The nominees for the 86th Academy Awards have been announced. As always, the nominees were determined by the visual effects branch of the Academy after attending a bake-off of 10 films. The full Academy membership will vote on the winners of each category. The awards ceremony will take place on March 2, 2014.
Here are the nominees for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 86th Academy Awards. Congratulations to all who helped bring these images to the screen.
Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould
IRON MAN 3
Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Erik Nash and Dan Sudick
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG
Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Eric Reynolds
THE LONE RANGER
Tim Alexander, Gary Brozenich, Edson Williams and John Frazier
STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS
Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Ben Grossmann and Burt Dalton
And, yes, I will run The Predictinator on this year's group of nominees. Stay tuned. And here it is.