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Year: 1993 (66th) Academy Awards

Category: Sound Effects Editing

Film Title: Jurassic Park

Winner: Gary Rydstrom, Richard Hymns

Presenter: Liam Neeson

Date & Venue: March 21, 1994; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

RICHARD HYMNS:
Well that's not it, that's the rest of Frank Sinatra's speech. With that in mind, with that in mind I'd like to go right up front and thank my parents, Fred and Barbara, and the rest of the family back in England.

GARY RYDSTROM:
My family -- Cindy and my family, for knowing that I'm not usually this wooden.

RICHARD HYMNS:
And we'd also like to thank Steven Spielberg, Universal Pictures, and everyone at Amblin, especially Michael Kahn and Colin Wilson.

GARY RYDSTROM:
Also thanks to Cate Coombs* and Kiki Morris and everyone at Skywalker North.

RICHARD HYMNS:
Also sound effects editors Terry Eckton, Ken Fischer and Tim Holland, and my amazing assistant Ruth Hasty.

GARY RYDSTROM:
My amazing assistant Chris Boyes, and foley artists Dennie Thorpe, Sandina Bailo-Lape, Mary Helen Leasman and the rest of her editing team who really do the work and share in this award. Thank you very much.

[*Spelling not confirmed.]

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