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20 Contenders Advance in VFX Oscar Race

By Flora  /  03 Dec 2016 (Saturday)

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 89th Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

      “Alice through the Looking Glass”
      “The BFG”
      “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”
      “Captain America: Civil War”
      “Deepwater Horizon”
      “Doctor Strange”
      “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
      “Independence Day: Resurgence”
      “The Jungle Book”
      “Kubo and the Two Strings”
      “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”
      “Rogue One”
      “Star Trek Beyond”
      “Suicide Squad”
      “X-Men: Apocalypse”

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.

Nominations for the 89th Oscars® will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood!

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89th Oscars - VFX - Who Will Win?
Alice through the Looking Glass
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Marvel's Captain America: Civil War
Deepwater Horizon
Marvel's Doctor Strange
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Independence Day: Resurgence
Disney's The Jungle Book
Kubo and the Two Strings
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad
X-Men: Apocalypse
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