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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 PictureSpotlight
Best ActorLeonardo DiCaprio
Best ActressBrie Larson
Best DirectionAlejandro G Inarritu for “The Revenant”
Best Original Song“Writing’s on the Wall” from Spectrex
Best Original ScoreEnnio Morricine for “The Hateful Eight”
Best Foreign Language FilmSon of Saul (Hungary)
Best Live Action Short FilmBenjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage for “Stutterer”
Best Documentary – FeatureAsif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees for “Amy”
Best Documentary – ShortSharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for “A Girl In the River: The Price of Forgiveness”
Best Supporting ActorMark Rylance
Best Animated FeaturePete Doctor and Jonas Rivera for “Inside Out”
Best Animated ShortGabriel Osorio Pato Escala for “Bear Story”
Best Visual EffectsAndrew Whiteburst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Ara Bennett for “Ex Machina”
Best Sound MixingChris Jenkins, Greg Rudloff and Ben Osmo for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Sound EditingMark Mangini and David White for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Film EditingMargaret Sixel for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best CinematographyEmmanuel Lubezki for “The Revenant”
Makeup and HairstylingLesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Production DesignColin Gibson and Lisa Thompson for “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best Costume DesignJenny Beavan for “Mad Max Fury Road”
Best Actress In A Supporting RoleAlicia 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.