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67th Academy Awards
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Date March 27, 1995
Site Shrine Auditorium
Los Angeles, California
Host David Letterman
Highlights
Best Picture Forrest Gump
Most wins Forrest Gump (6)
Most nominations Forrest Gump (13)
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The 67th Academy Awards ceremony, which honored the best achievements in film in 1994, was held on March 27, 1995 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium. Comedian David Letterman hosted the show for the first time. Three weeks earlier in a ceremony held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on March 4, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement were presented by host Jamie Lee Curtis.

Forrest Gump earned the most nominations with thirteen. It was the most nominated film since 1966's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and the fifth film to earn that many nominations. Bullets Over Broadway, The Shawshank Redemption, Pulp Fiction tied for second with seven each. For only the second time in Oscar history, three of the four acting winners were previous winners. The 11th ceremony held in 1939 previously accomplished this feat. Best Actor winner Tom Hanks became the fifth performer to win consecutive acting Oscars and the second person to do so in the aforementioned category since Spencer Tracy won for his performances in Captains Courageous and Boys Town. He also was the sixth person to win Best Actor twice. Best Supporting Actress winner Dianne Wiest became the first person to win two acting Oscars for performances in films directed by the same person. She first won in that same category for her role in Woody Allen's 1986 film Hannah and Her Sisters.

Nominees and Winners

The nominees for the 67th Academy Awards were announced on February 14, 1995. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on March 27, 1995.

Best Picture

See also: Best Picture

Winner
Forrest GumpWendy Finerman, Steve Tisch, Steve Starkey
Nominees
Four Weddings and a FuneralDuncan Kenworthy
Pulp FictionLawrence Bender
Quiz ShowRobert Redford, Michael Jacobs, Julian Krainin, Michael Nozik
The Shawshank RedemptionNiki Marvin

Best Director

See also: Best Director

Winner
Forrest GumpRobert Zemeckis
Nominees
Bullets Over BroadwayWoody Allen
Pulp FictionQuentin Tarantino
Quiz ShowRobert Redford
RedKrzysztof Kieslowski

Best Actor

See also: Best Actor

Winner
Tom HanksForrest Gump
Nominees
Morgan FreemanThe Shawshank Redemption
Nigel HawthorneThe Madness of King George
Paul NewmanNobody's Fool
John TravoltaPulp Fiction

Best Actress

See also: Best Actress

Winner
Jessica LangeBlue Sky
Nominees
Jodie FosterNell
Miranda RichardsonTom & Viv
Winona RyderLittle Women
Susan SarandonThe Client

Best Supporting Actor

See also: Best Supporting Actor

Winner
Martin LandauEd Wood
Nominees
Samuel L. JacksonPulp Fiction
Chazz PalminteriBullets Over Broadway
Paul ScofieldQuiz Show
Gary SiniseForrest Gump

Best Supporting Actress

See also: Best Supporting Actress

Winner
Dianne WiestBullets Over Broadway
Nominees
Rosemary HarrisTom & Viv
Helen MirrenThe Madness of King George
Uma ThurmanPulp Fiction
Jennifer TillyBullets Over Broadway

Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

See also: Best Original Screenplay

Winner
Pulp FictionQuentin Tarantino, Roger Avary
Nominees
Bullets Over BroadwayWoody Allen, Douglas McGrath
Four Weddings and a FuneralRichard Curtis
Heavenly CreaturesFrances Walsh, Peter Jackson
RedKrzysztof Piesiewicz, Krzysztof Kieslowski

Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

See also: Best Adapted Screenplay

Winner
Forrest GumpEric Roth
Nominees
The Madness of King GeorgeAlan Bennett
Nobody's FoolRobert Benton
Quiz ShowPaul Attanasio
The Shawshank RedemptionFrank Darabont

Best Foreign Language Film

See also: Best Foreign Language Film

Winner
Burnt by the Sun from RussiaNikita Mikhalkov
Nominees
Before the Rain from The Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaMilcho Manchevski
Eat Drink Man Woman from TaiwanAng Lee
Farinelli: Il Castrato from BelgiumGérard Corbiau
Strawberry and Chocolate from CubaTomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío

Best Documentary Feature

See also: Best Documentary Feature

Winner
Maya Lin: A Strong Clear VisionFreida Lee Mock, Terry Sanders
Nominees
Complaints of a Dutiful DaughterDeborah Hoffman
D-Day RememberedCharles Guggenheim
Freedom on My MindConnie Field, Marilyn Mulford
A Great Day in HarlemJean Bach

