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"Doctor Strange," "The Jungle Book" 20 films shortlisted for 2016 VFX Oscar race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have shortlisted 20 films in the Visual Effects (VFX) category to advance in the 89th Academy Awards race.

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20 films have been chosen for the Visual Effects (VFX) category for the 2017 Oscars race.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced that the 20 films will advance in the voting process.

Check out the films below;

1. Alice through the Looking Glass

2. Arrival

3. The BFG

4. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

5. Captain America: Civil War

6. Deadpool

7. Deepwater Horizon

8. Doctor Strange


9. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

10. Independence Day: Resurgence

11. The Jungle Book

12. Kubo and the Two Strings

13. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

14. Passengers

15. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

16. Star Trek Beyond


17. Suicide Squad

18. Sully

19. Warcraft

20. X-Men: Apocalypse

Later this month, members of the Visual Effects Branch will select 10 films for final Oscar consideration.

The nominations will be announced live on January 24, 2017. The 89th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

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