Awards for 2000

Chocolat (Prods: David Brown, Kit Golden, Leslie Holleran)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Prods: Bill Kong, Hsu Li Kong, Ang Lee)
Erin Brockovich (Prods: Danny DeVito, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher)
*Gladiator (Prods: Douglas Wick, David Franzoni, Branko Lustig)
Traffic (Prods: Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz, Laura Bickford)

Stephen Daldry - Billy Elliot
Ang Lee - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Steven Soderbergh - Erin Brockovich
Ridley Scott - Gladiator
Steven Soderbergh - Traffic

Javier Bardem - Before Night Falls
*Russell Crowe - Gladiator
Tom Hanks - Cast Away
Ed Harris - Pollock
Geoffrey Rush - Quills

Joan Allen - The Contender
Juliette Binoche - Chocoloat
Ellen Burstyn - Requiem For A Dream
Laura Linney - You Can Count On Me
*Julia Roberts - Erin Brockovich

Jeff Bridges - The Contender
Willem Dafoe - Shadow Of The Vampire
*Benicio Del Toro - Traffic
Albert Finney - Erin Brockovich
Joaquin Phoenix - Gladiator

Judi Dench - Chocolat
*Marcia Gay Harden - Pollock
Kate Hudson - Almost Famous
Frances McDormand - Almost Famous
Julie Walters - Billy Elliot

Chocolat - Robert Nelson Jacobs
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Wang Hui Ling, James Schamus, Tsai Kuo Jung
O Brother, Where Art Thou? - Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
*Traffic - Stephen Gaghan
Wonder Boys - Steve Kloves

Almost Famous - Cameron Crowe
Billy Elliot - Lee Hall
Erin Brockovich - Susannah Grant
Gladiator - David Franzoni, John Logan, William Nicholson
You Can Count On Me - Kenneth Lonergan

Amores Perros - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Mexico
*Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Ang Lee, Taiwan
Divided We Fall - Jan Hrebejk, Czech Republic
Everybody Famous! - Dominique Deruddere, Belgium
The Taste Of Others - Agnes Jaoui, France

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Tim Yip
Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas - Michael Corenblith (Art Direction), Merideth Boswell (Set Decoration)
Gladiator - Arthur Max (Art Direction), Crispian Sallis (Set Decoration)
Quills - Martin Childs (Art Direction), Jill Quertier (Set Decoration)
Vatel - Jean Rabasse (Art Direction), Francoise Benoit-Fresco (Set Decoration)

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Peter Pau
Gladiator - John Mathieson
Malena - Lajos Koltai
O Brother, Where Are Thou? - Roger Deakins
The Patriot - Caleb Deschanel

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Tim Yip
Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas - Rita Ryack
*Gladiator - Janty Yates
102 Dalmatians- Anthony Powell
Quills - Jacqueline West

Into The Arms Of Strangers: Stories Of The Kindertransport - Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer
Legacy - Tod Lending
Long Night's Journey Into Day - Frances Reid and Deborah Hoffmann
Scottsboro: An American Tragedy - Barak Goodman and Daniel Anker
Sound And Fury - Josh Aronson and Roger Weisberg

Big Mama - Tracy Seretean
Curtain Call - Chuck Braverman and Steve Kalafer
Dolphins - Greg MacGillivray and Alec Lorimore
The Man On Lincoln's Nose - Daniel Raim
On Tiptoe: Gentel Steps To Freedom - Eric Simonson and Leelai Demoz

Almost Famous - Joe Hutshing, Saar Klein
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Tim Squyres
Gladiator - Pietro Scalia
*Traffic - Stephen Mirrione
Wonder Boys - Dede Allen

The Cell - Michele Burke, Edouard Henriques
*Dr Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas - Rick Baker, Gail Ryan
Shadow Of The Vampire - Ann Buchanan, Amber Sibley

Chocolat - Rachel Portman
*Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Tan Dun
Gladiator - Hans Zimmer
Malena - Ennio Morricone
The Patriot - John Williams

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
"A Love Before Time"
Music by Jorge Calandrelli and Tan Dun; Lyric by James Schamus

Dancer In The Dark
"I've Seen It All"
Music by Bjork; Lyric by Lars von Trier and Sjon Sigurdsson

The Emperor's New Groove
"My Funny Friend and Me"
Music by Sting and David Hartley; Lyric by Sting

