Academy of Motion Picture Arts and SciencesAwards

Scientific and Technical Academy Awards - Class II, Systems Winner
John Dykstra, Jerry Jeffress and Alvah J. Miller
Awarded: March 29, 1978

John C. Dykstra, for the development of a facility uniquely oriented toward visual effects photography, and to Alvah J. Miller and Jerry Jeffress, for the engineering of the Electronic Motion Control System used in concert [with this facility] for multiple exposure visual effects motion picture photography.



Scientific and Technical Academy Awards - Technical Achievement Award, Stage Operations Winner
Dennis Muren and Stuart Ziff
Awarded: March 15, 1981

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


Scientific and Technical Academy Awards - Scientific and Engineering Award, Special Photographic Winner
Richard Edlund
Awarded: March 15, 1981

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


Scientific and Technical Academy Awards - Scientific and Engineering Award, Camera Winner
Richard Edlund
Awarded: March 15, 1981

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