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Complete List of the 89th Academy Award (Oscar Award)

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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

Award CategoryWinnerMovie
Best Picture  Moonlight
Best ActresEmma StoneLa La Land
Best ActorCasey AffleckManchester By The Sea
Best DirectorDamien ChazelleLa La Land
Best Supporting ActressViola DavisFences
Best Supporting ActorMahershala AliMoonlight
Best Original ScreenplayKenneth LonerganManchester By The Sea
Best Adapted ScreenplayBarry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraneyMoonlight
Best CinematographyLinus SandgrenLa La Land
Best Original ScoreJustin HurwitzLa La Land
Best Original SongJustin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin PaulLa La Land
Best Sound EditingSylvain BellemareArrival
Best Foreign Language FilmAsghar FarhadiThe Salesman
Best Film EditingJohn GilbertHacksaw Ridge
Best Visual EffectsRobert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan LemmonThe Jungle Book
Best Production DesignDavid Wasco and Sandy Reynolds WascoLa La Land
Best Sound MixingKevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter GraceHacksaw Ridge
Best Documentary-FeatureEzra Edelman and Caroline WaterlowO.J.: Made in America
Best Animated Feature FilmByron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark SpencerZootopia
Best Animated Short FilmAlan Barillaro and Marc SondheimerPiper
Best Documentary-Short SubjectOrlando von Einsiedel and Joanna NatasegaraThe White Helmets
Best Live Action Short FilmKristof Deak and Anna UdvardySing
Best Make-Up and HairstylingAlessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher NelsonSuicide Squad
Best Costume DesignColleen AtwoodFantastic 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.