Awards for 2008

Oscar

Best Motion Picture of the Year

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Best Achievement in Directing

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Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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Ratatouille: Brad Bird (screenplay/story), Jan Pinkava (story), Jim Capobianco (story)

Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Best Achievement in Cinematography

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Best Achievement in Art Direction

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American Gangster: Arthur Max (art director), Beth A. Rubino (set decorator)

Atonement: Sarah Greenwood (art director), Katie Spencer (set decorator)

The Golden Compass: Dennis Gassner (art director), Anna Pinnock (set decorator)

There Will Be Blood: Jack Fisk (art director), Jim Erickson (set decorator)

Best Achievement in Costume Design

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Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

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Best Achievement in Film Editing

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No Country for Old Men: Ethan Coen (as Roderick Jaynes), Joel Coen (as Roderick Jaynes)


Best Achievement in Sound Editing

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Best Achievement in Visual Effects

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Best Achievement in Makeup

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Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

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Once: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová
For the song "Falling Slowly".

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August Rush: Jamal Joseph, Charles Mack, Tevin Thomas
For the song "Raise It Up".

Enchanted: Alan Menken (music), Stephen Schwartz (lyrics)
For the song "Happy Working Song".

Enchanted: Alan Menken (music), Stephen Schwartz (lyrics)
For the song "So Close".

Enchanted: Alan Menken (music), Stephen Schwartz (lyrics)
For the song "That's How You Know".

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original 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 of the Year

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Beaufort
Israel.


Katyn
Poland.

12
Russia.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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Honorary Award

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Robert F. Boyle
In recognition of one of cinema's great careers in art direction.

Medal of Commendation

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Academy Award of Merit

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(Eastman Kodak)
For the development of photographic emulsion technologies incorporated into the Kodak Vision2 family of color negative films.

Scientific and Engineering Award

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Doug Roble, Nafees Bin Zafar, Ryo Sakaguchi
For the development of the fluid simulation system at Digital Domain.

Nick Rasmussen, Ronald Fedkiw, Frank Losasso Petterson
For the development of the Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) fluid simulation system.

Technical Achievement Award

WINNERS

Christien Tinsley
For the creation of the transfer techniques for creating and applying 2D and 3D makeup known as "Tinsley Transfers".

Jörg Pöhler (OTTEC Technology GmbH), Rüdiger Kleinke (OTTEC Technology GmbH)
For the design and development of the battery-operated series of fog machines known as "Tiny Foggers".

Sebastian Cramer, Andreas Dasser (P&S Technik GmbH)
For the invention and general design (Cramer) and for the mechanical design (Dasser, head of development at P&S Technik GmbH) of the Skater Dolly and its family of products.

Víctor González, Ignacio Vargas, Ángel Tena
For the creation of the RealFlow software application.

Jonathan Cohen, Jerry Tessendorf, Jeroen Molemaker, Michael Kowalski
For the development of the system of fluid dynamics tools at Rhythm & Hues.

Duncan Brinsmead, Jos Stam, Julia Pakalns, Martin Werner
For the design and implementation of the Maya Fluid Effects system.

Stephan Trojansky, Thomas Ganshorn, Oliver Pilarski
For the development of the Flowline fluid effects system.

Gordon E. Sawyer Award

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