The week keeps on getting better for James Cameron's 'Avatar.'

The sci-fi epic, which just passed the $500 million mark at the box-office, picked up a whopping 11 nominations from the Visual Effects Society on Monday, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Among the nominations it received included Best Visual Effects in an Effects-Driven Motion Picture, where it will square off against '2012,' 'District 9,' 'Star Trek' and 'Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen.'
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