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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: The Year We Make Contact (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: The Year We Make Contact (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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