The Academy awards (commonly referred as Oscars) event is touted to be as one of the most prestigious events on this planet and a few minutes ago, 89th Academy awards were announced at the popular Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
Well, this event witnessed a great announcement error as the Best Film award announced to La La Land first as the actual winner was Moonlight. This is going to be the major controversial highlight of the event this year and a big news for the Indian film fraternity as our legendary actor Shri Om Puri Ji got the homage along with the other stalwarts in acting who passed away this year.
Here is the list of winners of 89th Academy Awards and the La La Land grabs 6 awards out of its record number of 14 nominations.
Best Picture- Moonlight
Best Director- Damien Chazelle (La La Land)
Best Actor- Casey Affleck (Manchester by The Sea)
Best Actress- Emma Stone (La La Land)
Best Supporting Actor- Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
Best Supporting Actress- Viola Davis (Fences)
Best Original Screenplay- Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by The Sea)
Best Adapted Screenplay- Barry Jenkins & Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight)
Best Animated Feature Film- Zootopia
Best Foreign Feature Film- The Salesman (Iran)
Best Documentary (Feature)- O.J.: Made in America
Best Documentary (short subject)- The White Helmets
Best Live Action Short Film- Sing
Best Animated Short Film- Piper
Best Original Score- Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)
Best Original Song- City of Stars from La La Land- Music: Justin Hurwitz & Lyrics: Benj Pasek
Best Sound Editing: Sylvain Bellemare (Arrival)
Best Sound Mixing: Kevin O’connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie & Peter Grace (Hacksaw Ridge)
Best Production Design: David Wasco & Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (La La Land)
Best Cinematography: Linus Sandgren (La La Land)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini & Christopher Nelson (Suicide Squad)
Best Costume Design: Collen Atwood (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)
Best Film Editing: John Gilbert (Hacksaw Ridge)
Best Visual Effects: Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R Jones & Dan Lemmon (The Jungle Book)
iQlikMovies Congratulates all the winners.