film and animated image industry. For its 1st edition, the Editorial Committee of the Paris Images Digital Summit wished to reward VFX supervisor Neil Corbould.
Neil Corbould began his career in special effects on Richard Donner's "Superman" in 1978 before collaborating with David Lynch ("The Elephant Man") and on the James Bond films "A View to a Kill" and "The Living" Daylights ”. He worked for the first time as Special Effects Supervisor on Luc Besson's “Fifth Element” for which he obtained a BAFTA. Neil Corbould then worked with the greatest American filmmakers including Steven Spielberg and Ridley Scott. He received 4 BAFTAs and 2 Oscars, the last for his work on the film "GRAVITY".

 

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The Nominees

Best VFX Supervisor - Feature Film
BIRD PEOPLE de Pascale Ferran – Superviseur : Geoffrey Niquet / BUF
BLACK AND WHITE II de de Yueh-Hsun Tsai – Superviseurs : Fabrice Lagayette / Olivier Cauwet / BUF
LES COMBATTANTS de Thomas Cailley – Superviseur : Alain Carsoux / CGEV
L’ECUME DES JOURS de Michel Gondry – Superviseurs : Romain Strabol et Stéphane Bidault / Autre Chose
METAMORPHOSES de Christophe Honoré – Superviseur : Hugues Namur / Mikros Image

 

Best VFX Supervisor - Fiction TV
BREF « Spécial Canal » (Série) - Damien Maric / WIP Studio
COSMOS– A SPACE TIME ODYSSEY (Série) – Superviseur: Dominique Vidal / BUF
LES FRANÇAIS DU JOUR J de Cédric Condon (Unitaire) – Yoann Berger / WIP Studio
PIEGE BLANC d’Abel Ferry (Unitaire) – Superviseur : Matthieu Floury / Trimaran
SOLDAT BLANC d’Erick Zonca (Unitaire) – Superviseur : Fabien Girodot / Trimaran

Best VFX supervisor - Short format (commercial, clip, short film ...)
CARTIER WINTERTALE (spot) – Superviseur: Gabriel Kerlidou / Cube Creative
ORANGE LA CABINE (spot) – Superviseur : Pierre-Emmanuel Génin / Mikros Image
EVIAN SPIDERMAN (spot) – Superviseur: Laurent Creusot / Mikros Image
THE CREW LAUNCH - trailer (spot) – Superviseurs : Tony Dugard, Dorian Marchesin, Jean-Michel Drechsler / Unit Image
NETFLIX (spot) – Guillaume Marien / Mathematic

Best innovation of the year
Isotropix – Clarisse iFX
Trimaran – Georacing
INRIA - Natron FX
Projet Previz
SolidAnim - SolidTrack

Best Young Talent
Fleur et Manu
Jonas et François
Megaforce
Téo Saintier et Xavier Lafarge
Yoann Lemoine (Woodkid)

 

Jurys
Best VFX Supervisor (LM, Short Format and TV Fiction)
Yves Bottalico (photographe, réalisateur)
Julien Dupuy (journaliste)
Mabrouk El Mechri (réalisateur)
Jan Kounen (réalisateur)
Olivier Mégaton (réalisateur)

Best Young Talent
Sébastien Brumel (Sonovision, journaliste)
Erwan Chaffiot (AB Thématiques, journaliste)
Alexis Perrin (Rumble Fish, producteur)
Salomé Stévenin (actrice)
Olivier Perrot (Chief editor at 3DVF.com/Cg&VideoArtist)

Best innovation
Venceslas Biri
Pascal Buron
Pierre Hénon
Véronique Godé
Virginie Guilminot