Awards for 1986

Oscar

Best Picture

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

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Best Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

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Best Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

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Best Actress in a Supporting Role

WINNER

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Best Director

WINNER

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Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

Witness: Earl W. Wallace (screenplay/story), William Kelley (screenplay/story), Pamela Wallace (story)

NOMINEES




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 Effects, Sound Effects Editing

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Effects, Visual Effects

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Makeup

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

White Nights: Lionel Richie
For the song "Say You, Say Me".

NOMINEES

The Color Purple: Quincy Jones (music/lyrics), Rod Temperton (music/lyrics), Lionel Richie (lyrics)
For the song "Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)".

Back to the Future: Chris Hayes (music), Johnny Colla (music), Huey Lewis (lyrics)
For the song "The Power of Love".

White Nights: Stephen Bishop
For the song "Separate Lives (Love Theme from White Nights)".

A Chorus Line: Marvin Hamlisch (music), Ed Kleban (lyrics)
For the song "Surprise, Surprise".

Best Music, Original Score

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Short Film, Animated

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Short Film, Live Action

WINNER

NOMINEES


Best Documentary, Short Subjects

WINNER

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Best Documentary, Features

WINNER

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Best Foreign Language Film

WINNER

NOMINEES

Angry Harvest
West Germany

Colonel Redl
Hungary


Honorary Award

WINNERS

Paul Newman
In recognition of his many and memorable and compelling screen performances and for his personal integrity and dedication to his craft.
Paul Newman was not present at the awards ceremony. He gave his acceptance speech via satellite from Chicago.

Alex North
In recognition of his brilliant artistry in the creation of memorable music for a host of distinguished motion pictures.

Medal of Commendation

WINNER

John H. Whitney Sr.
For cinematic pioneering.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNER

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER


Not awarded.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Ron Grant (inventor), Richard Grant (programmer, inventor) (Auricle Control Systems (Software company))

(Imax Systems Corp.)
For a method of filming and exhibiting high-fidelity, large-format wide-angle motion pictures.

Ernst F. Nettman (E.F. Nettman & Associates), Edward Phillips (Matthews Studio Equipment, Inc.), Carlos DeMattos (Matthews Studio Equipment, Inc.)
For the invention (Nettman) and the development (Phillips/DeMattos) of the CamRemote for motion picture photography.

Myron Gordin (Musco Mobile Lighting, Ltd.), Joe P. Crookham (Musco Mobile Lighting, Ltd.), Jim Drost (Musco Mobile Lighting, Ltd.), David Crookham (Musco Mobile Lighting, Ltd.)
For the invention of a method of transporting adjustable, high-intensity Luminaires and their application to the motion picture industry.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

David W. Spencer
For the development of an Animation Photo Transfer (APT) process.

(Harrison & Harrison, Optical Engineers)
For the invention and development of Harrison Diffusion Filters for motion picture photography.

Larry Barton (Cinematography Electronics, Inc.)
For a precision speed, crystal-controlled device for motion picture photography.

Alan Landaker (Burbank Studios)
For the Mark III Camera Drive for motion picture photography.

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