Year: 1982 (55th) Academy Awards
Category: Visual Effects
Film Title: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Winner: Carlo Rambaldi, Dennis Muren, Kenneth F. Smith
Presenter: Eddie Murphy, Elizabeth McGovern
Date & Venue: April 11, 1983; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
I'd like to thank my collaborator, and the member[s] of the Academy for recognizing my work, the art and the technology which gave "E.T." life. Thank you very much.
And we'd like to acknowledge the excellent work of the other nominees in this category. And thank you very much to Mike McAlister, Mike Pangrazio in the matte department, and Steven Spielberg for excellent, excellent direction.
KENNETH F. SMITH:
I'd like to thank Dave Berry and Ralph Gordon and Mike Fulmer and Charlie Bailey.
And a special thanks to my wife Zara. Thank you.
KENNETH F. SMITH :
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[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]