Day: February 23, 2009

The 81st Academy Awards

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The winners of the 81st Academy Awards:

Best Supporting Actress

Penelope Cruz, Vicky Christina Barcelona


Best Original Screenplay

Dustin Lance Black, Milk


Best Adapted Screenplay

Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire


Best Animated Feature



Best Animated Short

La Maison en Petit Cubes


Best Art Direction

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


Best Costume Design

The Duchess, Michael O’Connor


Best Makeup

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Greg Cannom


Best Cinematography

Slumdog Millionaire


Best Live Action Short



Best Supporting Actor

Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight


Best Documentary Feature

Man on Wire, James Marsh and Simon Chinn


Best Documentary Short

Smile Pinki, Megan Mylan


Best Visual Effects

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button


Best Sound Editing

The Dark Knight, Richard King


Best Sound Mixing

Slumdog Millionaire


Best Film Editing

Slumdog Millionaire,


Best Original Score

Slumdog Millionaire, A. R. Rahman


Best Original Song

“Jai-Ho” from Slumdog Millionaire, A. R. Rahman and Gulzar


Best Foreign Language Film

Departures, Japan


Best Director

Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire


Best Actress

Kate Winslet, The Reader


Best Actor

Sean Penn, Milk


Best Picture

Slumdog Millionaire