For the song "Look What Love Has Done".
In appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
For the Cinefusion software implementation of the Ultimatte Blue Screen compositing technology.
For joint development work on a linear array CCD (Charge Coupled Device) film input scanning system.
For their development work with area array CCD (Charge Coupled Device) film input scanning systems.
For their pioneering work in the field of film input scanning.
For the optical design (Neil) and for the mechanical design (Saiki) of the Panavision 11:1 Primo Zoom lens for motion picture photography.
William A. Warner(Technical staff of Avid Technology)
For the concept (Warner) and the development (Avid) of the Avid Film Composer for motion picture editing.
For the concept (Bamborough), the hardware development (Pollack/Wright and the software development (Harris/MacLean) of the digital Lightworks Editor for motion editing.
James Ketcham(JSK Engineering)
For the concept and design of the MC211 microprocessor-based motion controller for synchronizing sprocketed film with time-code based machines.
For the design and development of the ADE (Advanced Data Encoding system, which creates an encoded timecode track and database during the initial transfer of the production sound "dailies."
Colin Broad(CB Electronics)
For the design and development of the EDL (Edit Decision List Lister, which creates an encoded timecode track and database during the transfer of the production sound "dailies."
For the hardware design (Hessey/Kelton) and the pyrotechnic development(Jackman) which together comprise the non-gun safety blank firing system.
For his pioneering concept and for the development of mounting a motion picture camera on a remotely-controlled miniature helicopter.
For the design and development of the Sonosax SX-S portable audio mixer.
Dieter Sturm (Sturm's Special Effects Int'l.)
For the creation and development of the Bio-Snow 2 Flake.
For the development of the Polhemus 3 Space Digitizing System.
For pioneering computerized motion picture budgeting and scheduling.
For development of the "Scriptor" software.
For the development of the Kino Flo Portable, Flicker Free, High Output Fluorescent Lighting System for motion picture set illumination.
For the pioneering effort of computer-controlled list management style ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement).
For the advancement and refinement of the computer-controlled list management style ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) system via the LarTech ADR System that has established itself as a standard of the industry.
Art Fritzen(California Fritzen Propeller Company)
As designer and sole manufacturer of the Eight-Bladed Ritter Fan Propellers.
Mike Boudry(Computer Film Company)
For his pioneering work in the field of film input scanning.