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The Special Achievement Award was an Academy Award given for an achievement that makes an exceptional contribution to the motion picture for which it was created, but for which there is no annual award category. Such award shall only be conferred, however, for achievements in productions that also qualify as an eligible release for distinguished achievements and meet the Academy's eligibility year and deadlines requirements.
This table displays the individuals who received the Special Achievement Oscar for their contributions to film. The category was inaugurated in 1972 and discontinued in 1995; Toy Story was the last Special Achievement award given at the Oscars.