Awards for 1981

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

NOMINEES




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




Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

NOMINEES

Brubaker: W.D. Richter (screenplay/story), Arthur A. Ross (story)



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

NOMINEES




Best Sound

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Film Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Fame: Michael Gore (music), Dean Pitchford (lyrics)
For the song "Fame"

NOMINEES

Nine to Five: Dolly Parton
For the song "Nine to Five"

Honeysuckle Rose: Willie Nelson
For the song "On the Road Again"

Fame: Michael Gore (music), Lesley Gore (lyrics)
For the song "Out Here on My Own"

The Competition: Lalo Schifrin (music), Will Jennings (lyrics)
For the song "People Alone"

Best Music, Original Score

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Film, Animated

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Film, Live Action

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES

Bizalom
Hungary

Kagemusha
Japan


El nido
Spain

Special Achievement Award

WINNER

Honorary Award

WINNER

Henry Fonda
The consummate actor, in recognition of his brilliant accomplishments and enduring contribution to the art of motion pictures.

Medal of Commendation

WINNER

Fred Hynes
In appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER

Linwood G. Dunn, Cecil Love (Acme Tool Manufacturing Co.)
For the concept, engineering and development of the Acme-Dunn Optical Printer for motion picture special effects.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Jean-Marie Lavalou (Samuelson Alga Cinema S.A./Samuelson Film Service, Ltd.), Alain Masseron (Samuelson Alga Cinema S.A./Samuelson Film Service, Ltd.), David Samuelson (Samuelson Alga Cinema S.A./Samuelson Film Service, Ltd.)
For the engineering and development of the Louma Camera Crane and remote control system for motion picture production.

Edward B. Krause (Filmline Corp.)
For the engineering and manufacture of the micro-demand drive for continuous motion picture film processors.

Ross Taylor
For the concept and development of a system of air guns for propelling objects used in special effects motion picture production.

Bernhard Kuhl (OSRAM GmbH), Werner Block (OSRAM GmbH)
For the progressive engineering and manufacture of the OSRAM HMI light source for motion picture color photography.

David Grafton
For the optical design and engineering of a telecentric anamorphic lens for motion picture optical effects printers.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

(Carter Equipment Co., Inc.)
For the development of a continuous contact, total immersion, additive color motion picture printer.

(Hollywood Film Co.)
For the development of a continuous contact, total immersion, additive color motion picture printer.

(Andre DeBrie S.A.)
For the development of a continuous contact, total immersion, additive color motion picture printer.

Charles Vaughn (Cinetron Computer Systems, Inc.), Eugene Nottingham (Cinetron Computer Systems, Inc.)
For the development of a versatile general purpose computer system for animation and optical effects motion picture photography.

John W. Lang (Bell and Howell Company), Walter Hrastnik (Bell and Howell Company), Charles J. Watson (Bell and Howell Company)
For the development and manufacture of a modular continuous contact motion picture film printer.

Worth Baird (LaVezzi Machine Works, Inc.)
For the advanced design and manufacture of a film sprocket for motion picture projectors.

Peter Regla (Elicon), Dan Slater (Elicon)
For the development of a follow-focus system for motion picture optical effects printers and animation stands.

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