Honorary and Other Awards:
Special Achievement Awards:
Sound Effects Editing: Stephen H. Flick, John Pospisil for Robocop
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Billy Wilder.
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: None.
Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Fred Hynes.
Academy Award of Merit (statuette):
Scientific and Engineering Award (plaque):
Bernard Kuhl and Werner Block and to the OSRAM GmbH Research and Development Department for the invention and the continuing improvement of the OSRAM HMI light source for motion picture photography.
Willie Burth and Kinotone Corp. for the invention and development of the Non-rewind Platter System for motion picture presentations.
Montage Group, Ltd. for the development, and to Ronald C. Barker and Chester L. Schuler for the invention, of the Montage Picture Processor electronic film editing system.
Colin F. Mossman and Rank Film Laboratories' Development Group for creating a fully-automated handling system for improving productivity of high speed film processing.
Eastman Kodak for the development of Eastman Color High Speed Daylight Negative Film 5297/7297.
Eastman Kodak for the development of Eastman Color High Speed SA Negative Film 5295 for blue-screen traveling matte photography.
Fritz Gabriel Bauer for the invention and development of the improved features of the Moviecam Camera System.
Zoran Perisic of Courier Films Ltd. for the Zoptic dual-zoom front projection system for visual effects photography.
Carl Zeiss Company for the design and development of a series of super-speed lenses for motion picture photography
Technical Achievement Award (Academy certificate):
Ioan Allen of Dolby Laboratories, Inc. for the Cat. 43 playback-only noise reduction unit and its practical application to motion picture sound recordings.
John Eppolito, Wally Gentleman, William Mesa, Les Paul Robley, and Geoffrey H. Williamson for refinement to a dual-screen, front-projection image-compositing system.
Jan Jacobsen for the application of a dual-screen, front-projection system to motion picture special effects photography.
Thaine Morris and Davis Pier for the development of the DSC Spark Devices for motion picture special effects.
Tadeusz Krzanowski of Industrial Light and Magic, Inc. for the development of a Wire Rig Model Support Mechanism used to control the movements of miniatures in special effects.
Dan C. Norris and Tim Cook of Norris Film Products for the development of a single-frame exposure system for motion picture photography.