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Year: 1993 (66th) Academy Awards

Category: Cinematography

Film Title: Schindler's List

Winner: Janusz Kaminski

Presenter: Kirk Douglas

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

JANUSZ KAMINSKI:
Being able to visually tell the story of "Schindler's List" has been the most important event of my professional life. I would like to thank Steven for that. I would like to thank my father -- that's for him [referring to the Oscar]. I would like to thank the fine international crew, acting crew. I would like to thank the fine international crew. I'd like to thank the actors. I'd like to thank my gaffer and best friend, Mauro Fiore. Stevie, Ray, Allan Starski, great producers Branko Lustig and Gerry Molen, all my friends that support us. Thank you.

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