11 wins & 3 nominations.
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(Short) (producer - as Raymond Harryhausen)
In 1963 the animation process he used for The 3 Worlds of Gulliver
(1960) was used in the pilot for a proposed adventure series titled "Gulliver".
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Raymond Harryhausen | Jerome Wray
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
The problem was that Mighty Joe Young
(1949) was seen as expensive by the studios. A lot of them got frightened, so I had to go to the other extreme and prove that you could do it on a budget. As a result, I'm afraid, I got stuck in the low-budget productions, which could be very frustrating but seem to be coming to the fore now as classics.
He developed the technique of rear and front projecting footage one frame at time while animating to do stop-motion on a budget. This technique which he named Dynamation is still used by stop-motion animators today.
Famous for his imaginative stop-motion special effects which are showcased in fantasy films depicting Greek Mythological and Arabian Nights stories.