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The Abyss Poster

(1989)

Awards

Academy Awards, USA 1990

Won
Oscar
Best Effects, Visual Effects
Hoyt Yeatman
Dennis Muren
John Bruno
Dennis Skotak
Nominated
Oscar
Best Cinematography
Mikael Salomon
Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
Leslie Dilley
Anne Kuljian
Best Sound
Don J. Bassman
Kevin F. Cleary
Richard Overton
Lee Orloff

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA 1991

Won
Saturn Award
Best Director
James Cameron
Nominated
Saturn Award
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Actor
Ed Harris
Best Actress
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Best Writing
James Cameron
Best Music
Alan Silvestri
Best Special Effects
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM)
Dream Quest Images
Fantasy II Film Effects
Wonderworks

American Society of Cinematographers, USA 1990

Nominated
ASC Award
Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Theatrical Releases
Mikael Salomon

DVD Exclusive Awards 2001

Won
Video Premiere Award
Best DVD Menu Design
Van Ling
For the Special Edition.

Hugo Awards 1990

Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
James Cameron (director, screenplay)

Key Art Awards 1989

Won
Key Art Award
Best Action Spot
Ed W. Marsh

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 1990

Won
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Sound Effects
Dody Dorn
Blake Leyh
Tied with Born on the Fourth of July (1989).

Young Artist Awards 1990

Nominated
Young Artist Award
Best Family Motion Picture - Musical or Fantasy

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