Oscars: ‘Avengers,’ ‘Star Wars’ Among 20 Films in Visual Effects Race

Published on Dec 04, 2019

Oscars: ‘Avengers,’ ‘Star Wars’ Among 20 Films in Visual Effects Race

Avengers: Endgame,” “Cats” and “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” are among the 20 films that will vie at the Oscars for best visual effects.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the preliminary list of films eligible for further awards consideration. Later this month, the committee will select a shortlist of 10 films that will advance to nominations voting.

“First Man” nabbed the visual effects trophy last year, while past winners also include “Blade Runner 2049” and “The Jungle Book.”

Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards will be announced on Jan. 13 ahead of the ceremony on Feb. 9.

See the full list of eligible films below:

Ad Astra

The Aeronauts

Aladdin

Alita: Battle Angel

Avengers: Endgame

Captain Marvel

“Cats”

Dumbo

“Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”

Ford v Ferrari

Gemini Man

The Irishman

Jumanji: The Next Level

“The Lion King”

Men in Black: International

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Dave McNary