Awards Central

Awards for 2015

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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Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Best Achievement in Cinematography

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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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Best Achievement in Sound Editing

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Best Achievement in Visual Effects

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Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling

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Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

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Selma: Common (as Lonnie Lynn), John Legend (as John Stephens)
Song: "Glory"

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The Lego Movie: Shawn Patterson
Song: "Everything is Awesome"

Beyond the Lights: Diane Warren
Song: "Grateful"

Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me: Glen Campbell, Julian Raymond
Song: "I'm Not Gonna Miss You"

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 Subject

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Best Documentary, Feature

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Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

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Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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Best Achievement in Production Design

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The Grand Budapest Hotel: Adam Stockhausen (production design), Anna Pinnock (set decoration)

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The Imitation Game: Maria Djurkovic (production design), Tatiana Macdonald (set decoration)

Interstellar: Nathan Crowley (production design), Gary Fettis (set decoration)

Into the Woods: Dennis Gassner (production design), Anna Pinnock (set decoration)

Mr. Turner: Suzie Davies (production design), Charlotte Watts (set decoration)

Award of Commendation

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Steven Tiffen, Jeff Cohen, Michael Fecik
For their pioneering work in developing dye-based filters that reduce IR contamination when neutral density filters are used with digital cameras.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

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Academy Award of Merit

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Larry Hornbeck
For the invention of digital micromirror technology as used in DLP Cinema projection.

Scientific and Engineering Award

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Lain Neil, Andre de Winter
To Lain Neil for the optical design, and to Andre de Winter for the mechanical design, of the Leica Summilux-C series of lenses.

Brad Walker, D. Scott Dewald, Bill Werner, Greg Pettitt, Frank Poradish
For their contributions furthering the design and refinement of the Texas Instruments DLP Cinema projection technology, whose high level of performance enabled color-accurate digital intermediate preview and motion picture theatrical presentation.

Ichiro Tsutsui, Masahiro Take, Mitsuyasu Tamura, Mitsuru Asano
For the development of the Sony BVM-E Series Professional OLED Master Monitor.

John Frederick, Bob Myers, Karl Rasche, Tom Lianza
For the development of the HP DreamColor LP2480zx Professional Display.

Technical Achievement Award

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Peter Braun
For the concept and development of the MAT-Towercam Twin Peek, a portable, remote-controlled, telescoping column that smoothly positions a camera up to 24 feet vertically.

Robert Nagle, Allan Padelford
For The Biscuit Jr. self-propelled, high-performance, drivable camera and vehicle platform.

Cary Phillips, Nicolas Popravka, Philip Peterson, Colette Mullenhoff
For the architecture, development and creation of the artist-driven interface of the ILM Shape Sculpting System.

Dan Piponi, Kim Libreri, George Borshukov
For their pioneering work in the development of Universal Capture at ESC Entertainment.

Marco Revelant, Alasdair Coull, Shane Cooper
To Marco Revelant for the original concepts and artistic vision, and to Alasdair Coull and Shane Cooper for the original architectural and engineering design, of the Barbershop hair grooming system at Weta Digital.

Scott B. Peterson, Jeff Budsberg, Jonathan Gibbs
For the design and implementation of the DreamWorks Animation Foliage System.

Brice Criswell, Ronald Fedkiw
For the development of the ILM PhysBAM Destruction System.

Magnus Wrenninge
For leading the design and development of Field3D.

Robert Bridson
For early conceptualization of sparse-tiled voxel data structures and their application to modeling and simulation.

Ken Museth, Peter Cucka, Mihai Alden
For the creation of OpenVDB.

Harold Milligan, Steven Krycho, Reiner Doetzkies
For the implementation engineering in the development of the Texas Instruments DLP Cinema digital projection technology.

Tim Cotter, Roger van der Laan, Ken Pearce, Greg LaSalle
For the innovative design and development of the MOVA Facial Performance Capture system.

Michael Sechrest, Chris King, Greg Croft
To Michael Sechrest for the modeling design and implementation, Chris King for the real-time interactive engineering, and Greg Croft for the user interface design and implementation of SpeedTree Cinema.

Erwin Coumans, Nafees Bin Zafar, Stephen Marshall
To Erwin Coumans for the development of the Bullet physics library, and to Nafees Bin Zafar and Stephen Marshall for the separate development of two large-scale destruction simulation systems based on Bullet.

Ben Cole, Eric Parker, James O'Brien
To Ben Cole for the design of the Kali Destruction System, to Eric Parker for the development of the Digital Molecular Matter toolkit, and to James O'Brien for his influential research on the finite element methods that served as a foundation for these tools.

Gordon E. Sawyer Award

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