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Oscar Visual Effects Shortlist Revealed: Avengers: Endgame, Irishman, More

December 16, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Bro Thor Avengers: Endgame Image Credit: Marvel Studios

The list of films up for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects is narrowed down and includes Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, and more. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences’ Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee announced the ten films that are on the shortlist for the award. That’s narrowed down from a list of twenty from earlier this month.

Among those films that were cut to get the list down to ten are Ad Astra, Alita: Battle Angel, Dumbo, Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, Ford v Ferrari, and Spider-Man: Far from Home. The full list of ten is below:

* Alita: Battle Angel
* Avengers: Endgame
* Captain Marvel
* Cats
* Gemini Man
* The Irishman
* The Lion King
* 1917
* Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
* Terminator: Dark Fate

The remaining ten films will have ten-minute excerpts watched by all members of the Visual Effects Branch, with the list set to be narrowed down to five for the nominees that will be announced on January 13th. The Oscar ceremony will take place on February 9th, 2020.