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20 Contenders Advance in the VFX Oscar Race

20 Contenders Advance in the VFX Oscar Race

20 contenders advance in the VFX Oscar race The Academy of Movement Picture Arts and Sciences today revealed that 20 movies 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
Arrival
The BFG
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Captain America: Civil War
Deadpool
Deepwater Horizon
Physician Weird
Great Beasts and Where to Find Them
Self-reliance Day: Revival
The Jungle Schedule
Kubo and the 2 Strings
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Kid
Passengers
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad
Sully
Warcraft
X-Men: Apocalypse

The Academy’s Visual Impacts Branch Executive Committee figured out the preliminary shortlist. Later this month, the committee will select the 10 films that will advance to nominations voting.

Elections 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 & & Highland Center ® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Tv Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars likewise will be telecasted live in more than 225 nations and areas worldwide.

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