Ken Ralston Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2011 Nominated
Oscar
Best Achievement in Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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1995 Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Forrest Gump (1994)
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1993 Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Death Becomes Her (1992)
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1990 Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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1989 Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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1986 Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Cocoon (1985)
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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).
1982 Nominated
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Dragonslayer (1981)
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BAFTA Awards

2011 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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1995 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Forrest Gump (1994)
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1993 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Death Becomes Her (1992)
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1990 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
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1989 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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1986 Nominated
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Back to the Future (1985)
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1984 Won
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2011 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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1998 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Contact (1997)
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1995 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Forrest Gump (1994)
1993 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Death Becomes Her (1992)
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1992 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
The Rocketeer (1991)
1991 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
1990 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
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1987 Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
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1984 Won
Saturn Award
Best Special Effects
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2011 Nominated
Critics Choice Award
Best Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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DVD Exclusive Awards

2006 Nominated
DVDX Award
Best Audio Commentary (New for DVD)
King Kong (1933)
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For "King Kong: Two-Disc Special Edition"

Gold Derby Awards

2011 Nominated
Gold Derby Award
Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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International Monitor Awards

1998 Won
Monitor
Theatrical Releases - Electronic Visual Effects
Contact (1997)
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Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

2000 Nominated
Sierra Award
Best Visual Effects
Cast Away (2000)
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Online Film & Television Association

2001 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Visual Effects
Cast Away (2000)
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1998 Nominated
OFTA Film Award
Best Visual Effects
Contact (1997)
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Satellite Awards

2010 Won
Satellite Award
Best Visual Effects
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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1998 Won
Golden Satellite Award
Best Visual Effects
Contact (1997)

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

1994 Won
Best Special Effects
The Mask (1994)
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Visual Effects Society Awards

2017 Won
Lifetime Achievement Award

"Ken Ralston is an amazing force and a defining voice of the visual effects community," said Mike ... More

"Ken Ralston is an amazing force and a defining voice of the visual effects community," said Mike Chambers, VES Board Chair. "His creativity, leadership, and ability to use technologies to enhance the art of storytelling have brought us some of the most memorable films of all time. His pioneering work has truly raised the bar and helped redefine entertainment and our industry on a global level. For this, and more, we are honored to award him with the prestigious Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award."

2011 Nominated
VES Award
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Feature Motion Picture
Alice in Wonderland (2010)
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