The Academy Awards

Season 67 Episode 1

The 67th Annual Academy Awards

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Mar 27, 1995 on ABC

Episode Recap

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE • Morgan Freeman -- The Shawshank Redemption ("Red") • Tom Hanks -- Forrest Gump ("Forrest Gump") • Nigel Hawthorne -- The Madness of King George ("King George III") • Paul Newman -- Nobody's Fool ("Sully") • John Travolta -- Pulp Fiction ("Vincent Vega") ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE • Samuel L. Jackson -- Pulp Fiction ("Jules Winnfield") • Martin Landau -- Ed Wood ("Bela Lugosi") • Chazz Palminteri -- Bullets over Broadway ("Cheech") • Paul Scofield -- Quiz Show ("Mark Van Doren") • Gary Sinise -- Forrest Gump ("Lieutenant Dan") ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE • Jodie Foster -- Nell ("Nell") • Jessica Lange -- Blue Sky ("Carly Marshall") • Miranda Richardson -- Tom & Viv ("Viv") • Winona Ryder -- Little Women ("Jo March") • Susan Sarandon -- The Client ("Reggie Love") ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE • Rosemary Harris -- Tom & Viv ("Rose Haigh-Wood") • Helen Mirren -- The Madness of King George ("Queen Charlotte") • Uma Thurman -- Pulp Fiction ("Mia") • Jennifer Tilly -- Bullets over Broadway ("Olive Neal") • Dianne Wiest -- Bullets over Broadway ("Helen Sinclair") ART DIRECTIONBullets over Broadway -- Art Direction: Santo Loquasto; Set Decoration: Susan Bode • Forrest Gump -- Art Direction: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh • Interview with the Vampire -- Art Direction: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo • Legends of the Fall -- Art Direction: Lilly Kilvert; Set Decoration: Dorree Cooper • The Madness of King George -- Art Direction: Ken Adam; Set Decoration: Carolyn Scott CINEMATOGRAPHYForrest Gump -- Don Burgess • Legends of the Fall -- John TollRed -- Piotr Sobocinski • The Shawshank Redemption -- Roger Deakins • Wyatt Earp -- Owen Roizman COSTUME DESIGNThe Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert -- Lizzy Gardiner, Tim ChappelBullets over Broadway -- Jeffrey Kurland • Little Women -- Colleen Atwood • Maverick -- April Ferry • Queen Margot -- Moidele Bickel DIRECTINGBullets over Broadway -- Woody Allen • Forrest Gump -- Robert ZemeckisPulp Fiction -- Quentin Tarantino • Quiz Show -- Robert Redford • Red -- Krzysztof Kieslowski DOCUMENTARY (Feature)Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter -- Deborah Hoffmann • D-Day Remembered -- Charles Guggenheim • Freedom on My Mind -- Connie Field, Marilyn Mulford • A Great Day in Harlem -- Jean Bach • Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision -- Freida Lee Mock, Terry Sanders DOCUMENTARY (Short Subject)Blues Highway -- Vince DiPersio, Bill Guttentag • 89mm od Europy (89mm from Europe) -- Marcel Lozinski • School of the Americas Assassins -- Robert Richter • Straight from the Heart -- Dee Mosbacher, Frances Reid • A Time for Justice -- Charles Guggenheim FILM EDITINGForrest Gump -- Arthur SchmidtHoop Dreams -- Frederick Marx, Steve James, Bill Haugse • Pulp Fiction -- Sally Menke • The Shawshank Redemption -- Richard Francis-Bruce • Speed -- John Wright FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILMBefore the Rain -- The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia • Burnt by the Sun -- RussiaEat Drink Man Woman -- Taiwan • Farinelli: Il Castrato -- Belgium • Strawberry and Chocolate -- Cuba MAKEUPEd Wood -- Rick Baker, Ve Neill, Yolanda ToussiengForrest Gump -- Daniel C. Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore, Judith A. Cory • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein -- Daniel Parker, Paul Engelen, Carol Hemming MUSIC (Original Score)Forrest Gump -- Alan Silvestri • Interview with the Vampire -- Elliot Goldenthal • The Lion King -- Hans ZimmerLittle Women -- Thomas Newman • The Shawshank Redemption -- Thomas Newman MUSIC (Original Song)"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from The Lion King -- Music by Elton John; Lyric by Tim Rice • "Circle of Life" from The Lion King -- Music by Elton John; Lyric by Tim Rice • "Hakuna Matata" from The Lion King -- Music by Elton John; Lyric by Tim Rice • "Look What Love Has Done" from Junior -- Music and Lyric by Carole Bayer Sager, James Newton Howard, James Ingram and Patty Smyth • "Make Up Your Mind" from The Paper -- Music and Lyric by Randy Newman BEST PICTUREForrest Gump -- Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch and Steve Starkey, ProducersFour Weddings and a Funeral -- Duncan Kenworthy, Producer • Pulp Fiction -- Lawrence Bender, Producer • Quiz Show -- Robert Redford, Michael Jacobs, Julian Krainin and Michael Nozik, Producers • The Shawshank Redemption -- Niki Marvin, Producer SHORT FILM (Animated)The Big Story -- Tim Watts, David Stoten • Bob's Birthday -- Alison Snowden, David FineThe Janitor -- Vanessa Schwartz • The Monk and the Fish -- Michael Dudok de Wit • Triangle -- Erica Russell SHORT FILM (Live Action)Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life -- Peter Capaldi, Ruth Kenley-LettsKangaroo Court -- Sean Astin, Christine Astin • On Hope -- JoBeth Williams, Michele McGuire • Syrup -- Paul Unwin, Nick Vivian • Trevor -- Peggy Rajski, Randy Stone SOUNDClear and Present Danger -- Donald O. Mitchell, Michael Herbick, Frank A. Montaño, Arthur Rochester • Forrest Gump -- Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands, William B. Kaplan • Legends of the Fall -- Paul Massey, David Campbell, Christopher David, Douglas Ganton • The Shawshank Redemption -- Robert J. Litt, Elliot Tyson, Michael Herbick, Willie Burton • Speed -- Gregg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Bob Beemer, David R. B. MacMillan SOUND EFFECTS EDITINGClear and Present Danger -- Bruce Stambler, John Leveque • Forrest Gump -- Gloria S. Borders, Randy Thom • Speed -- Stephen Hunter Flick VISUAL EFFECTSForrest Gump -- Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum, Allen HallThe Mask -- Scott Squires, Steve Williams, Tom Bertino, Jon Farhat • True Lies -- John Bruno, Thomas L. Fisher, Jacques Stroweis, Patrick McClung WRITING (Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published)Forrest Gump -- Eric RothThe Madness of King George -- Alan Bennett • Nobody's Fool -- Robert Benton • Quiz Show -- Paul Attanasio • The Shawshank Redemption -- Frank Darabont WRITING (Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen)Bullets over Broadway -- Woody Allen, Douglas McGrath • Four Weddings and a Funeral -- Richard Curtis • Heavenly Creatures -- Frances Walsh, Peter Jackson • Pulp Fiction -- Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino; Stories by Quentin Tarantino & Roger AvaryRed -- Krzysztof Piesiewicz, Krzysztof Kieslowski JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARDQuincy Jones HONORARY AWARD • To Michelangelo Antonioni in recognition of his place as one of the cinema's master visual stylists. IRVING G. THALBERG MEMORIAL AWARDClint Eastwood SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL AWARD (Academy Award of Merit) • To PETRO VLAHOS and PAUL VLAHOS for the conception and development of the Ultimatte Electronic Blue Screen Compositing Process for motion pictures. [Special Photographic] • To the EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY for the development of the Eastman EXR Color Intermediate Film 5244. [Film] SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL AWARD (Scientific and Engineering Award) • To GARY DEMOS and DAN CAMERON of Information International, DAVID DiFRANCESCO and GARY STARKWEATHER of Pixar, and SCOTT SQUIRES of Industrial Light & Magic for their pioneering work in the field of film input scanning. [Special Photographic] • To RAY FEENEY, WILL McCOWN and BILL BISHOP of RFX, Inc. and LES DITTERT of Pacific Data Images for their development work with area array CCD (Charge Coupled Device) film input scanning systems. [Special Photographic] • To LINCOLN HU and MICHAEL MacKENZIE of Industrial Light & Magic and GLENN KENNEL and MIKE DAVIS of