The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 10 finalists for the VFX Oscar that will participate in the annual “bake off” to determine the 2017 nominees.

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On Dec. 2 AMPAS announced 20 films that were officially in the running.  Now the field has been cut in half. Missing from the shorter list are notable contenders “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Deadpool” “Alice Through The Looking Glass,” “Independence Day: Resurgence,” “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children,” “Star Trek Beyond,” “Suicide Squad,” “Sully,” “X-Men: Apocalypse” and “Warcraft.” The latter is particularly surprising as many believed it was a lock for a nomination overall.

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Here are the 10 films that will participate in the “back off” presentation for the Visual Effects branch on Jan. 7. Each film will have the opportunity to show 10-minute excerpts to the voting committee.

“Arrival”
“The BFG”
“Captain America: Civil War”
“Deepwater Horizon”
“Doctor Strange”
“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
“The Jungle Book”
“Kubo and the Two Strings”
“Passengers”
“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”

It’s worth noting that if “Kubo” is still in the running to be the first picture to be nominated for both a VFX Oscar and a Best Animated Feature Oscar.

The nominees for the 89th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24. The 89th Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, Feb. 26.