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"Lord of the Rings" Wins Big at 76th Oscars

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire March 1, 2004 at 2:0AM

"Lord of the Rings" Wins Big at 76th Oscars
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"Lord of the Rings" Wins Big at 76th Oscars

by Eugene Hernandez



The official poster for the 76th Annual Academy Awards. Designer: Burton Morris. Poster 2003 A.M.P.A.S. Oscar® Statuette ©A.M.P.A.S.®


"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" won 11
Academy Awards on Sunday night, a prize in every category
for which it was nominated.

The complete list of winners follows:

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Sean Penn in "Mystic River" (Warner Bros.)

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Tim Robbins in "Mystic River" (Warner Bros.)

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Charlize Theron in "Monster" (Newmarket Films)

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Renée Zellweger in "Cold Mountain" (Miramax)

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

"Finding Nemo" (Buena Vista)

Achievement in Art Direction

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Art Direction: Grant Major

Set Decoration: Dan Hennah and Alan Lee

Achievement in Cinematography

"Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" (20th Century Fox)

Russell Boyd

Achievement in Costume Design

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Ngila Dickson and Richard Taylor

Achievement in Directing

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Peter Jackson

Best Documentary Feature

"The Fog of War" (Sony Pictures Classics)

A Globe Department Store Production

Errol Morris and Michael Williams

Best Documentary Short Subject

"Chernobyl Heart"

A Downtown TV Documentaries Production

Maryann DeLeo

Achievement in Film Editing

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Jamie Selkirk

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year
"The Barbarian Invasions"

A Cinémaginaire Inc. Production

Canada

Achievement in Makeup

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Richard Taylor and Peter King

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original
Score)

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Howard Shore

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original
Song)

"Into the West" from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New
Line)

Music and Lyric by Fran Walsh and Howard Shore and Annie Lennox

Best Motion Picture of the Year

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

A Wingnut Films Production

Producers: Barrie M. Osborne, Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh

Best Animated Short Film

"Harvie Krumpet"

A Melodrama Pictures Production

Adam Elliot

Best Live Action Short Film

"Two Soldiers"

A Shoe Clerk Picture Company Production

Aaron Schneider and Andrew J. Sacks

Achievement in Sound Editing

"Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World" (20th Century Fox)

Richard King

Achievement in Sound Mixing

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges and Hammond Peek

Achievement in Visual Effects

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)
Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook and Alex Funke

Best Adapted Screenplay

"The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" (New Line)

Screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens & Peter Jackson

Best Original Screenplay

"Lost in Translation" (Focus Features)

Written by Sofia Coppola