As an incentive to keep the show's running time short, a television was offered to whoever gave the shortest acceptance speech. The prize went to Michael Dudok de Wit
, who won, interestingly enough, for Best Animated Short. See more
Wow! Thank you, members of the Academy, for this great honor. First and foremost, I'd like to thank our director Ridley Scott for his genius, vision, leadership and trust. I'd like to thank all my great team at Mill Film London who did the visual effects: Tim Burke, Rob Harvey, Laurent Huguenolt, Nikki Penny, Emma Norton, Nancy St. John, to Bill Schultz, a ton of other people I'm just forgetting right now. I'd like to thank our great practical and prosthetic effect team of Neil Corbould's, with...