12 of 20 Films on VFX Oscar Shortlist Have Disney Connections

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Marvel Studios Ant-Man and The Wasp. Wasp/Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly). Photo: Film Frame Marvel Studios 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards. 12 out of the 20 have connections to The Walt Disney Company

Disney Related Films:

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp (Marvel Studios)
  • Aquaman (Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Avengers: Infinity War (Marvel Studios)
  • Black Panther (Marvel Studios)
  • Bumblebee (Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Christopher Robin (Disney Studios)
  • Incredibles 2 (Pixar Animation Studios)
  • Isle of Dogs (Fox Searchlight)
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Mary Poppins Returns (Disney Studios)
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (Disney Studios)
  • Ready Player One (Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Solo: A Star Wars Story (Lucasfilm)

The Other 8 Films:

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
  • First Man
  • Mission: Impossible – Fallout
  • Mortal Engines
  • Paddington 2
  • A Quiet Place
  • Welcome to Marwen

What’s Next:

  • Later This Month: The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee will select a shortlist of 10 films that will advance to nominations voting
  • January 22, 2019: Nominations for the 91st Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
  • February 24, 2019: The 91st Oscars will be held in Hollywood and be broadcast on ABC and around the world.