Meet The Parents
"A Fool In Love"
Music and Lyric by Randy Newman


Wonder Boys
"Things Have Changed"
Music and Lyric by Bob Dylan

Father And Daughter - Michael Dudok de Wit
The Periwig-Maker - Steffen Schäffler and Annette Schäffler
Rejected - Don Hertzfeldt

By Courier - Peter Riegert and Ericka Frederick
One Day Crossing - Joan Stein and Christina Lazaridi
*Quiero Ser (I Want To Be…) - Florian Gallenberger
Seraglio - Gail Lerner and Colin Campbell
A Soccer Story - Paulo Machline

Cast Away - Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands and William B. Kaplan
*Gladiator - Scott Millan, Bob Beemer and Ken Weston
The Patiot - Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell and Lee Orloff
The Perfect Storm - John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, David Campbell and Keith A. Wester
U-571 - Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Rick Kline and Ivan Sharrock

Space Cowboys - Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
*U-571 - Jon Johnson

Gladiator - John Nelson, Neil Corbould, Tim Burke and Rob Harvey
Hollow Man - Scott E. Anderson, Craig Hayes, Scott Stokdyk and Stan Parks
The Perfect Storm - Stefen Fangmeier, Habib Zargarpour, John Frazier and Walt Conti

Irving G. Thalberg Award:
Dino De Laurentiis

Gordon E. Saywer Award:
Irwin W. Young

Honorary Academy Award:
Jack Cardiff
Ernest Lehman

Academy Award of Merit
(Oscar Statuette)

To Rob Cook, Loren Carpenter and Ed Catmull for their significant advancements to the field of motion picture rendering as exemplified in Pixar's "Renderman."

Their broad professional influence in the industry has inspired and continues to inspire and contribute to the advancement of computer-generated imagery for motion pictures.

Scientific and Engineering Awards
(Academy Plaques)

To AKAI Digital for the design and development of the DD8 Plus digital audio dubber specifically designed for the motion picture industry.

To Fairlight for the design and development of the DaD digital audio dubber specifically designed for the motion picture industry.

To Advanced Digital Systems Group (ADSG) for the design and development of the Sony DADR 5000 digital audio dubber specifically designed for the motion picture industry.

To Timeline, Incorporated for the design and development of the MMR 8 digital audio dubber specifically designed for the motion picture industry.

To Joe Wary, Gerald Painter and Colin F. Mossman for the design and development of the Deluxe Laboratories Multi Roller Film Transport System.

To Alvah J. Miller and Paul Johnson of Lynx Robotics for the electronic and software design of the Lynx C-50 Camera Motor System.

To Al Mayer, Sr. and Al Mayer, Jr., for the mechanical design, Iain Neil for the optical design and Brian Dang for the electronic design of the Panavision Millennium XL Camera System.

Technical Achievement Awards
(Academy Certificates)

To Vic Armstrong for the refinement and application to the film industry of the Fan Descender for accurately and safely arresting the descent of stunt persons in high freefalls.

To Bill Tondreau of Kuper Systems, Alvah J. Miller and Paul Johnson of Lynx Robotics, and David Stump of Visual Effects Rental Services for the conception, design and development of data capture systems that enable superior accuracy, efficiency and economy in the creation of composite imagery.

To Leonard Pincus, Ashot Nalbandyan, George Johnson and Tom Kong for the design and development of the Softsun low pressure xenon long-arc light sources, their power supplies and fixtures.

To Glenn Berggren for the concept, Horst Linge for research and development, and Wolfgang Reineke for the final design and production of the Isco-Optic lenses for motion picture projection.

To Udo Schauss and Karl Lenhardt for the optical design, and Ralf Linn and Norbert Brinker for the mechanical design of the Schneider Super Cinelux lenses for motion picture projection.

To Philip Greenstreet of Rosco Laboratories for the concept and development of the Roscolight Day/Night Backdrop.

To Venkat Krishnamurthy for the creation of the Paraform Software for 3D Digital Form Development.

To George Borshukov, Kim Libreri and Dan Piponi for the development of a system for image-based rendering allowing choreographed camera movements through computer graphic reconstructed sets.

To John Pytlak for the development of the Laboratory Aim Density (LAD) system.

Bonner Medal:
N. Paul Kenworthy Jr.