The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the preliminary shortlist for Best Visual effects on Monday. The rules changed this year increasing the number of contenders from 15 to 20. The list will be narrowed down to 10 later this month.
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Bridge of Spies
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
In the Heart of the Sea
Mad Max: Fury Road
Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
Star Wars: The Force Awakens