Eight Sci-Tech achievements to get Oscar honors
Jan 05, 2012 by Ian Evans
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that eight scientific and technical achievements will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 11, 2012.
These achievements demonstrate a proven record of contributing significant value to the process of making motion pictures.
The Academy Awards for scientific and technical achievements are:
Technical Achievement Award (Academy Certificate)
- To Andrew Clinton and Mark Elendt for the invention and integration of micro-voxels in the Mantra software.
Scientific and Engineering Award (Academy Plaque)
Academy Award of Merit® (Oscar® Statuette)
- To Franz Kraus, Johannes Steurer and Wolfgang Riedel for the design and development of the ARRILASER Film Recorder.