Last night was full of surprises, celebrations, and fun for the people associated with the entertainment industry as it was the 89th Academy Awards night. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences honored the best performers and movies of the previous year.
With the record breaking nominations for 14 categories, ‘La La Land’ managed to grab six Oscars including Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Score, Original Song, Best Cinematography and Best Production Design. With the Best Director award for ‘La La Land’, Damien Chazelle became the youngest ever recipient of the coveted Oscar prize.
With the confusion and mess on the Best Picture award announcement, finally ‘Moonlight’ scooped it and became the winner of total three Oscars. Actor Mahershala Ali got the Best Supporting Actor award for ‘Moonlight’ and became the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award. The third award for the movie was for Best Adapted screenplay that made the tally to a total of three awards.
Casey Affleck, Viola Davis and ‘Zootroplis’ were other big winners on the Oscars night with Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, and Best Animated Feature awards respectively.
Here is the complete list of winners who took home Oscar trophy:
Best Picture – Moonlight
Actor in a Leading Role – Casey Affleck for Manchester by the Sea
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Emma Stone for La La Land
Best ACTOR in a Supporting Role – Mahershala Ali for Moonlight
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Viola Davis for Fences
Best Animate Feature Film – Zootopia
Best Cinematography – La La Land
Best Costume Design – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Best Direction – La La Land
Best Documentary Feature – O.J.: Made in America
Best Documentary (Short Subject) – The White Helmets
Best Film Editing – Hacksaw Ridge
Foreign Language Film – The Salesman
Makeup And Hairstyling – Suicide Squad
Music (Original Score) – La La Land
Music (Original Song) – “City Of Stars” from La La Land, Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Best Production Design – La La Land
Best Short Film (Animated) – Piper
Best Short Film (Live Action) – Sing
Best Sound Editing – Arrival
Best Sound Mixing – Hacksaw Ridge
Best Visual Effects – The Jungle Book
Writing (Adapted Screenplay) – Moonlight
Best Writing (Original Screenplay) – Manchester by the Sea