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The Oscars for the year 1995


Winners are shown in red


Best Picture

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Wendy Finerman; Steve Starkey; Steve Tisch
* Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) - Duncan Kenworthy
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - Lawrence Bender
* Quiz Show (1994) - Michael Jacobs (II); Julian Krainin; Michael Nozik; Robert Redford
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Niki Marvin

Best Actor in a Leading Role

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Tom Hanks
* Madness of King George, The (1994) - Nigel Hawthorne
* Nobody's Fool (1994) - Paul Newman
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - John Travolta
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Morgan Freeman

Best Actress in a Leading Role

* Blue Sky (1994) - Jessica Lange
* Client, The (1994) - Susan Sarandon
* Little Women (1994) - Winona Ryder
* Nell (1994) - Jodie Foster
* Tom & Viv (1994) - Miranda Richardson

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Chazz Palminteri
* Ed Wood (1994) - Martin Landau
* Forrest Gump (1994) - Gary Sinise
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - Samuel L. Jackson
* Quiz Show (1994) - Paul Scofield

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Dianne Wiest
* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Jennifer Tilly
* Madness of King George, The (1994) - Helen Mirren
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - Uma Thurman
* Tom & Viv (1994) - Rosemary Harris

Best Director

* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Woody Allen
* Forrest Gump (1994) - Robert Zemeckis
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - Quentin Tarantino
* Quiz Show (1994) - Robert Redford
* Trois couleurs: Rouge (1994) - Krzysztof Kieslowski

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Woody Allen; Douglas McGrath (I)
* Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) - Richard Curtis (I)
* Heavenly Creatures (1994) - Frances Walsh; Peter Jackson
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - Quentin Tarantino; Roger Avary
* Trois couleurs: Rouge (1994) - Krzysztof Piesiewicz; Krzysztof Kieslowski

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Eric Roth
* Madness of King George, The (1994) - Alan Bennett
* Nobody's Fool (1994) - Robert Benton
* Quiz Show (1994) - Paul Attanasio
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Frank Darabont

Best Cinematography

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Don Burgess
* Legends of the Fall (1994) - John Toll
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Roger Deakins
* Trois couleurs: Rouge (1994) - Piotr Sobocinski
* Wyatt Earp (1994) - Owen Roizman

Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Santo Loquasto; Susan Bode
* Forrest Gump (1994) - Rick Carter (II); Nancy Haigh
* Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) - Dante Ferretti; Francesca Schiavo
* Legends of the Fall (1994) - Lilly Kilvert; Dorree Cooper
* Madness of King George, The (1994) - Ken Adam; Carolyn Scott

Best Costume Design

* Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The (1994) - Lizzy Gardiner; Tim Chappel
* Bullets Over Broadway (1994) - Jeffrey Kurland
* Little Women (1994) - Colleen Atwood
* Maverick (1994) - April Ferry
* Reine Margot, La (1994) - Moidele Bickel

Best Sound

* Clear and Present Danger (1994) - Donald O. Mitchell; Michael Herbick; Frank A. Monta–o; Art Rochester
* Forrest Gump (1994) - Randy Thom; Tom Johnson (I); Dennis S. Sands; William B. Kaplan
* Legends of the Fall (1994) - Paul Massey; David E. Campbell; Chris David (I); Douglas Ganton
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Robert J. Litt; Elliot Tyson; Michael Herbick; Willie D. Burton
* Speed (1994) - Gregg Landaker; Steve Maslow; Bob Beemer; David MacMillan (I)

Best Film Editing

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Arthur Schmidt (I)
* Hoop Dreams (1994) - Frederick Marx; Steve James (II); William Haugse
* Pulp Fiction (1994) - Sally Menke
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Richard Francis-Bruce
* Speed (1994) - John Wright (II)

Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing

* Clear and Present Danger (1994) - Bruce Stambler; John Leveque
* Forrest Gump (1994) - Gloria S. Borders; Randy Thom
* Speed (1994) - Stephen Hunter Flick

Best Effects, Visual Effects

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Ken Ralston; George Murphy (II); Stephen Rosenbaum; Allen Hall (II)
* Mask, The (1994) - Scott Squires; Steve 'Spaz' Williams; Tom Bertino (I); Jon Farhat
* True Lies (1994) - John Bruno; Thomas L. Fisher; Jacques Stroweis; Pat McClung

Best Makeup

* Ed Wood (1994) - Rick Baker; Ve Neill; Yolanda Toussieng
* Forrest Gump (1994) - Daniel C. Striepeke; Hallie D'Amore; Judith A. Cory
* Frankenstein (1994) - Daniel Parker (II); Paul Engelen; Carol Hemming

Best Music, Song

* Junior (1994) - Carole Bayer Sager; James Newton Howard; James Ingram (I); Patty Smyth - For the song "Look What Love Has Done".
* Lion King, The (1994) - Elton John (music); Tim Rice (lyrics) - For the song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".
* Lion King, The (1994) - Elton John (music); Tim Rice (lyrics) - For the song "Circle of Life".
* Lion King, The (1994) - Elton John (music); Tim Rice (lyrics) - For the song "Hakuna Matata".
* Paper, The (1994) - Randy Newman - For the song "Make Up Your Mind".

Best Music, Original Score

* Forrest Gump (1994) - Alan Silvestri
* Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) - Elliot Goldenthal
* Lion King, The (1994) - Hans Zimmer
* Little Women (1994) - Thomas Newman
* Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) - Thomas Newman

Best Short Film, Animated Films

* Big Story, The (1994) - Tim Watts (I); David Stoten
* Bob's Birthday (1993) - Alison Snowden; David Fine (I)
* Janitor, The (1993) - Vanessa Schwartz
* Moine et le poisson, Le (1994) - Michael Dudok de Wit
* Triangle (1994) - Erica Russell

Best Short Film, Live Action

* Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life (1993) - Peter Capaldi; Ruth Kenley-Letts
* Kangaroo Court (1994) - Sean Astin; Christine Astin
* On Hope (1994) (TV) - JoBeth Williams; Michele McGuire
* Syrup (1993) - Paul Unwin; Nick Vivian
* Trevor (1994) - Peggy Rajski; Randy Stone (I)

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

* 89mm Od Europy (1994) - Marcel Lozinski
* Blues Highway (1994) - Vince DiPersio; Bill Guttentag
* School of the Americas Assassins (1994) - Robert Richter (I)
* Straight from the Heart (1994) - Dee Mosbacher; Frances Reid (III)
* Time for Justice, A (1994) - Charles Guggenheim

Best Documentary, Features

* Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter (1994) - Deborah Hoffmann (I)
* D-Day Remembered (1994) - Charles Guggenheim
* Freedom on My Mind (1994) - Connie Field; Marilyn Mulford
* Great Day in Harlem, A (1994) - Jean Bach
* Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (1994) - Freida Lee Mock; Terry Sanders (I)

Best Foreign Language Film

* Farinelli: il castrato (1994) - Belgium
* Fresa y chocolate (1993) - Cuba
* Pred dozhdot (1994) - Macedonia
* Utomlyonnye solntsem (1994) - Russia
* Yin shi nan nu (1994) - Taiwan

Honorary Award

* Michelangelo Antonioni

Medal of Commendation

* John A. Bonner
- In appreciation for outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

* Clint Eastwood

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

* Quincy Jones



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