Gordon E. Sawyer Award

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The Gordon E. Sawyer Award is an special Oscar awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to "an individual in the motion picture industry whose technological contributions have brought credit to the industry." The award is named in honour of Gordon E. Sawyer, the former Sound Director at Samuel Goldwyn Studio and three-time Academy Award winner who claimed that a listing of past Academy Awards, arranged both chronologically and by category, represents a history of the development of motion pictures. The Gordon E. Sawyer Award is voted upon and given by the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy.

Recipients of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award

References

  1. ^ "Topic Galleries". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  2. ^ "19 Scientific And Technical Achievements To Be Honored With Academy Awards®". Oscars.org. 2012-08-24. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 

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