89th Academy Award Winners


The winners for the 89th Academy Awards have been announced and honored. Herein, the full list of winners. (Winners are notated with an asterisk, and are in bold typeface.)


Best Picture
Maybe the best moment and surprise of the night, the right movie actually won! And you know that "There's been a mistake. Moonlight, you guys won Best Picture," will be not only be remembered for years to come, but will also be part of the Oscars promo next year with a tagline like, "It's live. Anything can happen."

Actor in a Leading Role
  • Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea*
  • Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Ryan Gosling, La La Land
  • Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
  • Denzel Washington, Fences
Actress in a Leading Role
  • Isabelle Huppert, Elle
  • Ruth Negga, Loving
  • Natalie Portman, Jackie
  • Emma Stone, La La Land*
  • Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins
Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Mahershala Ali, Moonlight*
  • Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
  • Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
  • Dev Patel, Lion
  • Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals
Actress in a Supporting Role
  • Viola Davis, Fences*
  • Naomie Harris, Moonlight
  • Nicole Kidman, Lion
  • Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea
Viola Davis not only adds to her trophy shelf, but this, her first Oscar win, is an award for a role that already netted her a Tony, (in 2010) joining a select few to have won an award for playing the same role in different mediums.

Directing
  • Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
  • Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Damien Chazelle, La La Land*
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
  • Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
As noted during the broadcast, at 32, Chazelle is the youngest person to win this award.

Adapted Screenplay
  • Eric Heisserer, Arrival
  • August Wilson, Fences
  • Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures
  • Luke Davies, Lion
  • Barry Jenkins (screenplay), Tarell Alvin McCraney (story), Moonlight*
This is so well-deserved, and Jenkins's and McCraney's pathos and passion were on full display in their beautiful, important speeches. (Remember that McCraney is also a playwright, who's Head of Passes was one of the highlights of 2016.)

Original Screenplay
  • Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water
  • Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou, The Lobster
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea*
  • Mike Mills, 20th Century Women
Bravo to playwright Lonergan, who was recently on the off-Broadway boards with Hold On To Me Darling.

Cinematography
Original Score
  • Mica Levi, Jackie
  • Justin Hurwitz, La La Land*
  • Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka, Lion
  • Nicholas Britell, Moonlight
  • Thomas Newman, Passengers
Original Song
  • "Audition (The Fools Who Dream)," La La Land, music by Justin Hurwitz, lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
  • "Can't Stop the Feeling," Trolls, by Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, and Karl Johan Schuster
  • "City of Stars," La La Land, music by Justin Hurwitz, lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul*
  • "The Empty Chair," Jim: The James Foley Story, by J. Ralph and Sting
  • "How Far I'll Go," Moana, by Lin-Manuel Miranda
I'm thrilled for theatre kids Pasek and Paul (though I thought "Audition" was, contextually, a more potent song), and loved Benj Pasek shouting out to the kids who sing in the rain and the moms who let them. (Also, go see Pasek and Paul's original Broadway musical, Dear Evan Hansen as soon as possible!)

Costume Design
  • Joanna Johnston, Allied
  • Colleen Atwood, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them*
  • Consolata Boyle, Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Madeline Fontaine, Jackie
  • Mary Zophres, La La Land
Film Editing
  • Joe Walker, Arrival
  • John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge*
  • Jake Roberts, Hell or High Water
  • Tom Cross, La La Land
  • Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon, Moonlight
Makeup and Hairstyling
  • Eva von Bahr and Love Larson, A Man Called Ove
  • Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo, Star Trek Beyond
  • Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini, and Christopher Nelson, Suicide Squad*
Production Design (designers listed are the production designer and the set decorator)
  • Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte, Arrival
  • Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh, Hail, Caesar!
  • David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, La La Land*
  • Guy Hendrix, Gene Serdena, Passengers
Sound Editing
  • Sylvain Bellemare, Arrival*
  • Wylie Stateman and Renee Tondelli, Deepwater Horizon
  • Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan, La La Land
  • Alan Robert Murray and Bob Asman, Sully
Sound Mixing
  • Bernard Gariepy Strobl and Claude La Haye, Arrival
  • Kevin O'Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie, and Peter Grace, Hacksaw Ridge*
  • Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee, and Steve. A Morrow, La La Land
  • David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio, and Stuart Wilson, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Mac Ruth, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Visual Effects
  • Craig Hammack, Jason Snell, Jason Billington, and Burt Dalton, Deepwater Horizon
  • Stephane Ceretti, Richard Bluff, Vincent Cirelli, and Paul Corbould, Doctor Strange
  • Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones, and Dan Lemmon, The Jungle Book*
  • Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean, and Brad Schiff, Kubo and the Two Strings
  • John Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel, and Neil Corbould, Rogue One; A Star Wars Story
Animated Feature Film
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Moana
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • The Red Turtle
  • Zootopia*
Animated Short
  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time
  • Pear Cider and Cigarettes
  • Pearl
  • Piper*
Live Action Short
  • Ennemis Interieurs
  • La Femme et le TGV
  • Silent Nights
  • Sing*
  • Timecode
Documentary Feature
  • Fire at Sea
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Life, Animated
  • O.J.: Made in America*
  • 13th
Documentary Short
  • Extremis
  • 4.1 Miles
  • Joe's Violin
  • Watani: My Homeland
  • The White Helmets*
Foreign Language Film
  • Land of Mine, Denmark
  • A Man Called Ove, Sweden
  • The Salesman, Iran*
  • Tanna, Australia
  • Toni Erdmann, Germany



And there you have it: The winners for this year's Oscars. Congratulations to not just the winners, but the nominees and all who were eligible—you made something. Well done!

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