'HBP' among finalists for 'Oscar' Visual Effects nominations

  January 6, 2010 at 8:00 PM ET
  Jeremy     Yahoo! News (via AP via Yahoo! Malaysia News)
  Harry Potter, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, hbp, Half-Blood Prince, oscar, visual effects, shotlist, academy awards,

Back in December, we told you that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince was on the list of fifteen films in the running to receive the "Best Visual Effects" Oscar at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards.

That list has been shortenedopens in new window to seven, with Half-Blood Prince making the cut. The full list can be viewed below:

  • “Avatar”
  • “District 9”
  • “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”
  • “Star Trek”
  • “Terminator Salvation”
  • “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”
  • “2012”
  • To see the press release of this announcement, click hereopens in new window.

    The nominations will be announced Tuesday, February 2nd at 5:30 am PST. While the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will air March 7, 2010 at 8 PM EST/5 PM PST on ABC.


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