The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has whittled down the visual effects Oscar shortlist from twenty films to ten.
The shortlisted films, determined by the Academy’s visual effects branch executive committee, are:
- Alien: Covenant
- Blade Runner 2049
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
- Kong: Skull Island
- Okja – Park I and Part II
- The Shape of Water
- Star Wars: The Last Jedi
- Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
- War for the Planet of the Apes
Cartoon Brew has previously published an in-depth rundown of this year’s contenders, and the five films that we suggested could be nominated all made the cut to the next round.