Awards & Winners

William Garity

Date of Birth 02-April-1899
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
William E. "Bill" Garity was an American inventor and technician best known for the his employment at Walt Disney Studios, where in 1937 he and Ub Iwerks developed the multiplane camera and where he developed Fantasound, an early stereophonic surround sound system for 1940's Fantasia. After leaving the Disney studio, Garity later became vice president and production manager for Walter Lantz Productions. He was inducted in the Disney Legends program in 1999.

Awards by William Garity

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Academy Honorary Award
Honored for : Fantasia
(for their outstanding contribution to the advancement of the use of sound in motion pictures through the production of Fantasia)