Awards for 1985

Oscar

Best Picture

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Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

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Best Actor in a Supporting Role

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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A Passage to India: Peggy Ashcroft
Peggy Ashcroft was not present at the awards ceremony. Angela Lansbury accepted the award on her behalf.

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

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Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

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Beverly Hills Cop: Daniel Petrie Jr. (screenplay/story), Danilo Bach (story)



Splash: Lowell Ganz (screenplay), Babaloo Mandel (screenplay), Bruce Jay Friedman (screenplay/screen story), Brian Grazer (story)

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

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Best Cinematography

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Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

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Best Costume Design

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Best Sound

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Best Film Editing

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Best Effects, Visual Effects

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Best Makeup

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Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

The Woman in Red: Stevie Wonder
For the song "I Just Called to Say I Love You".

NOMINEES

Against All Odds: Phil Collins
For the song "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)".

Footloose: Kenny Loggins (music), Dean Pitchford (lyric)
For the song "Footloose".

Ghostbusters: Ray Parker Jr.
For the song "Ghostbusters".

Footloose: Tom Snow, Dean Pitchford
For the song "Let's Hear It for the Boy".

Best Music, Original Score

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Best Music, Original Song Score

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Best Short Film, Animated

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Best Short Film, Live Action

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Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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Best Documentary, Features

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Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

Dangerous Moves
Switzerland.

NOMINEES


Camila
Argentina.


Voenno-polevoy roman
Soviet Union.

Special Achievement Award

WINNER

The River: Kay Rose
For sound effects editing.

Honorary Award

WINNERS

James Stewart
For his fifty years of memorable performances,, for his high ideals both on and off the screen, with respect and affection of his colleagues.

(The National Endowment)
For the Arts in recognition of its 20th anniversary and its dedicated commitment to fostering artistic and creative activity and excellence in every area of the arts.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Donald A. Anderson (3M Company), Diana Reiners (3M Company)
For the development of "Cinetrak" Magnetic Film #350/351 for motion picture sound recording.

Barry M. Stultz (Film Processing Corp.), Ruben Avila (Film Processing Corp.), Wes Kennedy (Film Processing Corp.)
For the development of FPC 200 PB Fullcoat Magnetic Film for motion picture sound recording.

Barry M. Stultz (Film Processing Corp.), Ruben Avila (Film Processing Corp.), Wes Kennedy (Film Processing Corp.), John Mosely
For the formulation and application of an improved sound track stripe to 70mm motion picture film (Stultz/Avila/Kennedy) and for the engineering research involved therein (Mosely).

Kenneth Richter (Richter Cine Equipment)
For the design and engineering of the R-2 Auto-Collimator for examining image quality at the focal plane of motion picture camera lenses.

Günther Schaidt (Rosco Laboratories, Inc.)
For the development of an improved, non-toxic fluid for creating fog and smoke for motion picture production.

John Whitney Jr. (Digital Productions, Inc.), Gary Demos (Digital Productions, Inc.)
For the practical simulation of motion picture photography by means of computer-generated images.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Nat Tiffen (Tiffen Manufacturing Corp.)
For the production of high-quality, durable, laminated color filters for motion picture photography.

Don Trumbull (Apogee, Inc.), Jonathan Erland (Apogee, Inc.), Stephen Fog (Apogee, Inc.), Paul Burk (Apogee, Inc.)
For the design and development of the "Blue Max" high-power, blue-flux projector for traveling matte composite photography.

Jonathan Erland (Apogee, Inc.), Robert Bealmear (Apogee, Inc.)
For an innovative design for front projection screens and an improved method for their construction.

Howard Preston (Preston Cinema Systems)
For the design and development of a variable speed control device with automatic exposure compensation for motion picture cameras.

Gordon E. Sawyer Award

WINNER

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