The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 20 films that are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards with a host of UK work in the mix.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order.

But first, here’s MPC’s vfx breakdown of its work on The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

And Framestore’s work on Paddington 2

And Framestore again on Avengers: Infinity War

Here’s Cinesite’s work on Avengers: Infinity War

And DNeg’s work on Ant-Man and the Wasp

“Ant-Man and the Wasp”


“Avengers: Infinity War”

“Black Panther”

“Christopher Robin”

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”

“First Man”

“Incredibles 2”

“Isle of Dogs”
“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

“Mary Poppins Returns”

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout”

“Mortal Engines”

“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”

“Paddington 2”

“A Quiet Place”
“Ready Player One”

“Solo: A Star Wars Story”
“Welcome to Marwen”

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 91st Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
The 91st Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019.

Staff Reporter

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