Academy Award for Technical Achievement

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The Technical Achievement Award is a kind of Scientific and Technical Award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to those whose particular technical accomplishments have contributed to the progress of the motion picture industry and who are given a certificate, which describes their achievements and lists the names of everyone who is simultaneously being honored for that particular contribution.[1] These awards are usually given at a dinner and ceremony held on an evening before the Academy Awards broadcast and are usually not also broadcast on television.

See Category:Academy Award for Technical Achievement winners for a partial list of recent winners.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. "Technical Achievement Award". Archived from the original on 2008-06-22. Retrieved 2008-08-01. Technical Achievement Awards may be made for those accomplishments that contribute to the progress of the industry. A certificate is printed describing the achievement and listing the names of all of the individuals who contributed to its development. 

External links[edit]

  • "Technical Achievement Award" – Description and photograph of this Academy Award on the official website of the Academy Awards (oscars.org). Lefthand menu links to these other related Honorary Awards; top menu includes links to home page and searchable Official Academy Award Database, with information about the winners of these awards and their official Academy Award citations.