The Academy of MotionPicture Arts And Sciences has named the seven pictures that will be consideredfor the best visual effects Oscar at the 77th Academy Awards in February.

The titles are: TheAviator; The Day After Tomorrow; Harry Potter And The Prisoner of Azkaban; I,Robot; Lemony Snicket's A Series Of Unfortunate Events; Sky Captain And TheWorld Of Tomorrow; and Spider-Man2.

Fifteen-minute clips of eachwill screen for the visual effects award nominating committee on Jan 19 andthree nominees will be announced on Jan 25.

The 77th Academy Awardsceremony will take place in Hollywood on Feb 27.