The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the twenty films that are contenders for nomination for an Oscar for best visual effects.
The best visual effects Oscar Winner will be one of these 20 films. Here they are, in alphabetical order:
Alice through the Looking Glass
Arrival (our review)
Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
Captain America: Civil War
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Independence Day: Resurgence
Kubo and the Two Strings
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Star Trek Beyond
The Jungle Book
The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the preliminary shortlist.
Later this month, the committee will select the 10 films that will advance to nominations voting.
Nominations for the 89th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
The 89th Oscars show will be broadcast live by ABC on February 26 and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.