Oscar Awards 2013 Winners| 85th Academy Awards

By | February 26, 2013

The 85th Academy Awards ceremony (referred to as The Oscars) took place February 24, 2013. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented its annual Academy Awards to honor the best films of 2012 that played in the United States.

The ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Seth MacFarlane hosted the Academy Awards for the first time. It was the most watched ceremony since the 76th Academy Awards in 2004, with 42.40 million viewers.

The Oscar official website: http://oscar.go.com

Oscar Awards 2013 Winners| 85th Academy Awards Winners List

S.No Category Oscar Awards 2013 Winners
1 Best Picture Argo
2 Best Director Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
3 Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
4 Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
5 Best Supporting Actor Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
6 Best Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables)
7 Animated Feature Film Brave
8 Cinematography Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi)
9 Costume Design Jacqueline Durran (Anna Karenina )
10 Documentary Feature Searching for Sugar Man
11 Documentary Short Inocente
12 Film Editing William Goldenberg (Argo)
13 Foreign Language Film Amour
14 Makeup and Hairstyling Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell (Les Misérables)
15 Music – Original Score Mychael Danna (Life of Pi)
16 Music – Original Song “Skyfall” from Skyfall  – Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
17 Production Design Lincoln – Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration)
18 Short Film – Animated Paperman
19 Short Film – Live Action Curfew
20 Sound Editing Skyfall – Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers
21 Sound Mixing Les Misérables – Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
22 Visual Effects Life of Pi – Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott
23 Writing – Adapted Screenplay Argo Written by Chris Terrio
24 Writing – Original Screenplay Django Unchained Written by Quentin Tarantino


Life of Pi – won four awards

Argo, Les Misérables – won three awards each

Django Unchained, Lincoln & Skyfall – won two awards each

Daniel Day-Lewis won a third Best Actor award (the most for any actor) for portraying the titular character in Lincoln.

Jennifer Lawrence won the Best Actress award for her role in Silver Linings Playbook, becoming the second youngest winner in the category.

For more details visit http://oscar.go.com/nominees

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