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.
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Oscar Awards 2013 Winners| 85th Academy Awards Winners List
|S.No||Category||Oscar Awards 2013 Winners|
|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|
|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.
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