Academy Awards® for 1981

Chariots of Fire.

Henry Fonda for On Golden Pond.

Katharine Hepburn for On Golden Pond.

Supporting Actor:
John Gielgud for Arthur.

Supporting Actress:
Maureen Stapleton for Reds.

Warren Beatty for Reds.

Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen:
Colin Welland for Chariots of Fire.

Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium:
Ernest Thompson for On Golden Pond.

Vittorio Storaro for Reds.

Art Direction-Set Decoration:
Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley, Michael Ford for Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Costume Design:
Milena Canonero for Chariots of Fire.

Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Roy Charman for Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Film Editing:
Michael Kahn for Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Visual Effects:
Richard Edlund, Kit West, Bruce Nicholson, Joe Johnston for Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Music, Song:
"Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" (Arthur) Music: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Christopher Cross, Peter Allen.

Music, Original Score:
Vangelis for Chariots of Fire.

Rick Baker for An American Werewolf in London.

Short Films, Animated Films:
Frederic Back for Crac.

Short Films, Live Action:
Paul Kemp, Shelley Levinson for Violet.

Documentary, Short Subjects:
Nigel Nobel for Close Harmony.

Documentary, Features:
Arnold Schwartzman, Rabbi Marvin Hier for Genocide.

Foreign Language Film:
Mephisto from Hungary.

Honorary and Other Awards:
Barbara Stanwick for superlative creativity and unique contribution to the art of screen acting.

Special Achievement Awards:
Sound Effects Editing: Ben Burtt, Richard L. Anderson for Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: Albert R. Broccoli

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Danny Kaye

Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Joseph B. Walker

Academy Award of Merit (statuette):
The Fuji Photo Film Company, Ltd. for the research, development and introduction of a new Ultra-high-speed color negative film for motion pictures.

Scientific and Engineering Award (plaque):
Nelson Tyler for the progressive development and improvement of the Tyler Helicopter motion picture camera platform.

Leonard Sokolow for the concept and design and to Howard T. LaZare for the development of Consolidated Film Industries' Stroboscan motion picture film viewer.

Richard Edlund and Industrial Light and Magic, Incorporated for the concept and engineering of a beam-splitter optical composite motion picture printer.

Richard Edlund and Industrial Light and Magic, Incorporated for the engineering of the Empire Motion Picture Camera System.

Edward J. Blasko and Dr. Roderick T. Ryan of the Eastman Kodak Company for the application of the Prostar Microfilm Processor for motion picture title and special optical effects production.

Technical Achievement Award (Academy certificate): Hal Landaker for the concept and to Alan D. Landaker for the engineering of the Burbank Studios' Production Sound Department 24-frame color video system.

Bill Hogan of Ruxton, Ltd. and Richard J. Stumpf and Daniel R. Brewer of Universal City Studios' Production Sound Department for the engineering of a 24-frame color video system.

Ernst F. Nettman of Continental Camera Systems, Inc., for the development of a pitching lens for motion picture photography.

Bill Taylor of Universal City Studios for the concept and specifications for a Two Format, Rotating Head, Aerial Image Optical Printer.

Peter D. Parks of Oxford Scientific Films for the development of the OSF microcosmic zoom device for microscopic photography.

Dr. Louis Stankiewicz and H.L. Blachford for the development of Baryfol sound barrier materials.

Dennis Muren and Stuart Ziff of Industrial Light and Magic, Incorporated for the development of a Motion Picture Figure Mover for animation photography.

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