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by Indiewire
December 21, 2006 3:30 AM
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Academy to Honor Richard Edlund with Bonner Medal

Richard Edlund, a visual effects expert who won Oscars for his work on "Star Wars," "The Empire Strikes Back," "Raiders of the Lost Ark" and "Return of the Jedi," has been voted the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Bonner medallion will be presented at the Scientific and Technical Awards dinner on Saturday, February 10, at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles. [Brian Brooks]