Twenty films have now been selected from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to vie for the Best Visual Effects spot at the 92nd Academy Awards. A few of the films on the contending shortlist include Amazon Studio’s “The Aeronauts,” Disney’s “Aladdin,” Twentieth Century Fox’s crowd-pleasing “Ford v Ferrari,” Disney’s photorealistic animated revival of “The Lion King” and the anticipated “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” whose recent franchise predecessor “Solo: A Star Wars Story” secured a spot at the awards category with a nomination.
Read the press release below.
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 92nd Academy Awards®.
The films are listed below in alphabetical order:
- “Ad Astra”
- “The Aeronauts”
- “Alita: Battle Angel”
- “Avengers: Endgame”
- “Captain Marvel”
- “Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”
- “Ford v Ferrari”
- “Gemini Man”
- “The Irishman”
- “Jumanji: The Next Level”
- “The Lion King”
- “Men in Black: International”
- “Spider-Man: Far from Home”
- “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
- “Terminator: Dark Fate”
The Academy’s 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.
Nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards will be announced on Monday, January 13, 2020.
The 92nd Oscars® will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.