20 Contenders for VFX Oscar

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced the 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards:

1) Ant Man and the Wasp

Image:  Ian Joyner

2) Aquaman

Image: Timothy Eustace Major

3) Avengers: Infinity War

Image: Chris Nichols

4) Mission: Impossible – Fallout

5) Black Panther

Image: Paul H. Paulino

6) Bumblebee

7) Christopher Robin

Image: Michael Kutsche

8) First Man

9) Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Image: Bruno Camara

10) Incredibles 2

11) Isle of Dogs


Image: Stefano Cordioli

12) Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom


Image: Steven Cormann

13) Mary Poppins Returns

14) Mortal Engines

Image: Lars Groeger

15) Welcome to Marwen

16) The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Image: Marco Bucci

17) Paddington 2

Image: David Desplat

18) A Quiet Place

19) Ready Player One

Artwork: Luis Carrasco

20) Solo: A Star Wars Story

Image: Brett Northcutt

Did your favorites make the list? Stay tuned! Nominations for the 91st Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

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Sierra is the Editor of ArtStation Magazine.