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15 Films Advance Toward VFX Oscar


The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced last Friday that 15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

Captain America: The First Avenger
Cowboys & Aliens
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Real Steel
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Sucker Punch
Super 8
Transformers: Dark of the Moon
The Tree of Life
X-Men: First Class

In early January, the members of the Academy’s visual effects branch executive committee, who selected the 15 films, will narrow the list to 10. All members of the visual effects branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the 10 shortlisted films on Jan. 19. Following the screenings, the members will vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration.