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February 6, 1936|
|Died||April 17, 2016
|Occupation||Special effects artist|
|Notable work||Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi|
All these were for Best Visual Effects.
- 1981 Academy Awards-Raiders of the Lost Ark, award shared with Richard Edlund, Joe Johnston and Bruce Nicholson. Won the Oscar.
- 1985 Academy Awards-Young Sherlock Holmes, nomination shared with David W. Allen, John Ellis and Dennis Muren. Lost to Cocoon.
- 1996 Academy Awards-Dragonheart, nomination shared with Scott Squires, James Straus and Phil Tippett. Lost to Independence Day.
- 1983–Return of the Jedi-for Best Special Effects-Won, shared with Richard Edlund, Dennis Muren and Ken Ralston.
- Mike Barnes (20 April 2016). "Kit West Dead: 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' Visual Effects Artist Was 80". The Hollywood Reporter.
- "Kit West profile". Kit-west-spfx.com. Retrieved 21 April 2016.
- "The 54th Academy Awards (1982) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "The 58th Academy Awards (1986) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "The 69th Academy Awards (1997) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "BAFTA Awards". Awards.bafta.org. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
- "Kit West, CGI expert – obituary". The Daily Telegraph. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
- Ben Weich (30 April 2016). "Oscar-winning special effects guru and East Sheen native Kit West dies aged 80". Richmond and Twickenham Times. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
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