Awards for 1994
Niki Marvin THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Robert Redford, Michael Jacobs, Julian Krainin, Michael Nozik QUIZ SHOW
Lawrence Bender PULP FICTION
Duncan Kenworthy FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL
* Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey FORREST GUMP
John Travolta PULP FICTION
Paul Newman NOBODY'S FOOL
Nigel Hawthorne THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
Morgan Freeman THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
* Tom Hanks FORREST GUMP
Susan Sarandon THE CLIENT
Winona Ryder LITTLE WOMEN
Miranda Richardson TOM & VIV
Jodie Foster NELL
* Jessica Lange BLUE SKY
Gary Sinise FORREST GUMP
Paul Scofield QUIZ SHOW
Chazz Palminteri BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Samuel L. Jackson PULP FICTION
* Martin Landau ED WOOD
Jennifer Tilly BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Uma Thurman PULP FICTION
Helen Mirren THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
Rosemary Harris TOM & VIV
* Dianne Wiest BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
Krzysztof Kieslowski RED
Robert Redford QUIZ SHOW
Quentin Tarantino PULP FICTION
Woody Allen BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
* Robert Zemeckis FORREST GUMP
Writing - Screenplay (Written Directly For The Screen)
Krzysztof Piesiewicz, Krzysztof Kieslowski RED
Frances Walsh, Peter Jackson HEAVENLY CREATURES
Richard Curtis FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL
Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
* Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary PULP FICTION
Writing - Screenplay (Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)
Frank Darabont THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Paul Attanasio QUIZ SHOW
Robert Benton NOBODY'S FOOL
Alan Bennett THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
* Eric Roth FORREST GUMP
Owen Roizman WYATT EARP
Roger Deakins THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Piotr Sobocinski RED
Don Burgess FORREST GUMP
* John Toll LEGENDS OF THE FALL
Lilly Kilvert - Art Direction, Dorree Cooper - Set Decoration LEGENDS OF THE FALL
Dante Ferretti - Art Direction, Francesca Lo Schiavo - Set Decoration INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
Rick Carter - Art Direction, Nancy Haigh - Set Decoration FORREST GUMP
Santo Loquasto - Art Direction, Susan Bode - Set Decoration BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
* Ken Adam - Art Direction, Carolyn Scott - Set Decoration THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE
Robert Litt, Elliot Tyson, Michael Herbick, Willie Burton THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Paul Massey, David Campbell, Christopher David, Douglas Ganton LEGENDS OF THE FALL
Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands, William B. Kaplan FORREST GUMP
Donald O. Mitchell, Michael Herbick, Frank A. Montano, Arthur Rochester CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
* Gregg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Bob Beemer, David MacMillan SPEED
Randy Newman - Music & Lyrics THE PAPER, "Make Up Your Mind"
Carole Bayer Sager, James Newton Howard, James Ingram, Patty Smyth JUNIOR, "Look What Love Has Done"
Elton John - Music, Tim Rice - Lyrics THE LION KING, "Hakuna Matata"
Elton John - Music, Tim Rice - Lyrics THE LION KING, "Circle of Life"
* Elton John - Music, Tim Rice - Lyrics THE LION KING, "Can You Feel the Love Tonight"
Music - Original Score
Thomas Newman THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Thomas Newman LITTLE WOMEN
Elliot Goldenthal INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE
Alan Silvestri FORREST GUMP
* Hans Zimmer THE LION KING
John Wright SPEED
Richard Francis-Bruce THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
Sally Menke PULP FICTION
Frederick Marx, Steve James, William Haugse HOOP DREAMS
* Arthur Schmidt FORREST GUMP
Moidele Bickel QUEEN MARGOT
April Ferry MAVERICK
Colleen Atwood LITTLE WOMEN
Jeffrey Kurland BULLETS OVER BROADWAY
* Lizzy Gardiner, Tim Chappel THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
Daniel Parker, Paul Engelen, Carol Hemming MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN
Daniel C. Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore, Judith A. Cory FORREST GUMP
* Rick Baker, Ve Neill, Yolanda Toussieng ED WOOD
John Bruno, Thomas L. Fisher, Jacques Stroweis, Patrick McClung TRUE LIES
Scott Squires, Steve Williams, Tom Bertino, John Farhat THE MASK
* Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum, Allen Hall FORREST GUMP
Sound Effects Editing
Gloria S. Borders, Randy Thom FORREST GUMP
Bruce Stambler, John Leveque CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER
* Stephen Hunter Flick SPEED
Short Films - Animated Short
Erica Russell TRIANGLE
Michael Dudok de Wit THE MONK AND THE FISH
Vanessa Schwartz THE JANITOR
Tim Watts, David Stoten THE BIG STORY
* Alison Snowden, David Fine BOB'S BIRTHDAY
Short Films - Live Action
Paul Unwin, Nick Vivian SYRUP
JoBeth Williams, Michele McGuire ON HOPE
Sean Astin, Christine Astin KANGAROO COURT
* Peggy Rajski, Randy Stone TREVOR
* Peter Capaldi, Ruth Kenley-Letts FRANZ KAFKA'S "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE"
Documentary Short Subject
Dee Mosbacher, Frances Reid STRAIGHT FROM THE HEART
Robert Richter SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS ASSASSINS
Marcel Lozinski 89MM OD EUROPY
Vince DiPersio, William Guttentag BLUES HIGHWAY
* Charles Guggenheim A TIME FOR JUSTICE
Jean Bach A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM
Connie Field, Marilyn Mulford FREEDOM ON MY MIND
Charles Guggenheim D-DAY REMEMBERED
Deborah Hoffmann COMPLAINTS OF A DUTIFUL DAUGHTER
* Freida Lee Mock, Terry Sanders MAYA LIN: A STRONG CLEAR VISION
Foreign Language Film
STRAWBERRY AND CHOCOLATE (Cuba)
EAT DRINK MAN WOMAN (Taiwan)
BEFORE THE RAIN (Macedonia)
* BURNT BY THE SUN (Russia)
The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Clint Eastwood for a consistently high quality of motion Picture production.
