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The 3rd Saturn Awards[1] was the fifth ceremony of Saturn Awards in which media properties and personalities deemed by the Academy to be the best in science fiction, fantasy and horror released in the year 1975 were awarded. The ceremony was held on January 31, 1976.[2][3] In this ceremony the categories of Best Director was added[citation needed] and for the first time ever in the Saturn Awards history the acting categories were introduced, although in this ceremony the nominees of the acting categories were a single person.[4]

3rd Saturn Awards
DateJanuary 31, 1976
SiteCalifornia, U.S.

Below is a complete list of nominees and winners. Winners are highlighted in bold.


Best DirectorEdit

Best ActorEdit

Best ActressEdit

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Best MusicEdit

For his career.

Best WritingEdit

Best Fantasy FilmEdit

Best Horror FilmEdit

Best Science Fiction FilmEdit

Best Special EffectsEdit

  • Dark Star - Douglas Knapp, Bill Taylor, John Carpenter, Dan O'Bannon

Best Make-UpEdit

Best Stop Motion AnimationEdit

Best Set DecorationEdit

Special awardsEdit

Best Film of 1975Edit

Life Career AwardEdit


  1. ^ "Saturn Award for Best Director (Saturn Award) - Winners". Retrieved 2016-01-25.
  2. ^ "Saturn Awards: Nominations List". January 24, 2016. Retrieved January 24, 2016.
  3. ^ 3rd Saturn Awards at IMDb.
  4. ^ "1975 Saturn Awards". The Internet Movie Database.

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