Extravaganza of the Oscars


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The much awaited annual presentation of the world’s most prestigious and glamourous academic awards was presented on February 28, 2016 and honored the best films of 2015. The 88th Oscar Academy awards 2016 was presented by the ‘Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ that took place on February 28, 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles which started at 5:30 pm (PST). The host of the show was Actor Chris Rock, He hosted for the second time, having hosted previously for the 77th ceremony held in 2005. Leonardo DiCaprio was one among the many who graced the Oscar awards 2016 winners title.

The whole film industry looks up to this event and dream to bag the award. To be honored by Oscar award is a mesmerising moment of a lifetime for many to hold this plaque of honor in hand is a prestigious moment.

The lucky ones to receive the honor are:

Oscar awards 2016 winners

Best Picture – ‘Spotlight’.

Best Actor – Leonardo Dicaprio ‘The Revenant’.

Best Actress – Brie Larson ‘Room’

Best Director – Alejandro Inarritu ‘The Revenant’

Best Supporting Actress – Alicia Vikander ‘The Danish Girl’

‘Best Supporting Actor- Mark Rylance for ‘Bridge of Spies’

Best Original Score-‘Ennio Morricon’ for ‘The Hateful Eight’

‘Best Foreign Language Film –‘Son of Saul’

Best Live Action Short Film-‘Stutterer’

Best Documentary Feature Film-‘Amy’

Best Documentary Short Film-‘A Girl in the River’, ‘The Price of Forgiveness’

Best Animated Feature Film -‘Inside Out’

Best Animated Short Film-‘Bear Story’

Best Visual Effects -‘Ex Machina’, ‘Andrew Whitehurst’,’ Paul Norris’, ‘Mark Ardington’ and ‘Sara Bennett’

Best Sound Mixing-‘Chris Jenkins’, ‘Gregg Rudloff’ and ‘Ben Osmo’ for ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Best Sound Editing-‘Mark Mangini’ and ‘David White’ for ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Best Film Editing-‘Margaret Sixel’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Best Cinematography-‘Emmanuel Lubezki’ ‘The Revenant’

Best Makeup and Hair Styling -‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Best Production Design – Mad Max: Fury Road’

Best Costume Design-‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

Best Adapted Screenplay-‘The Big Short’

Best Original Screenplay -‘Spotlight’

Oscar award Nominations 2016

Oscar NominationsBest Picture Award

The Big Short, Bridge of Spies, Brooklyn, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight

Actor in a Leading Role

Bryan Canston -Trumbo, Matt Damon-The Martian, Leonardo DiCaprio- The Revenant, Michael Fassbender-Steve Jobs, Eddie Redmayne-The Danish Girl

Actresses in leading role

Cate Blanchett- Carol, Brie Larson- Room, Jennifer Lawrence-Joy, Charlotte Rampling- 45 Years, Saoirse Ronan- Brooklyn

Actor in a Supporting Role

Christian Bale – The Big Short, Tom Hardy – The Revenant, Mark Ruffalo- Spotlight, Mark Rylance- Bridge of Spies, Sylvester Stallone- Creed

Actress in a Supporting Role

Jennifer Jason Leigh-The Hateful Eight, Rooney Mara-Carol, Rachel McAdams-Spotlight, Alicia Vikander-The Danish Girl, Kate Winslet- Steve Jobs

Animated Feature Film

Anomalisa,Boy and the World, Inside Out, Shaun the Sheep Movie, When Marnie Was There


Carol, The Hateful Eight, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Sicario

Costume Design

Carol, Cinderella, The Danish Girl, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant


The Big Short, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Room, Spotlight

Documentary (Feature)

Amy Cartel Land- The Look of Silence, What Happened-Miss Simone, Winter on Fire-Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom

Film Editing

The Big Short, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Spotlight, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Foreign language film

Embrace of the Serpent, Mustang, Son of Saul, Theeb, A War

Makeup and Hair Styling

Mad Max: Fury Road, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out, The Window and Disappeared, The Revenant

Music (Original Score)

Bridge of Spies, Carol, The Hateful Eight, Sicario, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Music (Original Song)

“Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey, “Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction, “Simple Song 3,” Youth, “Til It Happens To You,” The Hunting Ground, “Writing’s On The Wall,” Spectre

Production Design

Bridge of Spies, The Danish Girl, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant

Short Film (Animated)

Bear Story, Prologue, Sanjay’s Super Team, We Can’t Live without Cosmos, World of Tomorrow

Short Film (Live Action)

Ave MariaDay One, Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut), Shok, Stutterer

Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Sicario, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sound MIixing

Bridge of Spies, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian ,The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Visual effects

Ex Machina, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

The Big Short, Brooklyn, Carol, The Martian, Room

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Bridge of Spies, Ex Machina, Inside Out, Spotlight- Winner

The Lavish, mesmerizing event, was entertained with stage performance’s by Lady Gaga, Sam Smith, The Weeknd, took the audience into a world of fantasy. The evening was glittered with red carpet appearances and amazing performances. Oscar is the prestigious and most desired award for Actors, Directors and technicians of the film industry. The amazing extravaganza which has witnessed the most luscious and eligible people from the international film field came to and end creating ripples, for the many more years to come.

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