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

Wall-E

 

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

(Spielzeugland)Toyland

 

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