Academy Awards® for 1980

Ordinary People

Robert De Niro for Raging Bull

Sissy Spacek for Coal Miner's Daughter

Supporting Actor:
Timothy Hutton for Ordinary People

Supporting Actress:
Mary Steenburgen for Melvin and Howard

Robert Redford for Ordinary People

Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen:
Bo Goldman for Melvin and Howard

Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium:
Alvin Sargent for Ordinary People

Geoffrey Unsworth, Ghislain Cloquet for Tess

Art Direction-Set Decoration:
Pierre Guffroy, Jack Stephens for Tess

Costume Design:
Anthony Powell for Tess

Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker, Peter Sutton for The Empire Strikes Back

Film Editing:
Thelma Schoonmaker for Raging Bull

Music, Song:
"Fame" (Fame), Music: Michael Gore; Lyrics: Dean Pitchford

Music, Original Score:

Michael Gore for Fame

Short Films, Animated Films:
Ferenc Rofusz for The Fly

Short Films, Live Action:
Lloyd Phillips for The Dollar Bottom

Documentary, Short Subjects:
Roland Halle, Peter W. Ladue for Karl Hess: Toward Liberty

Documentary, Features:
Murray Lerner for From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China

Foreign Language Film:
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears from the Soviet Union

Honorary and Other Awards:
Henry Fonda, the consummate actor, in recognition of his brilliant accomplishments and enduring contribution to the art of motion pictures.

Fred Hynes, in appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Medal of Commendation).

Special Achievement Awards:
Visual Effects: Brian Johnson, Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Bruce Nicholson for The Empire Strikes Back

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award:

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award:

Academy Award of Merit (statuette):
Linwood G. Dunn, Cecil D. Love and Acme Tool and Manufacturing Company for the concept, engineering and development of the Acme-Dunn Optical Printer for motion picture special effects.

Scientific and Engineering Award (plaque):
Jean-Marie Lavalou, Alain Masseron and David Samuelson of Samuelson Alga Cinema S.A. and Samuelson Film Service, Limited, for the engineering and development of the Louma Camera Crane and remote control system for motion picture production.

Edward B. Krause of Filmline Corporation for the engineering and manufacture of the micro-demand drive for continuous motion picture film processors.

Ross Taylor for the concept and development of a system of air guns for propelling objects used in special effects motion picture production.

Dr. Bernhard Kuhl and Dr. Werner Block of OSRAM GmbH, for the progressive engineering and manufacture of the OSRAM HMI light source for motion picture color photography.

David A. Grafton for the optical design and engineering of a telecentric anamorphic lens for motion picture optical effects printers.

Technical Achievement Award (Academy certificate):
Carter Equipment Company for the development of a continuous contact, total immersion, additive color motion picture printer.

Hollywood Film Company for the development of a continuous contact, total immersion, additive color motion picture printer.

Andre DeBrie S.A. for the development of a continuous contact, total immersion, additive color motion picture printer.

Charles Vaughn and Eugene Nottingham of Cinetron Computer Systems, Incorporated, for the development of a versatile general purpose computer system for animation and optical effects motion picture photography.

John W. Lang, Walter Hrastnik and Charles J. Watson of Bell and Howell Company for the development and manufacture of a modular continuous contact motion picture film printer.

Worth Baird of LaVezzi Machine Works, Incorporated, for the advanced design and manufacture of a film sprocket for motion picture projectors.

Peter A. Regla and Dan Slater of Elicon for the development of a follow-focus system for motion picture optical effects printers and animation stands.

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