Rule Twenty-Six: Rules for the Gordon E. Sawyer Award

  1. This award shall be given to an individual in the motion picture industry whose technological contributions have brought credit to the industry.
  2. The selection of this award is overseen by the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee and brought before the Board of Governors for consideration.  A vote of two-thirds of the governors present is necessary to endorse the proposal.
  3. Presentation of this award is made at a special event honoring scientific and technical achievements.
  4. No proxies shall be permitted in balloting for the Sawyer Award.  The Sawyer Award shall not be voted posthumously.  No sitting member of the Board of Governors shall be eligible to receive the Sawyer Award.  No individual shall be eligible to receive the Sawyer Award more than once.