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Academy Awards aka Oscar Awards 2016

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The 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. It was presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in 24 categories.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road made a big win by bagging 6 awards.
  • The Oscar ceremony was produced by David Hill and Reginald Hudlin and directed by Glenn Weiss.
  • Show HostActor Chris Rock

Academy Awards aka Oscar Awards 2016Here is the list of Academy Awards Winners

Category Winner
Best Picture Spotlight
Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio
Best Actress Brie Larson
Best Direction Alejandro G Inarritu for “The Revenant”
Best Original Song “Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectrex
Best Original Score Ennio Morricine for “The Hateful Eight”
Best Foreign Language Film Son of Saul (Hungary)
Best Live Action Short Film Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage for “Stutterer”
Best Documentary – Feature Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees for “Amy”
Best Documentary – Short Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for “A Girl In the River: The Price of Forgiveness”
Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance
Best Animated Feature Pete Doctor and Jonas Rivera for “Inside Out”
Best Animated Short Gabriel Osorio Pato Escala for “Bear Story”
Best Visual Effects Andrew Whiteburst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Ara Bennett for “Ex Machina”
Best Sound Mixing Chris Jenkins, Greg Rudloff and Ben Osmo for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Sound Editing Mark Mangini and David White for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Film Editing Margaret Sixel for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki for “The Revenant”
Makeup and Hairstyling Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Production Design Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Costume Design Jenny Beavan for “Mad Max Fury Road”
Best Actress In A Supporting Role Alicia Vikander
Best Adapted Screenplay “The Big Short” for Charles Randolph and Adam McKay


Key Highlight of Event:
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra presented the Oscar in the Best Film Editing category to “Mad Max: Fury Road” along with Hollywood star Liev Schreiber to Editor Margaret Sixel.

  • She became the second Indian presenter at the foreign annual film ceremony after Persis Khambatta.