Oscars 2021 Shortlist Reveals VFX, Unique Track Contenders

The 2021 awards season, strange as it is, is heating up! As with The Academy Awards, the Academy has announced its shortlist for films that are still eligible for nominations in certain key categories, including visual effects, best score and song, makeup and hairstyling, documentary and international entries. In all of these categories, hundreds of films were reduced to a maximum of 15, with the academy to vote on and determine the nominations for the ceremony.

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The nominations for the Academy Awards 2021 will be announced by members of the Academy on March 15 after a voting period from March 5 to 10. The award ceremony will air on April 25th on ABC. Check out the full picklist for multiple categories below.

Crip camp

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"All In: The Fight for Democracy"

"Boys State"


"Crip Camp"

"Dick Johnson is dead"



"The Mole Agent"

"My Octopus Teacher"


"The painter and the thief"

"76 days"


"The Truffle Hunters"

"Welcome to Chechnya"

Brief documentary topic

"Abortion Helpline, this is Lisa"

"Call Center Blues"


"A concert is a conversation"

"Do not share"

"Hunger Ward"

"Hysterical girl"

"A love song for Latasha"

"The Speed ​​Cubers"

"What would Sophia Loren do?"

International feature film

Bosnia and Herzegovina, "Quo Vadis, Aida?"

Chile, "The Mole Agent"

Czech Republic, "Charlatan"

Denmark, "another round"

France, "Two of Us"

Guatemala, "La Llorona"

Hong Kong, "Better Days"

Iran, "sun children"

Ivory Coast, "Night of the Kings"

Mexico, "I'm not here anymore"

Norway, "hope"

Romania, "collective"

Russia, "Dear Comrades!"

Taiwan, "One Sun"

Tunisia, "The Man Who Sells His Skin"

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Make-up and hair styling

"Birds of prey and the fantastic emancipation of a Harley Quinn"


"The Glorias"

"Hillbilly Elegy"

"Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey"

"The little things"

"Ma Rainey's black bottom"


"One night in Miami …"


Music (original score)


"Snowstorm of Souls"

"Da 5 Bloods"

"The Invisible Man"

"Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey"

"The Life Before Us (La Vita Davanti a Se)"

"The little things"


"The midnight sky"



"News from all over the world"



"The Trial of Chicago 7"

Music (original song)

"Turntables" from "All In: The Fight for Democracy"

"See What You Did" from "Belly of the Beast"

"Wuhan Flu" from "Borat Subsequent Movie Film"

"Husavik" from "Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga"

"Never Break" from "Giving Voice"

"Make It Work" from "Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey"

"Fight For You" from "Judas and the Black Messiah"

"Lo Sì (seen)" from "Life ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)"

"Rain Song" by "Minari"

"Show me your soul" from "Mr. soul!"

"Loyal Brave True" by "Mulan"

"Free" from "The One and Only Ivan"

"Speak Now" from "One Night in Miami …"

"Green" from "Sound of Metal"

"Hear My Voice" from "The Trial of the Chicago 7"


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Animated short film


"Genius Loci"

"If something happens I love you"




"The snail and the whale"

"To Gerard"


"Yes people"

Live action short film


"Da Yie"

"Feel through"

"The Human Voice"

"The Kicksled Choir"

"The letter room"

"The gift"

"Two Distant Strangers"

"The Van"

"White eye"

Visual effects

"Birds of prey and the fantastic emancipation of a Harley Quinn"


"Love and monsters"


"The midnight sky"


"The only Ivan"



"Welcome to Chechnya"


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