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Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water bags Best Picture Award

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90th Academy Awards ceremony, popularly referred to as Oscars 2018, honouring the best films of 2017 was held in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Oscars 2018: The Shape of Water bags Best Picture Award

  • 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 PictureThe Shape of Water
Best DirectorGuillermo del Toro – The Shape of Water
Best ActorGary Oldman – Darkest Hour
Best ActressFrances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Supporting ActorSam Rockwell – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Supporting ActressAllison Janney – I, Tonya
Best Original ScreenplayGet Out – Written by Jordan Peele
Best Adapted ScreenplayCall Me by Your Name – James Ivory based on the novel by André Aciman
Best Animated Feature FilmCoco
Best Foreign Language FilmA Fantastic Woman (Chile) in Spanish
Best Live Action Short FilmThe Silent Child
Best Animated Short FilmDear Basketball
Best Original ScoreThe Shape of Water – Alexandre Desplat
Best Original Song“Remember Me” from Coco – Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Best Sound EditingDunkirk – Richard King and Alex Gibson
Best Sound MixingDunkirk – Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker and Gary A. Rizzo
Best Production DesignThe Shape of Water – Production Design: Paul Denham Austerberry; Set Decoration: Shane Vieau and Jeff Melvin
Best CinematographyBlade Runner 2049 – Roger A. Deakins
Best Makeup and HairstylingDarkest Hour – Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick
Best Costume DesignPhantom Thread – Mark Bridges
Best Film EditingDunkirk – Lee Smith
Best Visual EffectsBlade 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