Academy Awards 2012: Winners

At a glitzy awards ceremony in Hollywood, California this evening, the winners of the 84th Academy Awards were announced.

Hosted by Billy Crystal, with presenters including Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks and Melissa Leo, the ceremony delivered on big-named guests, subtle jibes, welcomed surprises and plenty of comedy.

The Artist and Hugo tied with five awards a piece, with The Artist claiming Best Picture.

The full list of winners are included below:

Best Picture

  • War Horse
  • The Artist – WINNER
  • Moneyball
  • The Descendants
  • The Tree Of Life
  • Midnight In Paris
  • The Help
  • Hugo
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Best Director

  • Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) – WINNER
  • Alexander Payne (The Descendants)
  • Martin Scorsese (Hugo)
  • Woody Allen (Midnight In Paris)
  • Terence Malick (The Tree Of Life)

Best Actor

  • George Clooney (The Descendants)
  • Jean Dujardin (The Artist) – WINNER
  • Gary Oldman (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)
  • Brad Pitt (Moneyball)
  • Demián Bichir (A Better Life)

Best Actress

  • Viola Davis (The Help)
  • Rooney Mara (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)
  • Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) – WINNER
  • Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn)
  • Glenn Close (Albert Nobbs)

Best Supporting Actor

  • Christopher Plummer (Beginners) – WINNER
  • Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn)
  • Jonah Hill (Moneyball)
  • Nick Nolte (Warrior)
  • Max Von Sydow (Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close)

Best Supporting Actress

  • Jessica Chastain (The Help)
  • Janet McTeer (Albert Nobbs)
  • Octavia Spencer (The Help) – WINNER
  • Berenice Bejo (The Artist)
  • Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids)

Best Writing – Original Screenplay

  • The Artist
  • Bridesmaids
  • Margin Call
  • Midnight In Paris – WINNER
  • A Separation

Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay

  • The Descendants – WINNER
  • Hugo
  • The Ides Of March
  • Moneyball
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Best Animated Feature

  • A Cat In Paris
  • Chico & Rita
  • Kung Fu Panda 2
  • Puss In Boots
  • Rango – WINNER

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Footnote
  • In Darkness
  • A Separation – WINNER
  • Bullhead
  • Monsieur Lazhar

Best Documentary – Feature

  • Pina
  • Hell And Back Again
  • Undefeated – WINNER
  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
  • If A Tree Falls: A Story Of The Earth Liberation Front

Best Original Score

  • John Williams (The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn)
  • Ludovic Bource (The Artist) – WINNER
  • Howard Shore (Hugo)
  • Alberto Iglesias (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)
  • John Williams (War Horse)

Best Original Song

  • Man Or Muppet (The Muppets) – WINNER
  • Real In Rio (Rio)

Best Sound Editing

  • Drive
  • Hugo – WINNER
  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  • War Horse
  • Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

Best Sound Mixing

  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  • Hugo – WINNER
  • Moneyball
  • Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
  • War Horse

Best Art Direction

  • The Artist
  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Hugo – WINNER
  • Midnight In Paris
  • War Horse

Best Cinematography

  • The Artist
  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  • Hugo – WINNER
  • The Tree Of Life
  • War Horse

Best Makeup

  • The Iron Lady – WINNER
  • Albert Nobbs
  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Best Costume Design

  • Anonymous
  • W.E.
  • The Artist – WINNER
  • Hugo
  • Jane Eyre

Best Film Editing

  • The Descendants
  • The Artist
  • Hugo
  • Moneyball
  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – WINNER

Best Visual Effects

  • Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Hugo – WINNER
  • Real Steel
  • Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
  • Transformers: Dark Of The Moon

Best Live Action Short Film

  • Pentecost
  • Raju
  • The Shore – WINNER
  • Time Freak
  • Tuba Atlantic

Best Animated Short Film

  • Dimanche/Sunday
  • The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore – WINNER
  • La Luna
  • A Morning Stroll
  • Wild Life

Best Documentary – Short

  • The Barber Of Birmingham: Foot Soldier Of The Civil Rights Movement
  • God Is The Bigger Elvis
  • Incident In New Baghdad
  • Saving Face – WINNER
  • The Tsunami And The Cherry Blossom
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