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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

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

2004 Nominee
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 Winner
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 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Effects
Alien³ (1992)
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1985 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Ghost Busters (1984)
1984 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
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1983 Winner
BAFTA Film Award
Best Special Visual Effects
Poltergeist (1982)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

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

2008 Winner
President's Award

Awards Circuit Community Awards

1992 Nominee
ACCA
Best Visual Effects
Alien³ (1992)
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Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

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

2013 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
2012 Winner
VES Fellow

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