Five films have reached the final stage of the race to win this year’s Academy Award in the category of Best Visual Effects, as revealed today by actor/writer Kumail Nanjiani and actress/director Tracee Ellis Ross via a global live stream. The films are:
- Avengers: Infinity War
- Dan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl, Dan Sudick
- Christopher Robin
- Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones, Chris Corbould
- First Man
- Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles, J.D. Schwalm
- Ready Player One
- Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew E. Butler, David Shirk
- Solo: A Star Wars Story
- Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan, Dominic Tuohy
We’re proud not only to have covered four of the five nominees in Cinefex, but also to have featured them on our cover. As for the fifth film, we can only offer our humble apologies to Winnie the Pooh for not including a healthy dollop of Hundred Acre Wood honey on our editorial menu!
Voting in all nominations for the 91st Academy Awards commences on Tuesday, February 12 and continues through Tuesday, February 19. The Oscars ceremony will be held in Hollywood on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
For a complete list of nominees, visit the official Oscars website.
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