Academy Awards 1998

Best Picture:
The Thin Red Line
Saving Private Ryan
***Shakespeare In Love
Life Is Beautiful

Actor In A Leading Role:
Tom Hanks, Saving Private Ryan
Nick Nolte, Affliction
Edward Norton, American Histoy X
Ian McKellen, Gods And Monsters
***Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful

Actress In A Leading Role:
Meryl Streep, One True Thing
***Gwyneth Paltrow, Shakespeare In Love
Emily Watson, Hilary And Jackie
Cate Blanchett, Elizabeth
Fernanda Montenegro, Central Station

Peter Weir, The Truman Show
Terence Malick, The Thin Red Line
***Steven Spielberg, Saving Private Ryan
John Madden, Shakespeare In Love
Roberto Benigni, Life Is Beautiful

Actor In A Supporting Role:
Robert Duvall, A Civil Action
Billy Bob Thornton, A Simple Plan
Ed Harris, The Truman Show
***James Coburn, Affliction
Geoffrey Rush, Shakespeare In Love

Actress In A Supporting Role:
Kathy Bates, Primary Colors
Rachel Griffiths, Hilary And Jackie
Lynn Redgrave, Gods And Monsters
Brenda Blethyn, Little Voice
***Judi Dench, Shakespeare In Love

A Civil Action - Conrad L. Hall
Elizabeth - Remi Adefarasin
Shakespeare In Love - Richard Greatrex
***Saving Private Ryan - Janusz Kaminski
The Thin Red Line - John Toll

Screenplay (Original):
Bulworth - Warren Beatty, Jeremy Pikser
Life Is Beautiful - Vincenzo Cerami, Roberto Benigni
Saving Private Ryan - Robert Rodat
***Shakespeare In Love - Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard
The Truman Show - Andrew Niccol

Screenplay (Adaptation):
A Simple Plan - Scott B. Smith
***Gods And Monsters - Bill Condon
Out Of Sight - Scott Frank
Primary Colors - Elaine May
The Thin Red Line - Terrence Mallick

Documentary (Feature):
Dancemaker - Matthew Diamond, Jerry Kupfer
Lenny Bruce: Swear To Tell The Truth - Robert B. Weide
Regret To Inform - Janet Cole, Barbara Sonneborn
The Farm: Angola, USA - Liz Garbus, Jonathan Stack
***The Last Days - Ken Lipper, James Moll

Documentary (Short Feature):
A Place In The Land - Charles Guggenheim
Sunrise Over Tiananmen Square - Donald McWilliams, Shui-Bo Wang
***The Personals: Improvisations On Romance In The Golden Years - Keiko Ibi

Film Editing:
Life Is Beautiful - Simona Paggi
Out Of Sight - Anne V. Coates
***Saving Private Ryan - Michael Kahn
Shakespeare In Love - David Gamble
The Thin Red Line - Leslie Jones, Saar Klein, Billy Weber

Set Decoration:
Elizabeth - Peter Howitt
Pleasantville - Jay Hart
Saving Private Ryan - Lisa Dean Kavanaugh
***Shakespeare In Love - Jill Quertier
What Dreams May Come - Cindy Carr

Art Direction:
Elizabeth - John Myhre, Peter Howitt
Pleasantville - Jeannine Oppewall, Jay Hart
Saving Private Ryan - Tom Sanders, Lisa Dean Kavanaugh
***Shakespeare In Love - Martin Childs, Jill Quertier
What Dreams May Come - Eugenio Zanetti, Cindy Carr

Short Film (Animated):
***Bunny - Chris Wedge
Jolly Roger - Mark Baker
More - Steve Kalafer, Mark Osborne
The Canterbury Tales - Christopher Grace, Jonathan Myerson
When Life Departs - Stefan Fjeldmark, Karsten Kiilerich

Short Film (Live Action):
Culture - Josh Gordon, Will Speck
***Election Night (Valgaften) - Anders Thomas Jensen, Kim Magnusson
Holiday Romance - Alexander Jovy, J.J. Keith
La Carte Postale (The Postcard) - Vivian Goffette
Victor - Joel Bergvall, Simon Sandquist

Foreign Language Film:
Central Station - Brazil
Children Of Heaven - Iran
***Life Is Beautiful - Italy
Tango - Argentina
The Grandfather - Spain

Costume Design:
Beloved - Colleen Atwood
Elizabeth - Alexandra Byrne
Pleasantville - Judianna Makovsky
***Shakespeare In Love - Sandy Powell
Velvet Goldmine - Sandy Powell

***Elizabeth - Jenny Shircore
Saving Private Ryan - Lois Burwell, Conor O'Sullivan, Daniel C. Striepeke
Shakespeare In Love - Veronica Brebner, Lisa Westcott

Sound Effects Editing:
Armageddon - George Watters II
***Saving Private Ryan - Richard Hyms, Gary Rydstrom
The Mask Of Zorro - David McMoyler

Visual Effects:
Armageddon - John Frazier, Richard R. Hoover, Pat McClung
Mighty Joe Young - Rick Baker, Allen Hall, Jim Mitchell, Hoyt Yeatman
***What Dreams May Come - Nicholas Brooks, Joel Hynek, Kevin Mack, Stuart Robertson

Armageddon - Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Keith A. Wester
***Saving Private Ryan - Ronald Judkins, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, Gary Summers
Shakespeare In Love - Peter Glossop, Dominic Lester, Robin O'Donoghue
The Mask Of Zorro - Pud Cusack, Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell
The Thin Red Line - Anna Behlmer, Paul Brincat, Andy Nelson

Music (Original Dramatic Score):
Elizabeth - David Hirschfelder
***Life Is Beautiful - Nicola Piovani
Pleasantville - Randy Newman
Saving Private Ryan - John Williams
The Thin Red Line - Hans Zimmer

Music (Original Musical or Comedy Score):
A Bug's Life - Randy Newman
Mulan - Matthew Wilder, David Zippel, Jerry Goldsmith
Patch Adams - Marc Shaiman
Prince Of Egypt - Stephen Schwartz, Hans Zimmer
***Shakespeare In Love - Stephen Warbeck

Music (Original Song):
"I Don't Want To Miss a Thing," ~Armageddon - Diane Warren
"That'll Do," ~Babe: Pig In The City - Randy Newman
"The Prayer," ~Quest For Camelot - David Foster, Tony Renis, Carole Bayer Sager, Alberto Testa
"A Soft Place To Fall," ~The Horse Whisperer - Allison Moorer, Gwil Owen
***"When You Believe," ~The Prince Of Egypt - Stephen Schwartz

Special Awards:
The Irving Thalberg Award: Norman Jewison
Honorary Award: Elia Kazan, David W. Gray