Breaking News Bar
posted: 2/22/2014 8:06 AM

Academy honors scientists behind special effects

hello
Success - Article sent! close
  • Post-production and distribution executive Charles "Tad" Marburg, left, recipient of the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation, and visual effects supervisor and director of photography Peter W. Anderson, recipient of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, pose together before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

      Post-production and distribution executive Charles "Tad" Marburg, left, recipient of the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation, and visual effects supervisor and director of photography Peter W. Anderson, recipient of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, pose together before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- The scientists and inventors who make big-screen superheroes and spectacular explosions possible have their own Oscar ceremony.

Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan hosted the film academy's annual Scientific and Technical Awards last week at the Beverly Hills Hotel, recognizing more than 50 of the most creative men in the movie business.

Order Reprint Print Article
 
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

Two Oscar statuettes were presented among the night's 21 awards: one to Peter W. Anderson for his contributions to 3-D technology, and one in honor of the countless owners and operators of film-processing labs over the past century. "The Dark Knight" writer-director Christopher Nolan accepted the film lab Oscar, which will be on permanent display at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles when it opens in 2017.

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.