Ceremony - Oscars 2018 : 20 contenders advance in VFX Oscar race
4 décembre 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®.
The 90th Oscars® will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
The films are listed below by US distributor and in alphabetical order:
20th Century Fox (4)
Alien: Covenant directed by Ridley Scott
Logan directed by James Mangold
The Shape of Water directed by Guillermo del Toro
War for the Planet of the Apes directed by Matt Reeves
Ojka directed by Bong Joon-ho
Paramount Pictures (1)
Ghost in the Shell directed by Rupert Sanders
Sony Pictures Entertainment (3)
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle directed by Jake Kasdan
Life directed by Daniel Espinosa
Spider-Man Homecoming directed by Jon Watts
STXFilms / Europacorp Distribution (1)
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets directed by Luc Besson
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (5)
Beauty and the Beast directed by Bill Condon
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 directed by James Gunn
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
Star Wars: The Last Jedi directed by Rian Johnson
Thor: Ragnarok directed by Taika Waititi
Warner Bros. Pictures (5)
Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve
Dunkirk directed by Christopher Nolan
Justice League directed by Zack Snyder
Kong: Skull Island directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts
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 90th Oscars® will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 8,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.
(source: press release)