A lot of eyes will be on Solo: A Star Wars Story and, despite falling short in terms of commercial success in comparison to Star Wars films in the past, Ron Howard-directed feature film has been included in the Oscars shortlist.
All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the shortlisted films on Saturday, January 5, 2019. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration.
The films, listed in alphabetical order by title, are:
“Ant-Man and the Wasp” “Avengers: Infinity War” “Black Panther” “Christopher Robin” “First Man” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” “Mary Poppins Returns” “Ready Player One” “Solo: A Star Wars Story” “Welcome to Marwen”