The greatest night of Hollywood, the 89th Academy Awards, Oscars was celebrated by the biggest and best names in the movie business. The ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
The Best Actor award was won by Casey Affleck for ‘Manchester by the Sea’ and Emma stone the Best Actress for her beautiful performance in ‘La La Land’.
There was a lot of drama in the award ceremony. Initially, La La Land was declared as the Best Picture but it was soon announced that there was an error and the Best Picture was awarded to Moonlight. The cast and crew of La La Land left the stage graciously and made way for makers of Moonlight.
The Best director award was won by Damien Chazelle for La La Land.
La La Land won six awards whereas Moonlight won three golden statuettes.
Jimmy Kimmel hosted the award ceremony and was quite commenting a lot on US President Donald Trump.
Here’s the complete list of the winners:
Best Picture – ‘Moonlight’ by Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Emma Stone for ‘La La Land’
Best Actor in a Leading Role – Casey Affleck for ‘Manchester By The Sea’
Best Director – Damien Chazelle for ‘La La Land’
Best Adapted Screenplay – Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney for ‘Moonlight’
Best Original Screenplay – Kenneth Lonergan for ‘Manchester By The Sea’
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Viola Davis for ‘Fences’
Best Supporting Actor- Mahershala Ali for ‘Moonlight’
Best Original Song – ‘City Of Stars’ from ‘La La Land’ by Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Best Original Score – Justin Hurwitz for ‘La La Land’
Best Cinematography – Linus Sandgren for ‘La La Land’
Best Live Action Short – ‘Sing’ by Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy
Best Documentary Short – ‘The White Helmets’ by Orlando Von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara
Best Film Editing – John Gilbert for ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Best Visual Effects – Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R Jones and Dan Lemmon for ‘The Jungle Book’
Best Production Design – David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco for ‘La La Land’
Best Animated Feature – ‘Zootopia’ by Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer
Best Animated Short – ‘Piper’ by Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer
Best Foreign Language Film – ‘The Salesman’ by Asghar Farhadi
Best Sound Mixing – Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace for ‘Hacksaw Ridge’
Best Sound Editing – Sylvian Bellemare for ‘Arrival’
Best Documentary Feature – Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow for ‘O J: Made In America’