Award of the American academy of cinematographic arts and sciences, from 1940th known as "Oscar", - American film award created in 1929 and traditionally handed to the figures of cinematographic art for their contribution to creation of movies.
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The board of governors of the Academy had decided this year to eliminate the Live Action and Animated short films category because of its limited appeal, citing it as just a series of student films that nobody ever sees. The idea was shot down by a resounding protest, and oddly enough one of this year's nominees was Kenneth Branagh
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Alan Menken - Winner: Best Original Score and Best Original Song
I've been very fortunate to work with a studio like Disney that really values music. And that attitude starts at the top, and I want to thank Jeffrey Katzenberg and Roy Disney and Michael Eisner for making my work possible. "Aladdin" was a major transition for me from my longtime collaborator and friend Howard Ashman to a new role and new songwriting partner in Tim Rice. As always I was blessed with great support from my music team: Danny Troob and David Friedman, from Chris Montan and Andy ...
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Friend Like Me
Written by Alan Menken
and Howard Ashman
Performed by Nell Carter See more