Oscars: ‘Avengers,’ ‘Star Wars’ Among 20 Films in Visual Effects Race

“Avengers: Endgame,” “Cats” and “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” are among the 20 films that will vie at the Oscars for best visual effects.

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 92nd Academy Awards will be announced on Jan. 13. The 92nd Oscars will be held on Feb. 9 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network.

“First Man” won the visual effects Oscar this year for Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J. D. Schwalm.

See the full list of eligible films below:

“Ad Astra”
“The Aeronauts”
“Alita: Battle Angel”
“Avengers: Endgame”
“Captain Marvel”
“Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw”
“Ford v Ferrari”
“Gemini Man”
“The Irishman”
“Jumanji: The Next Level”
“The Lion King”
“Men in Black: International”
“Spider-Man: Far from Home”
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
“Terminator: Dark Fate”

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