Ask a Librarian
Home / Oscars / Awards Databases / Academy Awards Acceptance Speeches
Watch the video
Year: 2011 (84th) Academy Awards
Category: Art Direction
Film Title: Hugo
Winner: Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo
Presenter: Tom Hanks
Date & Venue: February 26, 2012; Hollywood & Highland Center
Thank you to the Academy for this prestigious award. A great thank you goes to the producers, Graham King and Tim Headington, and to all my art department. But the most of all, my very special thank you to an exceptional director who guide us though this wonderful journey: Martin Scorsese. Thank you, thank you, thank you very much. Grazie, Martin.
FRANCESCA LO SCHIAVO:
This is for Martin and for Italy.
© Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]