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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2007 Won
Medal of Commendation
1993 Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Alien³ (1992)
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1989 Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Die Hard (1988)
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1987 Won
Scientific and Engineering Award
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For the design and development of a Zoom Aerial (ZAP) 65mm Optical Printer.
Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
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1985 Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Ghost Busters (1984)
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Best Effects, Visual Effects
2010 (1984)
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1984 Won
Special Achievement Award
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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For visual effects (statuette).
1983 Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Poltergeist (1982)
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1982 Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
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Won
Scientific and Engineering Award
For the concept and engineering of a beam-splitter optical composite motion picture printer.
For the engineering of the Empire Motion Picture Camera System.
1981 Won
Special Achievement Award
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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For visual effects (statuette).
1978 Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Star Wars (1977)
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Primetime Emmy Awards

2004 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
Angels in America (2003)
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For part II ("Perestroika").
1979 Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Individual Achievement - Creative Technical Crafts
Battlestar Galactica (1978)
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For episode "Saga of a Star World".

BAFTA Awards

1993 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Alien³ (1992)
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1985 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Ghost Busters (1984)
1984 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Shared with:
1983 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Poltergeist (1982)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

1996 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Species (1995)
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1994 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Solar Crisis (1990)
1993 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Alien³ (1992)
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1991 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Ghost (1990)
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1988 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Masters of the Universe (1987)
1987 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
1986 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Fright Night (1985)
1985 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
2010 (1984)
1984 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Shared with:
1982 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
1981 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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American Society of Cinematographers, USA

2008 Won
President's Award

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1995 Won
Best Special Effects
Species (1995)
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Visual Effects Society Awards

2013 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
2012 Won
VES Fellow

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