67th Academy Awards (1994): The Ceremony

Nominations Announcement | Ceremony Details | Presenters | Song Performances | Other Performances | Production Staff | Ceremony Emmys | Sci-Tech Awards

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Tuesday, February 14, 1995
Nominations Presenters: Angela Bassett, Arthur Hiller
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Supporting Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Supporting Actress
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Actress
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Director
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Original Screenplay
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Adapted Screenplay
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Foreign Language Film
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Picture

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Monday, March 27, 1995, 6:00pm
Location: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Televised On: ABC
Host: David Letterman
Length: 3 hours, 35 minutes
Nielsen Ratings: 33.47 rating
Viewers: 48.87 million


President’s Welcoming Remarks: Arthur Hiller
Supporting Actress: Tommy Lee Jones
Costume Design: Sharon Stone
Best Picture Introduction: Pulp Fiction: Keanu Reeves
Original Song Introduction: “Make Up Your Mind”: Rene Russo
Makeup & Hairstyling: Uma Thurman
Sound Editing: Sarah Jessica Parker
Film Editing: Steve Martin
Best Picture Introduction: Forrest Gump: Sally Field
Supporting Actor: Anna Paquin
Original Song Introduction: “Look What Love Has Done”: Matt Dillon
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Quincy Jones: Oprah Winfrey
Cinematography: Paul Newman
Scientific & Technical Awards: Jamie Lee Curtis
Live Action Short Film: Tim Allen
Animated Short Film: Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck
Best Picture Introduction: Quiz Show: Gregory Peck
Production Design: Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon
Visual Effects: Steven Segal
Original Song Introduction: “Circle of Life” and “Hakuna Matata”: Angela Bassett
Documentary Short Subject: Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta
Documentary Feature: Samuel L. Jackson, John Travolta
Sound Mixing: Ellen Barkin
Honorary Award: Michelangelo Antonioni: Jack Nicholson
Music: Original Score: Hugh Grant, Andie McDowell
Original Song Introduction: “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”: Julia Ormond
Foreign Language Film: Jeremy Irons
Original Song: Sylvester Stallone
Best Picture Introduction: Four Weddings and a Funeral: Annette Bening
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Anthony Hopkins
Writing: Original Screenplay: Anthony Hopkins
In Memoriam: Sigourney Weaver
Irving G. Thalberg Award: Clint Eastwood: Arnold Schwarzeneggar
Actress: Tom Hanks
Best Picture Introduction: The Shawshank Redemption: Denzel Washington
Actor: Holly Hunter
Directing: Steven Spielberg
Picture: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino

Previous Acting & Directing Winners

The tradition of prior acting winners returning the subsequent year to present the opposite-gender category is a long one. Each year, we look to see whether the prior winners returned. There was an intermittent tradition where the prior directing winner returned as well, but this was a rare occurrence.

Actor – Tom Hanks: Yes
Actress – Holly Hunter: Yes
Supporting Actor – Tommy Lee Jones: Yes
Supporting Actress – Anna Paquin: Yes
Directing – Steven Spielberg: Yes

Song Performances

Can You Feel the Love Tonight: Elton John
Circle of Life: Hinton Battle
Hakuna Matata: David Alan Grier, Ernie Sabella
Look What Love Has Done: Patty Smyth
Make Up Your Mind: Randy Newman

Original Song Film Performers

Was the song performed at the Oscars by the same individuals who performed it in the film?

Can You Feel the Love Tonight: Partial (Elton John only) (Performed in the Film by: Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Sally Dworsky, Joseph Williams, Kristle Edwards, Elton John)
Circle of Life: No (Performed in the Film by: Carmen Twillie, Lebo M.)
Hakuna Matata: Partial (Ernie Sabella only) (Performed in the Film by: Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella, Jason Weaver, Joseph Williams)
Look What Love Has Done: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Patty Smyth)
Make Up Your Mind: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Randy Newman)

Other Performances

Make ‘Em Laugh: Tim Curry, Kathy Najimy, Mara Wilson

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Randy Thomas
Conductor / Musical Arranger: Bill Conti
Director: Jeff Margolis
Producer: Gilbert ‘Gil’ Cates
Writer: Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Bruce Vilanch
Writer (Special Material): David Letterman, Michael Barrie, Jon Beckerman, Rob Burnett, Donick Cary, Al Franken, Jim Mulholland, Gerard Mulligan, James Vallely, Bill Scheft, Larry Jacobson
Production Design: Roy Christopher
Costume Design: Ray Aghayan
Choreography: Debbie Allen


Nominations: 6
Wins: 1
Variety Music or Comedy Special: Nominee
Directing for a Variety Series: Winner
Music Direction: Nominee
Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming: Nominee
Costumes for a Variety Program or a Special: Nominee
Choreography: Nominee

Scientific & Technical Awards

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