90th Academy Awards ceremony, popularly referred to as Oscars 2018, honouring the best films of 2017 was held in Los Angeles, California, United States.
- The ceremony was hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel.
- Fantasy drama film, ‘The Shape of Water’ got the most awards (in 4 categories) including the Best Picture Award.
- ‘The Shape of Water’ was also credited with most nominations (in 13 categories).
Oscars 2018 – Winners List
|Best Picture||The Shape of Water|
|Best Director||Guillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water|
|Best Actor||Gary Oldman – Darkest Hour|
|Best Actress||Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri|
|Best Supporting Actor||Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri|
|Best Supporting Actress||Allison Janney – I, Tonya|
|Best Original Screenplay||Get Out – Written by Jordan Peele|
|Best Adapted Screenplay||Call Me by Your Name – James Ivory based on the novel by André Aciman|
|Best Animated Feature Film||Coco|
|Best Foreign Language Film||A Fantastic Woman (Chile) in Spanish|
|Best Live Action Short Film||The Silent Child|
|Best Animated Short Film||Dear Basketball|
|Best Original Score||The Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat|
|Best Original Song||“Remember Me” from Coco – Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez|
|Best Sound Editing||Dunkirk – Richard King and Alex Gibson|
|Best Sound Mixing||Dunkirk – Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker and Gary A. Rizzo|
|Best Production Design||The Shape of Water – Production Design: Paul Denham Austerberry; Set Decoration: Shane Vieau and Jeff Melvin|
|Best Cinematography||Blade Runner 2049 – Roger A. Deakins|
|Best Makeup and Hairstyling||Darkest Hour – Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick|
|Best Costume Design||Phantom Thread – Mark Bridges|
|Best Film Editing||Dunkirk – Lee Smith|
|Best Visual Effects||Blade Runner 2049 – John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambertand Richard R. Hoover|
Quick Facts about Oscars:
♦ Awarded for – To recognize excellence in cinematic achievements (in United States)
♦ Presented by – Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)
♦ First Awarded in – 1929
♦ Frequency – Annual
♦ Creator of Oscar statuette – George Stanley