The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that seven films remain in competition for achievement in makeup for the 79th Academy Awards.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:



Pan's Labyrinth

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

The Prestige

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

X-Men: The Last Stand

On Saturday, January 20, the Academy's Makeup Award Nominating Committee will view ten minutes of excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for Oscar consideration.

Nominations for the 79th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2007, at 5:30 a.m. PST in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2006 will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST), beginning with a half-hour arrivals segment, The Road to the Oscars.