Oscars 2012: the winners

Oscars 2012: the winners

Hosted by Billy Crystal, the 84th Academy Awards ceremony took place on Sunday, February 26. Two tributes to the silent era, The Artist and Hugo, were the big winners, with 5 Oscars each.

Canadian nominee Monsieur Lazhar from Philippe Falardeau didn’t win in the Best Foreign Language Film category; neither did NFB productions Dimanche and Wild Life in the Best Animated Short one. We’re sure they’re still honoured to have been nominated!

Complete list of winners:

Best Picture - The Artist

Best Director - Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Best Actor – Jean DujardinThe Artist

Best Actress – Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady

Best Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer, The Help

Best Writing – Original Screenplay – Midnight in Paris

Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay – The Descendants

Best Cinematography – Hugo

Best Film Editing – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Art Direction – Hugo

Best Original Score- The Artist

Best Original Song – “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets

Best Sound Editing- Hugo

Best Sound Mixing- Hugo

Best Makeup - The Iron Lady

Best Costume Design - The Artist

Best Visual Effects – Hugo

Best Foreign Language Film – A Separation

Best Animated Feature – Rango

Best Documentary – Feature – Undefeated

Best Documentary – Short Subject – Saving Face

Best Live Action Short Film – The Shore

Best Animated Short Film - The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

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