1994 Academy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 1994 Academy Awards were presented March 27, 1995 at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.

Best PictureForrest Gump, Wendy Finerman, Steve Tisch and Steve Starkey, producers (Paramount)
Four Weddings and a Funeral, Duncan Kenworthy, producer (Gramercy)
Pulp Fiction, Lawrence Bender, producer (Miramax)
Quiz Show, Robert Redford, Michael Jacobs, Julian Krainin and Michael Nozik, producers (Buena Vista)
The Shawshank Redemption, Niki Marvin, producer (Columbia)
Forrest Gump
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Actor in a Leading RoleMorgan Freeman, The Shawshank Redemption
Tom Hanks, Forrest Gump
Nigel Hawthorne, The Madness of King George
Paul Newman, Nobody's Fool
John Travolta, Pulp Fiction
Actress in a Leading RoleJodie Foster, Nell
Jessica Lange, Blue Sky
Miranda Richardson, Tom and Viv
Winona Ryder, Little Women
Susan Sarandon, The Client
Actor in a Supporting RoleSamuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction
Martin Landau, Ed Wood
Chazz Palminteri, Bullets Over Broadway
Paul Scofield, Quiz Show
Gary Sinise, Forrest Gump
Actress in a Supporting RoleRosemary Harris, Tom and Viv
Helen Mirren, The Madness of King George
Uma Thurman, Pulp Fiction
Jennifer Tilly, Bullets Over Broadway
Dianne Wiest, Bullets Over Broadway
DirectingWoody Allen, Bullets Over Broadway
Krzysztof Kieslowski, Red
Robert Redford, Quiz Show
Quentin Tarantino, Pulp Fiction
Robert Zemeckis, Forrest Gump
Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenWoody Allen and Douglas McGrath, Bullets Over Broadway
Richard Curtis, Four Weddings and a Funeral
Krzysztof Piesiewicz and Krzysztof Kieslowski, Red
Quentin Tarantino and Roger Avary, Pulp Fiction
Frances Walsh and Peter Jackson, Heavenly Creatures
Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or PublishedPaul Attanasio, Quiz Show
Alan Bennett, The Madness of King George
Robert Benton, Nobody's Fool
Frank Darabont, The Shawshank Redemption
Eric Roth, Forrest Gump
CinematographyDon Burgess, Forrest Gump
Roger Deakins, The Shawshank Redemption
Owen Roizman, Wyatt Earp
Piotr Sobocinski, Red
John Toll, Legends of the Fall
Art DirectionKen Adam, art direction; Carolyn Scott, set decoration, The Madness of King George
Rick Carter, art direction; Nancy Haigh, set decoration, Forrest Gump
Dante Ferretti, art direction; Francesca Lo Schiavo, set decoration, Interview With the Vampire
Lilly Kilvert, art direction; Dorree Cooper, set decoration, Legends of the Fall
Santo Loquasto, art direction; Susan Bode, set decoration, Bullets Over Broadway
SoundGregg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Bob Beemer and David R. B. MacMillan, Speed
Robert J. Litt, Elliot Tyson, Michael Herbick and Willie Burton, The Shawshank Redemption
Paul Massey, David Campbell, Christopher David and Douglas Ganton, Legends of the Fall
Donald O. Mitchell, Michael Herbick, Frank A. Montano and Arthur Rochester, Clear and Present Danger
Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Dands and William B. Kaplan, Forrest Gump
Song“Can You Feel the Love Tonight,” The Lion King, Elton John, music; Tim Rice, lyrics
“Circle of Life,” The Lion King, Elton John, music; Tim Rice, lyrics
“Hakuna Matata,” The Lion King, Elton John, music; Tim Rice, lyrics
“Look What Love Has Done,” Junior, Carol Bayer Sager, James Newton Howard, James Ingram and Patty Smyth, music and lyrics
“Make Up Your Mind,” The Paper, Randy Newman, music and lyrics
Original ScoreElliot Goldenthal, Interview With the Vampire
Thomas Newman, Little Women
Thomas Newman, The Shawshank Redemption
Alan Silvestri, Forrest Gump
Hans Zimmer, The Lion King
Film EditingRichard Francis-Bruce, The Shawshank Redemption
Frederick Marx, Steve James and Bill Haugse, Hoop Dreams
Sally Menke, Pulp Fiction
Arthur Schmidt, Forrest Gump
John Wright, Speed
Costume DesignColleen Atwood, Little Women
Moidele Bickel, Queen Margot
April Ferry, Maverick
Lizzy Gardiner and Tim Chappel, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
Jeffrey Kurland, Bullets Over Broadway
MakeupRick Baker, Ve Neill and Yolanda Toussieng, Ed Wood
Daniel Parker, Paul Engelen and Carol Hemming, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Daniel C. Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore and Judith A. Cory, Forrest Gump
Visual EffectsJohn Bruno, Thomas L. Fisher, Jacques Stroweis and Patrick McClung, True Lies
Ken Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum and Allen Hall, Forrest Gump
Scott Squires, Steve Williams, Tom Bertino and John Farhat, The Mask
Sound Effects EditingGloria S. Borders and Randy Thom, Forrest Gump
Stephen Hunter Flick, Speed
Bruce Stambler and John Leveque, Clear and Present Danger
Short Films
AnimationThe Big Story (Tim Watts and David Stoten, producers; Spitting Image Production)
Bob's Birthday (Alison Snowden and David Fine, producers; Channel Four/National Film Board of Canada Production)
The Janitor (Vanessa Schwartz, producer; Vanessa Schwartz Production)
The Monk and the Fish (Michael Dudok de Wit, producer; Folimage Valence Production)
Triangle (Erica Russell, producer; Gingco Ltd. Production)
Live ActionFranz Kafka's It's a Wonderful Life (Peter Capaldi and Ruth Kenley-Letts, producers; Conundrum Films Production)
Kangaroo Court (Sean Astin and Christine Astin, producers; Lava Entertainment Production)
On Hope (JoBeth Williams and Michele McGuire, producers; Chanticleer Films Production)
Syrup (Paul Unwin and Nick Vivian, producers; First Choice Production)
Trevor (Peggy Rajski and Randy Stone, producers; Rajski/Stone Production)
Short SubjectBlues Highway (Vince DiPersio and Bill Guttentag, producers; Half Court Pictures, Ltd./National Geographic Society Production)
89MM od Europy (89MM From Europe) (Marcel Lozinski, producer; Studio Filmowe “Kalejdoskop”/Telewizja Polska Production)
School for the Americas Assassins (Robert Richter, producer; Richter Production)
Straight From the Heart (Dee Mosbacher and Frances Reid, producers; Woman Vision Production)
A Time for Justice (Charles Guggenheim, producer; Guggenheim Productions, Inc. Production)
FeatureComplaints of a Dutiful Daughter (Deborah Hoffmann, producer; D/D Production)
D-Day Remembered (Charles Guggenheim, producer; Guggenheim Productions, Inc. Production)
Freedom on My Mind (Connie Field and Marilyn Mulford, producers; Clarity Film Production)
A Great Day in Harlem (Jean Bach, producer; Jean Bach Production)
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision (Freida Lee Mock and Terry Sanders, producers; American Film Foundation/Sanders and Mock Production)
Foreign Language FilmBefore the Rain, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Burnt by the Sun, Russia
Eat Drink Man Woman, Republic of China on Taiwan
Farinelli: II Castrato, Belgium
Strawberry and Chocolate, Cuba
Irving G. Thalberg Memorial AwardClint Eastwood for a consistently high quality of motion picture production
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardQuincy Jones
Honorary AwardsMichelangelo Antonioni for lifetime achievement

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