Ten films in contention for visual effects Oscar
Harry Potter, Hugo, The Tree Of Life are among the contenders. Members of the visual effects branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each film on Jan 19. They will nominate five immediately after the screenings.
The films listed below in alphabetical order are:
Captain America: The First Avenger;
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (pictured);
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol;
Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides;
Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes;
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon;
The Tree Of Life; and
X-Men: First Class.
The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Jan 24 and the awards ceremony takes place on Feb 26.