Academy Announces Films in Competition for Visual Effects Oscar

Thu 9th Jan 2003 | News

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the seven films being considered for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 75th Academy Awards.

The films in consideration are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  • Men in Black II
  • Minority Report
  • Spider-Man
  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • XXX

Fifteen-minute clip reels from each of the seven films will be screened for the Visual Effects Award Nominating Committee on February 5. The members will then nominate three of these seven films for Oscar consideration.

The finalists will be announced along with nominations in 23 other categories on Tuesday, February 11, at 5:30 a.m. PST.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2002 will be presented on Sunday, March 23, from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST. A half-hour arrival segment will precede the presentation ceremony at 5 p.m.

Oscars Website

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