The Academy Awards are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Behind the scenesEdit
The first three Indiana Jones films have all won an Academy Award in some capacity:
- Raiders of the Lost Ark won the Academy Awards for Best Art Direction for Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley and Michael Ford; Best Film Editing for Michael Kahn, Best Sound for Bill Varney, Steve Maslow, Gregg Landaker and Roy Charman; Best Sound Effects Editing for Ben Burtt and Richard L. Anderson and Best Visual Effects for Richard Edlund, Kit West, Bruce Nicholson and Joe Johnston.
- Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for Dennis Muren and the Industrial Light & Magic's visual effects department.
- Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade won the Academy Award for Best Sound Effects Editing for Ben Burtt and Richard Hymns.
- The World of Indiana Jones
- The Rise of the Moguls - The Men Who Built Hollywood (Non-fiction source)