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Oscars 2015: Early awards given to sound, projection technology engineers

The ceremony celebrating the
The ceremony celebrating the "sciences" part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science won't be televised, but some portions will be included in the Oscars telecast on Feb. 22. (File photo depicts the silhouette of an Oscar statuette.)
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A sound engineer and the inventor of digital micromirror technology will receive Oscar statuettes when the film academy's Scientific and Technical Awards are presented next month.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday that sound engineer David W. Gray and scientist Larry Hornbeck will be recognized among 58 honorees at a Feb. 7 ceremony celebrating the "sciences" part of the organization's name.

Awards will be given to inventors of camera rigs and digital projection technology, software developers and lens creators.

The ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, California, won't be televised, but some portions will be included in the Academy Awards telecast on Feb. 22.