Academy Awards® for 1983

Terms of Endearment.

Robert Duvall for Tender Mercies.

Shirley MacLaine for Terms of Endearment.

Supporting Actor:
Jack Nicholson for Terms of Endearment.

Supporting Actress:
Linda Hunt for The Year of Living Dangerously.

James L. Brooks for Terms of Endearment.

Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen:
Horton Foote for Tender Mercies.

Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium:
James L. Brooks for Terms of Endearment.

Sven Nykvist for Fanny and Alexander.

Art Direction-Set Decoration:
Anna Asp; Susanne Lindheim for Fanny and Alexander.

Costume Design:
Marik Vos-Lundh for Fanny and Alexander.

Mark Berger, Tom Scott, Randy Thom, David MacMillan for The Right Stuff.

Film Editing:
Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Stephen A. Rotter, Douglas Stewart, Tom Rolf for The Right Stuff.

Sound Effects Editing:
Jay Boekelheide for The Right Stuff.

Music, Song:
"Flashdance...What a Feeling" (Flashdance), Music: Giorgio Moroder; Lyrics: Keith Forsey, Irene Cara.

Music, Original Score:
Bill Conti for The Right Stuff.

Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score:
Michel Legrand, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman for Yentl

Short Films, Animated Films:
Jimmy Picker for Sundae in New York.

Short Films, Live Action:
Janice L. Platt for Boys and Girls.

Documentary, Short Subjects:
Cynthia Scott, Adam Symansky for Flamenco at 5:15.

Documentary, Features:
Emile Ardolino for He Makes Me Feel Like Dancin'.

Foreign Language Film:
Fanny and Alexander from Sweden.

Honorary and Other Awards:
Hal Roach, in recognition of his unparalleled record of distinguished contributions to the motion picture art form.

Special Achievement Awards:
Visual Effects: Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Ken Ralston, Phil Tippett for Return of the Jedi

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award: None.

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: M.J. 'Mike' Frankovich

Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Dr. John G. Frayne

Academy Award of Merit (statuette):
Dr. Kurt Larche of OSRAM GmbH for the research and development of xenon short-arc discharge lamps for motion picture projection.

Scientific and Engineering Award (plaque):
Jonathan Erland and Roger Dorney of Apogee, Incorporated, for the engineering and development of a reverse bluescreen traveling matte process for special effects photography.

Gerald L. Turpin of Lightflex International Limited for the design, engineering and development of an on-camera device providing contrast control, sourceless fill light and special effects for motion picture photography.

Gunnar P. Michelson for the engineering and development of an improved, electronic, high-speed, precision light valve for use in motion picture printing machines.

Technical Achievement Award (Academy certificate):
William G. Krokaugger of Mole-Richardson Company for the design and engineering of a portable, 12,000 watt, lighting-control dimmer for use in motion picture production.

Charles L. Watson, Larry L. Langrehr and John H. Steiner for the development of the BHP (electro-mechanical) fader for use on continuous motion picture contact printers.

Elizabeth D. De La Mare of De La Mare Engineering, Incorporated, for the progressive development and continuous research of special effects pyrotechnics originally designed by Glenn W. De La Mare for motion picture production.

Douglas Fries, John Lacey and Michael Sicrist for the design and engineering of a 35mm reflex conversion camera system for special effects photography.

Jack Cashin of Ultra-Stereo Labs, Incorporated, for the engineering and development of a 4-channel, stereophonic, decoding system for optical motion picture sound track reproduction.

Daved J. Degenkolb for the design and development of an automated device used in the silver recovery process in motion picture laboratories.

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