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'Avatar' sweeps Visual Effects Society Awards

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Avatar was predictably the big winner at last night’s Visual Effects Society Awards, taking home six trophies out of the seven categories in which it was nominated (its only loss came to District 9, in the Outstanding Compositing category). Avatar‘s Neytiri was named Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Film, while “Neytiri Drinking” won the award for Best Single Visual Effect of the year. Up, meanwhile, swept all three animated-film prizes, while Sherlock Holmes was the winner for Best Supporting Visual Effects, the award given to films with a smaller amount of bells and whistles. If there’s one Oscar Avatar is most likely to win this Sunday night, it’s clearly for Best Visual Effects.