Congratulations to our User rkenny4 for a perfect score when predicting the 2017 Visual Effects Society Awards winners on Tuesday. He was actually tied with 223 others with that score but had the best point total of 7,000 by using the 500 super bets wisely.
A total of 675 people worldwide predicted these winners for three VES film categories. All of our perfect scorers picked the correct champs of “The Jungle Book” (effects driven film), “Deepwater Horizon” (supporting effects), and “Kubo and the Two Strings” (animation).
You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. to see your own scores, go to the user menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.” Gold Derby must evaluate each potential winner’s eligibility as per our contest rules. If eligible, the first-place finisher gets a $100 Amazon gift card.
Six Experts predicted these VES winners, with Edward Douglas (Weekend Warrior) on top with a perfect score. Joyce Eng (TV Guide), , Paul Sheehan (Gold Derby), Anne Thompson (Indiewire), and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com) have 66.67% accuracy. Tariq Khan (Fox News) has 33.33% correct. See Experts’ leaderboard.
For Gold Derby’s Editors, Daniel Montgomery and I are in the 100% scoring group. Marcus Dixon and Paul Sheehan have 66.67% correct. Rob Licuria follows at 33.33%. See Editors’ leaderboard.
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