20 films in hunt for VFX Oscar
December 4, 2017

20 films in hunt for VFX Oscar

LOS ANGELES  – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (oscars.org) has announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards. The Academy’s visual effects branch executive committee determined the preliminary shortlist. Later this month, the committee will select the 10 films that will advance to nominations voting.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

“Alien: Covenant”
“Beauty and the Beast”
“Blade Runner 2049
“Ghost in the Shell”
“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”
“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”
“Justice League”
“Kong: Skull Island”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”
“The Shape of Water”
“Spider-Man Homecoming”
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”
“Thor: Ragnarok”
“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”
“War for the Planet of the Apes”
“Wonder Woman”

Nominations for the 90th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, January 23rd. The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4th.