20 VFX films and 10 animated shorts in preliminary shortlists for the 2018 Oscars

20 films have been put forward for the visual effects category and 10 films for the animated shorts category for the 2018 Academy awards. The nominations are:


VFX category

    • Alien: Covenant


    • Beauty and the Beast


    • Blade Runner 2049


    • Dunkirk


    • Ghost in the Shell


    • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2


    • Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle


    • Justice League


    • Kong: Skull Island


    • Life


    • Logan


    • Okja


    • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


    • The Shape of Water


    • Spider-Man Homecoming


    • Star Wars: The Last Jedi


    • Thor: Ragnarok


    • Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets


    • War for the Planet of the Apes


    • Wonder Woman


Animated Shorts category
    • Cradle, Devon Manney, director (University of Southern California)


    • Dear Basketball, Glen Keane, director, and Kobe Bryant, writer (Glen Keane Productions)


    • Fox and the Whale, Robin Joseph, director (Robin Joseph)


    • Garden Party, Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, directors (MOPA)


    • In a Heartbeat, Esteban Bravo and Beth David, directors (Ringling College of Art and Design


    • Life Smartphone, Chenglin Xie, director (China Central Academy of Fine Arts)


    • Lost Property Office, Daniel Agdag, director, and Liz Kearney, producer (8th in Line)


    • Lou, Dave Mullins, director, and Dana Murray, producer (Pixar Animation Studios)


    • Negative Space, Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata, directors (Ikki Films)


    • Revolting Rhymes, Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, directors (Magic Light Pictures)


Later this month this list will be reduced by half. For more information, you can visit the Oscars website.