The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 92nd Academy Awards. Of the 20 films, 12 were either produced by a division of The Walt Disney Company or had visual effects done by Disney’s ILM. Below is a list of the 20 contenders with the Disney-related films in bold.

  • Ad Astra (20th Century Fox)
  • The Aeronauts
  • Aladdin (Disney, Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Alita: Battle Angel (20th Century Fox)
  • Avengers: Endgame (Marvel Studios, Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Captain Marvel (Marvel Studios, Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Cats
  • Dumbo (Disney)
  • Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
  • Ford v Ferrari (20th Century Fox)
  • Gemini Man
  • The Irishman (Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Jumanji: The Next Level
  • The Lion King (Disney)
  • Men in Black: International
  • Midway
  • 1917
  • Spider-Man: Far from Home (Marvel Studios, Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Lucasfilm, Visual Effects by ILM)
  • Terminator: Dark Fate (Visual Effects by ILM)

What’s Next:

  • Later This Month: The committee will select a shortlist of 10 films that will advance to nominations voting.
  • January 13, 2020: The nominations will be announced
  • February 9, 2020: The Academy Awards air on ABC.


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