50th Academy Awards

The Academy Awards 1978 took place on 3 April 1978 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. It was the 50th Annual Academy Awards. In the year of award films of the past year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 1977.


Bob Hope led the 18th time as a moderator ( for the 13th time alone) by the Academy Awards.

Winners and nominations

Best Picture

The city euro sufferers ( Annie Hall ) - Charles H. Joffe

Best Director

Woody Allen - The City EUR Annie Hall ( Annie Hall )

Best Actor

Richard Dreyfuss - The Goodbye Girl ( The Goodbye Girl)

Best Actress

Diane Keaton - The City EUR sufferers ( Annie Hall )

Best Supporting Actor

Jason Robards - Julia

Best Supporting Actress

Vanessa Redgrave - Julia

Best Adapted Screenplay

Julia - Alvin Sargent

Best Original Screenplay

The city euro sufferers ( Annie Hall ) - Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman

Best Camera

Close Encounters of the Third Kind ( Close Encounters of the Third Child) - Vilmos Zsigmond

Best Art

Star Wars ( Star Wars ) - Jonathan Barry, Norman Reynolds, Leslie Dilley, Roger Christian

Best Costume Design

Star Wars ( Star Wars ) - John Mollo

Best Editing

Star Wars ( Star Wars ) - Paul Hirsch, Marcia Lucas, Richard Chew

Best Sound

Star Wars ( Star Wars ) - Don MacDougall, Ray West, Bob Minkler, Derek Ball

Best Visual Effects

Star Wars ( Star Wars ) - John Stears, John Dykstra, Richard Edlund, Grant McCune, Robert Blalack

Best Music ( Original Score )

Star Wars ( Star Wars ) - John Williams

Best Music ( Original Song Score)

Smiles of a Summer Night (A Little Night Music) - Jonathan Tunick

Best Song

" You Light Up My Life" from Star of my life - Joseph Brooks

Best Animated Short Film

Le château de sable - Co Hoedeman

Best Short Film

I'll Find a Way - Beverly Shaffer, Yuki Yoshida

Best Documentary (Short Film )

Gravity Is My Enemy - John C. Joseph Jan Stussy

Best Documentary

Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? - John Korty, Dan McCann, Warren Lockhart

Best Foreign Language Film

Madame Rosa ( La Vie devant soi ) of Moshé Mizrahi - France


Honorary Oscar

Special Achievement Award

Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation

Academy Award of Merit

Scientific and Engineering Award

Technical Achievement Award