Best Documentary Short

See also: Best Documentary Short

Winner
A Time for JusticeCharles Guggenheim
Nominees
Blues HighwayVince DiPersio, Bill Guttentag
89mm od Europy (89mm from Europe)Marcel Lozinski
School of AssassinsRobert Richter
Straight from the HeartDee Mosbacher, Frances Reid

Best Live Action Short

See also: Best Live Action Short

Winner
Tie: Franz Kafka's It's a Wonderful LifePeter Capaldi, Ruth Kenley-Letts
TrevorPeggy Rajski, Randy Stone
Nominees
Kangaroo CourtSean Astin, Christine Astin
On HopeJoBeth Williams, Michele McGuire
SyrupPaul Unwin, Nick Vivian

Best Animated Short

See also: Best Animated Short

Winner
Bob's BirthdayAlison Snowden, David Fine
Nominees
The Big StoryTim Watts, David Stoten
The JanitorVanessa Schwartz
The Monk and the FishMichael Dudok de Wit
TriangleErica Russell

Best Original Score

See also: Best Original Score

Winner
The Lion KingHans Zimmer
Nominees
Forrest GumpAlan Silvestri
Interview with the VampireElliot Goldenthal
Little WomenThomas Newman
The Shawshank RedemptionThomas Newman

Best Original Song

See also: Best Original Song

Winner
"Can You Feel the Love Tonight" from The Lion KingElton John, Tim Rice
Nominees
"Circle of Life" from The Lion KingElton John, Tim Rice
"Hakuna Matata" from The Lion KingElton John, Tim Rice
"Look What Love Has Done" from JuniorCarol Bayer Sager, James Newton Howard, James Ingram, Patty Smyth
"Make Up Your Mind" from The PaperRandy Newman

Best Cinematography

See also: Best Cinematography

Winner
Legends of the FallJohn Toll
Nominees
Forrest GumpDon Burgess
RedPiotr Sobocinski
The Shawshank RedemptionRoger Deakins
Wyatt EarpOwen Roizman

Best Art Direction

See also: Best Art Direction

Winner
The Madness of King GeorgeKen Adam, Carolyn Scott
Nominees
Bullets Over BroadwaySanto Loquasto, Susan Bode
Forrest GumpRick Carter, Nancy Haigh
Interview with the VampireDante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo
Legends of the FallLilly Kilvert, Dorree Cooper

Costume Design

See also: Best Costume Design

Winner
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the DesertLizzy Gardiner, Tim Chappel
Nominees
Bullets Over BroadwayJeffrey Kurland
Little WomenColleen Atwood
MaverickApril Ferry
Queen Margotmoidele Bickel

Best Makeup

See also: Best Makeup

Winner
Ed WoodRick Baker, Ve Neill, Yolanda Toussieng
Nominees
Forrest GumpDaniel c. Striepeke, Hallie D'Amore, Judith A. Cory
Mary Shelley's FrankensteinDaniel Parker, Paul Engelen, Carol Hemming

Best Film Editing

See also: Best Film Editing

Winner
Forrest GumpArthur Schmidt
Nominees
Hoop DreamsFrederick Marx. Steve James, Bill Haugse
Pulp FictionSally Menke
The Shawshank RedemptionRichard Francis-Bruce
SpeedJohn Wright

Sound

See also: Best Sound

Winner
SpeedGregg Landaker, Steve Maslow, Bob Beemer, David R.B. MacMillan
Nominees
Clear and Present DangerDonald O. Mitchell, Frank A. Montaño, Michael Herbick, Arthur Rochester
Forrest GumpRandy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands, William B. Kaplan
Legends of the FallPaul Massey, David Campbell, Christopher David, Douglas Ganton
The Shawshank RedemptionRobert J. Litt, Elliot Tyson, Michael Herbick, Willie Burton

Best Sound Effects Editing

See also: Best Sound Effects Editing

Winner
SpeedStephen Huner Flick
Nominees
Clear and Present DangerBruce Stambler, John Leveque
Forrest GumpGloria S. Borders, Randy Thom

Best Visual Effects

See also: Best Visual Effects

Winner
Forrest GumpKen Ralston, George Murphy, Stephen Rosenbaum, Allen Hall
Nominees
The MaskScott Squires, Steve Williams, Tom Bertino, Jon Farhat
True LiesJohn Bruno, Thomas L. Fisher, Jacques Stroweis, Patrick McClung

Honorary Awards

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award