The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the films nominated for an Oscar for the 90th Academy Awards.

The Nominees for Visual Effects are:

BLADE RUNNER 2049: John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert and Richard R. Hoover

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2: Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner and Dan Sudick

KONG: SKULL ISLAND: Stephen Rosenbaum, Jeff White, Scott Benza and Mike Meinardus

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI: Ben Morris, Mike Mulholland, Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES: Joe Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon and Joel Whist

The Nominees for Animated Short are:

DEAR BASKETBALL: Glen Keane and Kobe Bryant

GARDEN PARTY: Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon

LOU: Dave Mullins and Dana Murray

NEGATIVE SPACE: Max Porter and Ru Kuwahata

REVOLTING RHYMES: Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer

The Nominees for Animated Feature film are:

BOSS BABY

THE BREADWINNER

COCO

FERDINAND

LOVING VINCENT

The Nominees for Cinematography are:

BLADE RUNNER 2049: Roger A. Deakins

DARKEST HOUR: Bruno Delbonnel

DUNKIRK: Hoyte van Hoytema

MUDBOUND: Rachel Morrison

THE SHAPE OF WATER: Dan Laustsen

The Nominees for Film Editing are:

BABY DRIVER: Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos

DUNKIRK: Lee Smith

I, TONYA: Tatiana S. Riegel

THE SHAPE OF WATER: Sidney Wolinsky

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI: Jon Gregory

The Nominees for Production Design:

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST:  Sarah Greenwood (Production Design); Katie Spencer (Set Decoration)

BLADE RUNNER 2049: Dennis Gassner (Production Design); Alessandra Querzola (Set Decoration)

DARKEST HOUR: Sarah Greenwood (Production Design); Katie Spencer (Set Decoration)

DUNKIRK: Nathan Crowley: (Production Design); Gary Fettis (Set Decoration)

THE SHAPE OF WATER: Paul Denham Austerberry (Production Design); Shane Vieau and Jeff Melvin (Set Decoration)

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2017 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California at 5:00 p.m. PST on March 4, 2018.  The ceremony is delayed this year from February when it is normally scheduled to avoid conflicting with the 2018 Winter Olympics. This year there will be 24 categories represented at Academy Awards.  Jimmy Kimmel will return as host for a second consecutive year.


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