3rd Academy Award Ceremony

Date: November 5, 1930

Best Picture

Best Actor in a Leading Role

  • George Arliss for Disraeli

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Best Director

Best Writing, Achievement

  • Frances Marion for The Big House

Best Cinematography

  • Joseph T. Rucker, Willard Van der Veer for With Byrd at the South Pole

Best Art Direction

  • Herman Rosse for King of Jazz

Best Sound, Recording

  • Douglas Shearer for The Big House