Oscar Predictions – Best Visual Effects

Here are the NBP staff predictions for Best Visual Effects. For an overview of all awards predictions, visit our Oscar Predictions page.

Click each heading to view individual staff rankings, or search/sort by the drop-downs below:




NBP Staff Picks

Matt Neglia
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE BATMAN
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
6GOOD NIGHT OPPY
7RRR
8NOPE
9ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
10GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO

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Dan Bayer
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
4THE BATMAN
5EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
6BARDO
7DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
8NOPE
9THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
10GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO

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Zoe Rose Bryant
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
3TOP GUN: MAVERICK
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
6THE BATMAN
7GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
8NOPE
9THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
10THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING

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Danilo Castro
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE BATMAN
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
6DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
7RRR
8NOPE
9GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

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Nadia Dalimonte
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5THE BATMAN
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
7DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
8THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
9THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
10NOPE

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Cody Dericks
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE BATMAN
4EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
7NOPE
8ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
9DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
10RRR

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Daniel Howat
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3THE BATMAN
4BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
5DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
6THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF LONGING
7NOPE
8EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
9GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
10WENDELL & WILD

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Will Mavity
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2THE BATMAN
3TOP GUN: MAVERICK
4DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
7RRR
8NOPE
9EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

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Tom O'Brien
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
4THE BATMAN
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
7NOPE
8GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
9BARDO
10THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER

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Josh Parham
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
4DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
5UNCHARTED
6THE BATMAN
7NOPE
8THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
9EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
10RRR

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Ema Sasic
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2TOP GUN: MAVERICK
3EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
4THE BATMAN
5BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
6DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
7GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
8NOPE
9THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
10THE NORTHMAN

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Amy Smith
1AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER
2BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER
3THE BATMAN
4EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE
5TOP GUN: MAVERICK
6NOPE
7DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
8GUILLERMO DEL TORO'S PINOCCHIO
9THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER
10ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

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