Awards for 1977

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES



Network: Howard Gottfried
'Network' becomes the second film to win three awards for acting, following A Streetcar Named Desire.

Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

Network: Peter Finch
Nomination and award were posthumous. Finch became the first posthumous winner in an acting category. His widow Eletha Finch and screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES




Rocky: Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Stallone becomes the third person to be nominated for both acting and writing in the same year, following Charles Chaplin for The Great Dictator and Orson Welles for Citizen Kane.

Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEES




Seven Beauties: Lina Wertmüller
Lina Wertmüller becomes the first woman to be nominated for Best Director.

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

NOMINEES

Cousin cousine: Jean-Charles Tacchella (screenplay/story), Danièle Thompson (adaptation)



Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Costume Design

WINNER

Fellini's Casanova: Danilo Donati
Danilo Donati was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Tamara Dobson accepted the award on his behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Sound

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

A Star Is Born: Barbra Streisand (music), Paul Williams (lyrics)
For the song "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)"

NOMINEES

The Omen: Jerry Goldsmith
For the song "Ave Satani"

The Pink Panther Strikes Again: Henry Mancini (music), Don Black (lyrics)
For the song "Come to Me"

Rocky: Bill Conti (music), Carol Connors (lyrics), Ayn Robbins (lyrics)
For the song "Gonna Fly Now"

Half a House: Sammy Fain (music), Paul Francis Webster (lyrics)
For the song "A World that Never Was"

Best Music, Original Score

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Film, Animated

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Film, Live Action

WINNER

NOMINEES

Kudzu: Marjie Short (as Marjorie Anne Short)



Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES


Jacob the Liar
East Germany

Noce i dnie
Poland

Special Achievement Award

WINNERS


Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

(Consolidated Film Industries, Barnebey-Cheney Co.)
For the development of a system for the recovery of film-cleaning solvent vapors in a motion-picture laboratory.

William L. Graham (Technicolor), Manfred G. Michelson (Technicolor), Geoffrey F. Norman (Technicolor), Siegfried Seibert (Technicolor)
For the development and engineering of a continuous, high-speed, Color Motion Picture Printing System.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Fred Bartscher (Kollmorgen Corp.), Glenn Berggren (Schneider Corp.)
For the design and development of a single-lens magnifier for motion-picture projection lenses.

(Panavision, Inc.)
For the design and development of super-speed lenses for motion-picture photography.

Hiroshi Suzukawa (Canon), Wilton R. Holm (AMPTP Motion Picture and Television Research Center)
For the design and development of super-speed lenses for motion-picture photography.

(Carl Zeiss Co.)
For the design and development of super-speed lenses for motion-picture photography.

(Photo Research Division of Kollmorgen Corp.)
For the engineering and manufacture of the spectra TriColor Meter.

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