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The 84th Academy Awards: Oscar Winners


And the Oscar goes to….

Best Picture

  • “War Horse”
  • “The Artist” — Winner
  • “Moneyball”
  • “The Descendants”
  • “The Tree of Life”
  • “Midnight In Paris”
  • “The Help”
  • “Hugo”
  • “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”


Actress in a Leading Role

Actor in a Leading Role

Documentary (Short Subject)

  • “The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement” – Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
  • “God Is the Bigger Elvis” – Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson
  • “Incident in New Baghdad” – James Spione
  • “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom” – Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen
  • “Saving Face” – Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy — Winner. Fun fact: Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy says her work is inspired by Canada’s stance on many human rights issues. The Pakistani-born journalist, who became a Canadian citizen after moving to Toronto in 2004, won the Academy Award for best documentary short. The dual citizen was recognized for her film “Saving Face,” billed as the first from Pakistan to win an Oscar.

Documentary (Feature)

Short Film (Live Action)

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Actor in a Supporting Role

Actress in a Supporting Role

Visual Effects

  • “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″ – Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler and John Richardson
  • “Hugo” – Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning — Winner
  • “Real Steel” – Erik Nash, John Rosengrant, Dan Taylor and Swen Gillberg
  • “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” – Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White and Daniel Barrett
  • “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” – Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Matthew Butler and John Frazier

Film Editing

Foreign Language Film

Art Direction


  • “The Artist” – Guillaume Schiffman
  • “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” – Jeff Cronenweth
  • “Hugo” – Robert Richardson — Winner
  • “The Tree of Life” – Emmanuel Lubezki
  • “War Horse” – Janusz Kaminski

Oscars 2012: Full list of winners of the Academy Awards

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