Academy Award winners 2016 – “And the Oscar goes to ……”

The 88th Annual Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles on the 28th Feb. The grand ceremony was hosted by Chris Rock which was witnessed by millions across the globe. The nominees for the Oscars were earlier announced on January 14th.  The award ceremony was filled with famous film celebrities from the industry.

Alejandro Inarritu became the third director ever to win a consecutive Oscar for Best Direction for his movie “The Revenant”. Anohni (formerly known as Anthony) became only the second transgender to be nominated for Oscar. Mentioned below are the winners announced. The biggest highlight of the night was Leonardo Di Caprio winning his first Oscar after being nominated several times in the past. Mentioned below is the list of all the winners of the 88th Annual Awards.

Best PictureSpotlight

Best Actor – Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Best Actress – Brie Larson, Room

Best Director – Alejandro InarrituThe Revenant

Best Animated Feature Film – Inside Out

Best Animated Short Film – Bear Story

Best Feature Documentary – Amy

Best Short Documentary – A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

Best Foreign language Film – Son of Saul

Best Writing Original Screenplay – Spotlight

Best Writing Adapted Screenplay The Big Short

Best Make up – Elka Wardega ,Lesley Vanderwalt & Damian Martin, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Cinematography – The Revenant

Best Supporting Actor – Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Best Supporting Actress – Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Best Original Song – “Writing’s On The Wall,” Spectre

Best Production Design – Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Visual Effects – Ex Machina

Best Film Editing – Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Sound Mixing – Mad Max: Fury Road