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.NoCategoryOscar Awards 2013 Winners
1Best PictureArgo
2Best DirectorAng Lee (Life of Pi)
3Best ActorDaniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
4Best ActressJennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
5Best Supporting ActorChristoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
6Best Supporting ActressAnne Hathaway (Les Misérables)
7Animated Feature FilmBrave
8CinematographyClaudio Miranda (Life of Pi)
9Costume DesignJacqueline Durran (Anna Karenina )
10Documentary FeatureSearching for Sugar Man
11Documentary ShortInocente
12Film EditingWilliam Goldenberg (Argo)
13Foreign Language FilmAmour
14Makeup and HairstylingLisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell (Les Misérables)
15Music – Original ScoreMychael Danna (Life of Pi)
16Music – Original Song“Skyfall” from Skyfall  – Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
17Production DesignLincoln – Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration)
18Short Film – AnimatedPaperman
19Short Film – Live ActionCurfew
20Sound EditingSkyfall – Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers
21Sound MixingLes Misérables – Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes
22Visual EffectsLife of Pi – Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott
23Writing – Adapted ScreenplayArgo Written by Chris Terrio
24Writing – Original ScreenplayDjango 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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