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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

    Netflix (1)
    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
    Wonder Woman

    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.

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    (source: press release)