Oscar nominations were announced early this morning at a live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams announced the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories

The nominees for Visual Effects are:

Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dan Deleeuw, Russel Earl, Bryan Grill, Dan Sudick - fxguide article

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett, Erik Winquist - fxguide article

Guardians of the Galaxy
Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Johnathan Fawkner, Paul Corbould - fxguide article

Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, Scott Fisher - fxguide article and miniatures

X-Men: Days of Future Past
Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie, Cameron Waldbauer - fxguide article


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Emmanuel Lubezki - fxguide article

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Robert Yeoman - fxguide article

Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski

Mr. Turner
Dick Pope

Roger Deakins

Animated Feature Film:

Big Hero 6
Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli - fxguide article

The Boxtrolls
Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable and Travis Knight - fxguide article

How to Train Your Dragon 2
Dean DeBlois and Bonnie Arnold - fxguide article

Song of the Sea
Tomm Moore and Paul Young

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Isao Takahata and Yoshiaki Nishimura

Congratulations to all the nominees!  For a complete list of nominees: oscar.go.com/nominees

Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2014 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

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