Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The 2018 Visual Effects Shortlist

By Matt Neglia

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have revealed the 20 films that have been narrowed down to be in contention for the VFX Oscar this year. The list of 20 will be narrowed down once again to half that (Thanos will snap his fingers) on December 17th to 10 films. From those final 10, we will eventually get our final 5 nominees for Best Visual Effects.

​Click below to see the list of films in contention for this year’s Best Visual Effects Oscar.

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther
Christopher Robin
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
First Man
Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Mary Poppins Returns
Mission: Impossible – Fallout
“Mortal Engines”
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Paddington 2
A Quiet Place
Ready Player One
Solo: A Star Wars Story
“Welcome to Marwen”

You can see our picks for this year’s Visual Effects Oscar here. What do you think will be the final 5 nominees? The shortlist will be narrowed down again on December 17th

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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