10 VFX Oscar Contenders Remain

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the ten remaining films in the ongoing race for the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards, being held in Hollywood February 28. The shortlist was determined by the Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

Ant-Man
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Ex Machina
Jurassic World
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Tomorrowland
The Walk

All members of the VFX Branch will now be invited to view 10-minute excerpts of each film on January 9, whereafter the members will vote for the five films to attain Oscar nomination slots. Nominations will be announced January 14.

The Oscars

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