Members of the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy
of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have shortlisted
ten films for the 'Visual Effects' category.
Among the films that have been shortlisted are Hugo,
The Tree of Life, Captain America: The First Avenger,
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Mission:
Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Pirates of the Caribbean:
On Stranger Tides, Real Steel, Rise of the Planet of
the Apes, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and X-Men:
members of the visual effects branch of the Academy
will view 10-minute excerpts from each of the 10 shortlisted
films on January 19 and vote for five final nominees
for the award.
The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced
on January 24.