Eastman Kodak for their joint development work on a linear array CCD (Charge Coupled Device) film input scanning system. [Special Photographic] • To IAIN NEIL for the optical design, AL SAIKI for the mechanical design, and PANAVISION INTERNATIONAL L.P. for the development of the Panavision 11:1 Primo Zoom Lens for motion picture photography. [Lenses and Filters] • To JAMES KETCHAM of JSK Engineering for the concept and design of the MC211 micro processor based motion controller for synchronizing sprocketed film with time-code based machines. [Sound] • To WILLIAM J. WARNER and ERIC C. PETERS for the concept, MICHAEL E. PHILLIPS and TOM A. OHANIAN for the system design, and PATRICK D. O'CONNOR and JOE H. RICE for the engineering of the Avid Film Composer for motion picture editing. [Editorial and Pre-production] • To PAUL BAMBOROUGH for the concept, NICK POLLACK and ARTHUR WRIGHT for the hardware development, and NEIL HARRIS and DUNCAN MacLEAN for the software development of The Lightworks Editor for motion picture editing. [Editorial and Pre-production] • To GEORGE SAUVE, BILL BISHOP, ARPAG DADOURIAN, RAY FEENEY and RICHARD PATTERSON for the Cinefusion software implementation of the Ultimatte Blue Screen Compositing Technology. [Special Photographic] SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL AWARD (Technical Achievement Award) • To B. RUSSELL HESSEY of Special Effects Spectacular, Inc. and VINCENT T. KELTON for the hardware design and GEORGE JACKMAN of De La Mare Engineering, Inc. for the pyrotechnic development which together comprise the non-gun safety blank firing system. [Stage Operations] • To FRIEDER HOCHHEIM, GARY SWINK, DR. JOE ZHOU and DON NORTHROP for the development of the Kino Flo Portable, Flicker Free, High Output Fluorescent Lighting System for motion picture set illumination. [Lighting] • To EMANUEL PREVINAIRE of Flying-Cam for his pioneering concept and for the development of mounting a motion picture camera on a remotely-controlled miniature helicopter. [Photography] • To JACQUES SAX of Sonosax for the design and development of the Sonosax SX-S portable audio mixer. [Sound] • To CLAY DAVIS and JOHN CARTER of Todd-AO for the pioneering effort of computer controlled list management style ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement). [Sound] • To STEPHEN W. POTTER, JOHN B. ASMAN, CHARLES PELL and RICHARD LARSON of LarTec Systems for the advancement and refinement of the computer controlled list management style ADR (Automated Dialogue Replacement) system via the LarTec ADR System that has established itself as a standard of the industry. [Sound] • To AUDIO TRACKS, INC. 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." [Sound] • To COLIN BROAD of CB Electronics for the design and development of the EDL (Edit Decision List) Lister which creates an encoded timecode track and database during the initial transfer of the production sound "dailies." [Sound] • To DIETER STURM of Sturm's Special Effects Int'l for the creation and development of the Bio-Snow 2 Flake. [Stage Operations] • To DAVID A. ADDLEMAN and LLOYD A. ADDLEMAN for the development of the Cyberware 3030 3D Digitizer. [Special Photographic] • To MARK R. SCHNEIDER, HERBERT R. JONES, CHRISTOPHER D. CONOVER and JOHN R.B. BROWN for the development of the Polhemus 3 Space Digitizing System. [Special Photographic] • To JACK C. SMITH, MICHAEL CRICHTON and EMIL SAFIER for pioneering computerized motion picture budgeting and scheduling. [Editorial and Pre-production] • To STEPHEN GREENFIELD and CHRIS HUNTLEY of Screenplay Systems for development of the "Scriptor" software. [Editorial and Pre-production] • To ART FRITZEN of the California Fritzen Propeller Company as the designer and sole manufacturer of the Eight-Bladed Ritter Fan Propellers. [Stage Operations] • To DR. MIKE BOUDRY of the Computer Film Company for his pioneering work in the field of film input scanning. [Special Photographic] MEDAL OF COMMENDATION • To John A. Bonner in appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.