Over the weekend of February 2nd, 2002, the Oscar statuette "disappeared" from a sealed shipping container. Goldberg, via the Academy, had sent it back to the manufacturer of the statuettes, R.S. Owens Co. of Chicago, for cleaning and replating. Allegedly the statuette was found in a trash bin at Ontario, Calif., airport on Tuesday, 5 February. "Oscar will never leave my house again", Goldberg commented in a statement.
For the song "Promise Me You'll Remember".
For the development of T-grain technology and the introduction of EXR color negative films which utilize this technology.
For the development of the Mechanical Concepts optical printer platform.
For the continuing design improvements of the Arriflex BL Camera System, culminating in the 35BL-4S model.
For the development and introduction of the F-Series of color negative films covering the range of film speeds from EI 64 to EI 500.
For the development and manufacture of the Belco Denove Cinemeter.
For the optical design (Neil), the mechanical design (Miyagishima) and for the concept and development (Panavision) of the Primo Series of spherical prime lenses for 35mm cinematography.
Manfred G. Michelson(Technical Film Systems, Inc.)
For the design and development of the first sprocket-driven film transport systemfor color print film processors which permits transport speeds in excess of 600 feet per minute.
For the development and manufacture of a modular continuous contact motion picture film printer.
Christopher Gilman(Diligent Dwarves Effects Lab)
For the development of the Actor Climate System, consisting of heat-transferring undergarments.
Jim Graves(J and G Enterprises)
For the development of the Cool Suit System, consisting of heat-transferring undergarments.
For the development and manufacture of the Mark IV film subtitling processor, which has increased the speed, simplified the operation, and improved the quality of subtitling.
For the development of the SeaPar 1200 watt HMI underwater lamp which provides a safe, portable HMI light fixture to be used on either wet or dry sets.
Dedo Weigert(Dedo Weigert Film GmbH)
For the development of the Dedolight, a miniature low-voltage tungsten-halogen lighting fixture capable of being hidden in practical locations.
For the concept and development of a 35mm projection test film by which projection parameters may be evaluated.
For the design (Baldwin) and for the development of the Lightmaker AC/DC HMI ballast.
For continuously improving and providing 3-D presentation to Soviet motion picture audiences for the last 25 years.