Awards for 1993

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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Best Director

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Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

WINNER

Howards End: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was not present at the awards ceremony. Co-presenters Anne Bancroft and Dustin Hoffman accepted the award on her behalf.

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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, Sound Effects Editing

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Best Effects, Visual Effects

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Best Makeup

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Best Music, Original Song

WINNER

Aladdin: Alan Menken (music), Tim Rice (lyrics)
For the song "A Whole New World"

NOMINEES

The Mambo Kings: Robert Kraft (music), Arne Glimcher (lyrics)
For the song "Beautiful Maria of My Soul"

Aladdin: Alan Menken (music), Howard Ashman (lyrics)
For the song "Friend Like Me." Howard Ashman's nomination was posthumous.

The Bodyguard: David Foster (music), Linda Thompson (lyrics)
For the song "I Have Nothing"

The Bodyguard: Jud Friedman (music), Allan Dennis Rich (lyrics)
For the song "Run to You"

Best Music, Original Score

WINNER

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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

Indochine
France.

NOMINEES

A Place in the World
Uruguay. [withdrawn: actually Argentina]

Schtonk!
Germany.

Daens
Belgium.

Close to Eden
Russia.

Honorary Award

WINNER

Federico Fellini
In recognition of his cinematic accomplishments that have thrilled and entertained worldwide audiences.

Medal of Commendation

WINNER

Petro Vlahos
In appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

WINNERS


Audrey Hepburn
The award, which was voted prior to her death, was presented posthumously. Her son Sean H. Ferrer accepted the award at the ceremony.

Academy Award of Merit

WINNER

Chadwell O'Connor (O'Connor Engineering Laboratories)
For the concept and engineering of the fluid-damped camera-head for motion picture photography.

Scientific and Engineering Award

WINNERS

Loren Carpenter, Rob Cook, Ed Catmull, Thomas Porter, Pat Hanrahan, Anthony A. Apodaca, Darwyn Peachey
For development of "RenderMan" software providing the means to digitally create scenes or elements that may be composited with other footage.

Claus Wiedemann, Robert Orban (Dolby Laboratories)
For the design (Wiedemann/Orban) and the development, of the Dolby
"Container," a stereo five-band audio processor that limits signals in selected bands, then removes resulting harmonics, allowing creative use of an analog soundtrack with increased dynamic range.

Kenny Bates
For the design and development of the Bates Decelerator System, which provides a means for significantly increasing the safety of very high stunt falls.

Al Mayer, Iain Neil, George Kraemer, Hans Spirawski, Bill Eslick, Don Earl
For camera design (Mayer), the optical design (Kraemer/Spirawski), the opto-mechanical design (Eslick) and the technical support (Earl) in developing the Panavision System 65 Studio Sync Sound Reflex Camera for 65mm motion picture photography.

Douglas Trumbull, Geoffrey Williamson, Robert Auguste, Edmund DiGiulio
For concept, (Trumball), the movement design (Williamson), the electronic design (Auguste) and the camera system (DiGuilio) of the CP-65 Showscan Camera System for 65mm motion picture photography (first modern 65mm camera developed in 25 years).

Otto Blaschek (Arriflex Corp., Engineering department of ARRI, Austria)
For the design and development of the Arriflex 765 Camera System for 65mm motion picture photography.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Ira Tiffen (Tiffen Manufacturing)
For production of the Ultra Contrast Filter Series for motion picture photography, which provides a graded range of contrast reduction filters with excellent consistency over the entire frame area.

Robert R. Burton (Audio Rents Inc.)
For development of the Model S-27 4-Band Splitter/Combiner, a method of processing soundtrack by allowing the sound mixer to work on separate bands of the audio spectrum.

Iain Neil, Kaz Fudano
For optical design (Neil) and mechanical design (Fudano) of the Panavision Slant Focus Lens, which allows for the focus plane to be tipped and rotated so that near and far objects can be simultaneously brought into focus.

Tom Brigham, Douglas Smythe (Computer graphics department of Industrial Light & Magic)
For the original concept and pioneering work (Brigham) and development and first implementation in feature motion pictures of the MORF system for digital metamorphosis of high resolution images. The MORF system made practical the creation of metamorphosis and transformation effects for films.

Gordon E. Sawyer Award

WINNER

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