The International Press Academy has recently announced their nominees and three ILM projects have been selected for Best Visual Effects: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World. Also nominated are The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, The Last Samurai and Kill Bill: Vol. 1.
Director Jim Cameron will also be bestowed with the Nikola Tesla award in recognition of visionary achievements in the world of digital technology and sound. (George Lucas was the first recipient last year). You can see the list of nominees here:
Thanks to vfx fan for the heads up.