The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
Quincy Jones for his humanitarian efforts.
The Gordon E. Sawyer Award
No award given for 1994.
Honorary and Other Awards
Michelangelo Antonioni in recognition of his place as one of the cinema's master visual stylists. Winner presented a Statuette.
No award given for 1994.
Academy Award of Merit (Statuette)
Eastman Kodak Co. for the development of the EXR Color Intermediate Film 5244.
Petro Vlahos, Paul Vlahos for the concept and development of the Ultimatte Electronic Blue Screen Compositing Process.
Scientific and Engineering Award (Plaque)
George Sauve, Bill Bishop, Arpag Dadourian, Ray Feeney, Richard Patterson for the Cinefusion software implementaion of the Ultimatte Blue Screen Compositing technology.
Lincoln Hu & Michael MacKenzie (Industrial Light and Magic), Glenn Kennel & Mike Davis (Eastman Kodak) for their joint development work on a linear array CCD (Charge Coupled Device) film input scanning system. Film input scanning systems are utilized to convert motion Picture sequences into digital data that can be later used for post-production manipulation, enhancement, compositing, and Visual Effects.
Ray Feeney & Will McCown & Bill Bishop (RFX Inc.), Les Dittert (Pacific Data Images) for their development work with area array CCD film input scanning systems.
Gary Demos & Dan Cameron (Information Intl.), David DiFrancesco & Gary Starkweather (Pixar), Scott Squires (Industrial Light and Magic) for their pioneering work in the field of film input scanning used extensively in special and Visual Effects.
Iain Neil, Al Saiki, Panavision International, L.P. for the design and development of the Panavision 11:1 Primo Zoom Lens for motion Picture photography.
William Warner, Eric C. Peters, Michael E. Phillips, Tom A. Ohanian, Patrick D. O'Connor, Joe H. Rice for the concept, design, and engineering of the Avid Film Composer, a computer used to edit films.
Paul Bamborough, Nick Pollack, Arthur Wright, Neil Harris, Duncan MacLean for the concept and development of the digital Lightworks Editor for motion Pictures.
James Ketcham (Jsk Engineering) for the concept and design of MC211 microprocessor-based motion controller for synchronizing sprocketed film with time-code based machines. The MC211 is a smart controller that can drive different makes of film machines at several common frame rates, synchronize them to a variety of references and is able to interface with time code machines and other microprocessors.
Technical Achievement Award (Certificate)
Audio Tracks Inc.for the design and development of the Advanced Data Encoding System, which creates an encoded time-code track to help Sound editors automatically synchronize Soundtracks with film.
Colin Broad (CB Electronics) for the design and development of the Edit Decision List, which creates an encoded time-code track and database during initial transfer of production Sound dailies.
B. Russell Hessey (Special Effects Spectacular, Inc.), Vincent T. Kelton, George Jackman (De La Mare Engineering Inc.) for the design and pyrotechnic development of a non-gun safety blank firing system.
Emanuel Previnaire for developing the Flying-Cam-a tiny motion Picture camera on a remote-controlled miniature helicopter.
Jacques Sax (Sonosax) for the design and development of a high quality, battery-powered portable audio mixer called Sonosax SX-S.
Dieter Sturm (Sturm's Special Effects Intl.) for creating an environmentally safe biodegradable fake snow called Bio-Snow 2 Flake.
David A. Addleman, Lloyd A. Addleman for the development of Cyberware 3030 3-D Digitizer, using laser and video technology to capture the shape and color of an object in three dimensions.
Mark R. Schneider, Herbert R. Jones, Christopher D. Conover, John R.B. Brown for the development of the Polhemus 3 Space Digitizing System. The system can take 3-D measurements from a static object in order to construct a computer database from a complex real-world object.
Jack C. Smith, Michael Crichton, Emil Safier for pioneering computerized motion Picture budgeting and scheduling.
Stephen Greenfield & Chris Huntley (Screenplay Systems) for development of the Scriptor software program, which assists writers by automatically formatting their work into Screenplay page layouts.
Frieder Hochheim, Gary Swink, Joe Zhou, Don Northrop for the development of the Kino Flo Portable, flicker free, high-output fluorescent lighting system used to illuminate film sets without the heat or bulk of regular lighting.
Clay Davis & John Carter (Todd-AO) for pioneering a computer-controlled list management version of automated dialogue replacement technology.
Stephen W. Potter, John B. Asman, Charles Pell & Richard Larson (LarTec Systems) for advancements and refinements in a plug and go computer-controlled automated-dialogue replacement system.
Art Fritzen (California Fritzen Propeller Co.) as designer and sole manufacturer of the eight-bladed ritter fan propeller, creating a quiet wind machine for use in motion Pictures.
Mike Boudry (Computer Film Co.) for his pioneering efforts in the area of film input scanning, changing filmed sequences into digital data.