Posted Mon Jan 25, 2016 at 09:07 AM PST by Sophia Edwards
VR demo featuring Benedict Cumberbatch nominated for visual effects award.
Epic Games and Weta Digital have announced that their collaboration VR project 'Thief in the Shadows' set within the universe of 'The Lord of the Rings' has been nominated for a VES award for "Outstanding Visual Effects in a Real-Time Project" alongside 'Halo 5: Guardians', 'Destiny: The Taken King', 'Assassin's Creed Syndicate', and 'The Order 1886', with the winner being announced on February 2nd.
'Thief in the Shadows' sees viewers in the role of a hobbit thief trapped in Smaug's treasure chamber, with the dragon being voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch, reprising his role from 'The Hobbit' film trilogy.
Source: Visual Effects Society
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