With so many amazing sci-fi films produced during 2014, the Academy had plenty of options to choose from. But space operas and comic book films reigned supreme in one of my favorite categories.
Winner: Interstellar (Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick)
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist)
Guardians of the Galaxy (Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould)
X-Men: Days of Future Past (Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer)