Friday, December 10, 2010
The members of the Academy's visual effects branch executive committee, who were responsible for selecting the semifinalists, will narrow the list further to seven in early January. On January 20, 2011 the effects teams screen 15-minute show-reels of the seven remaining films to demonstrate how they created their effects. Then the members of the Academy's visual effects branch executive committee will hold a vote on the final five nominations for the Oscars.
The Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 5:30 a.m. PT. The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony takes place on Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
Complete list of films short-listed for the Best Visual Effects Academy Award nominations
Alice in Wonderland
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
Clash of the Titans
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
Iron Man 2
The Last Airbender
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Scott Pilgrim vs the World
The Sorcerer's Apprentice