The 89th Academy Awards commonly referred to as Oscar took place on February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.The award presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2016 in 24 categories.
- La La Land won the most number of awards at the ceremony totaling to six after being nominated into 14 categories.
- It was followed by Arrival and Moonlight with each being nominated in eight categories.
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Complete List of Winners
|Best Actres||Emma Stone||La La Land|
|Best Actor||Casey Affleck||Manchester By The Sea|
|Best Director||Damien Chazelle||La La Land|
|Best Supporting Actress||Viola Davis||Fences|
|Best Supporting Actor||Mahershala Ali||Moonlight|
|Best Original Screenplay||Kenneth Lonergan||Manchester By The Sea|
|Best Adapted Screenplay||Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney||Moonlight|
|Best Cinematography||Linus Sandgren||La La Land|
|Best Original Score||Justin Hurwitz||La La Land|
|Best Original Song||Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul||La La Land|
|Best Sound Editing||Sylvain Bellemare||Arrival|
|Best Foreign Language Film||Asghar Farhadi||The Salesman|
|Best Film Editing||John Gilbert||Hacksaw Ridge|
|Best Visual Effects||Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon||The Jungle Book|
|Best Production Design||David Wasco and Sandy Reynolds Wasco||La La Land|
|Best Sound Mixing||Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace||Hacksaw Ridge|
|Best Documentary-Feature||Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow||O.J.: Made in America|
|Best Animated Feature Film||Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer||Zootopia|
|Best Animated Short Film||Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer||Piper|
|Best Documentary-Short Subject||Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara||The White Helmets|
|Best Live Action Short Film||Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy||Sing|
|Best Make-Up and Hairstyling||Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson||Suicide Squad|
|Best Costume Design||Colleen Atwood||Fantastic Beast and Where To Find Them|
About Academy Awards
The Academy Awards, or “Oscars” is a group of twenty-four artistic and technical honors given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry.
- The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette officially called the Academy Award of Merit and famously referred as Oscar Award.
- The award was first presented in 1929. A total of 3,048 Oscars have been awarded since the inception of the award till the 88th Academy Award.