Monday, February 27, 2017

2017 / 89th Academy Awards Announced; "Moonlight" Named Best Picture... for Reals

The Academy Awards is an American film accolade.  It is best known as the “Oscars,” and is an annual awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements primarily in the American film industry. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette that is officially called the “Academy Award of Merit,” but has become commonly known by its nickname, the “Oscar.”   The awards were first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  The Academy Awards are overseen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

The 89th Oscars nominations were announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2016 were presented on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center.  The ceremony was televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

2017 / 89th Academy Award winners (for film achievements in 2016):

Best Picture
Moonlight - Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers

La La Land - Damien Chazelle

Actor in a Leading Role
Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea

Actress in a Leading Role
Emma Stone - La La Land

Actor in a Supporting Role
Mahershala Ali - Moonlight

Actress in a Supporting Role
Viola Davis – Fences

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Moonlight - Screenplay by Barry Jenkins; Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Manchester by the Sea - Written by Kenneth Lonergan

Animated Feature Film
Zootopia - Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

La La Land - Linus Sandgren

Costume Design
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - Colleen Atwood

Documentary (Feature)
O.J.: Made in America - Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow

Documentary (Short Subject)
The White Helmets - Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

Film Editing
Hacksaw Ridge - John Gilbert

Foreign Language Film
The Salesman - Iran

Makeup and Hairstyling
Suicide Squad - Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson

Music (Original Score)
La La Land - Justin Hurwitz

Music (Original Song)
City of Stars from La La Land; Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyric by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Production Design
La La Land - Production Design: David Wasco; Set Decoration: Sandy Reynolds-Wasco

Short Film (Animated)
Piper - Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer

Short Film (Live Action)
Sing - Kristof Deák and Anna Udvardy

Sound Editing
Arrival - Sylvain Bellemare

Sound Mixing
Hacksaw Ridge - Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace

Visual Effects
The Jungle Book - Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon


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