Sunday, April 9, 2017

On This Day: April 9, 1984


By Ciaran Duggan,

Dennis Murren, Phil Tippett, Richard Edlund and Ken Ralston received a Special Achievement Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for their work on Star Wars: Return of the Jedi at the 56th Academy Awards.

The film had been nominated for five Oscars: Best Sound Editing, Best Original Music Score, Best Sound Mixing and Best Production Design.

The only award that the film won was the Special Achievement award for Best Visual Effects.

Take a look at the video down below when the award was presented to Return of the Jedi's visual effects team.

Source: Oscars

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