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Complete list of Oscar winners this year in every category

It was a memorable night for millions of cinema fanatics as the Academy Awards celebrated its 92nd edition by honouring the best films of 2019.

Rising stars were thrown into the limelight for the indelible mark they left on the big screen while the veteran players of Hollywood made their presence felt by constantly reinventing themselves.

Best Picture

South Korean film Parasite won the Academy Award for Best Picture, becoming the first non-English language to achieve this feat. It also received nominations and wins in 3 other categories.

Best Director

Bong Joon-ho made history by becoming the first South Korean filmmaker to be nominated and win the Academy Award for Best Director for Parasite. He is also the 4th Asian filmmaker to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and the second to win.

Best Actor

Joaquin Phoenix silenced his critics by stepping out of his Joker persona and into the spotlight as the winner of the Academy Award for Best Actor. He’s also the second actor to win the award for portraying the iconic comic book character, following the late Heath Ledger.

Best Actress

Renee Zellweger took home the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Judy Garland in the biographical film Judy.

Best Supporting Actor

Brad Pitt won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Hollywood stunt-man Cliff Booth in the Quentin Tarantino-directed movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. This is Pitt’s first Oscar win in the acting category.

Best Supporting Actress

Laura Dern won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the Noah Baumbach drama film Marriage Story.

Best Original Screenplay

Parasite

Best Adapted Screenplay

Taika Waititi took home the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and his first Oscar win for Jojo Rabbit.

Best Animated Feature Film

Toy Story 4

Best International Feature Film:

Parasite

Best Documentary Feature

American Factory

Best Documentary Short Subject

Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)

Best Live Action Short Film

The Neighbors’ Window directed by Marshall Curry

Best Animated Short Film

Hair Love directed by Matthew A. Cherry

Best Original Score

Joker – Hildur Guðnadóttir

Best Original Song

“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from Rocketman

Best Sound Editing

Ford v Ferrari – Donald Sylvester

Best Sound Mixing

1917 – Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson

Best Production Design

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood – Production Design: Barbara Ling; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh

Best Cinematography

1917 – Roger Deakins

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Bombshell – Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker

Best Costume Design

Little Women – Jacqueline Durran

Best Film Editing

Ford v Ferrari – Andrew Buckland and Michael McCusker

Best Visual Effects

1917 – Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler, and Dominic Tuohy

Black Panther makes history with best picture oscar nomination

Black Panther made history as the first superhero film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. The closest film that came before was the Dark Knight, and many critics were vocal about the snub. Many believe that the subsequent expansion of the Best Picture category to ten nominations was a reaction to this controversy.

Black Panther has also been nominated for six other categories, such as Best Costume Design, Best Sound Mixing, Best Original Score, Best Original Song and Best Production Design.

“The only way we ever wanted to do this project was the right way and that meant finding a filmmaker who had something personal to say, who had a vision and could take this character into another arena and showcase the power of representation on a canvas of this size,”

Said Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios. 

“We’re very, very proud of what this film has done. The movie has made a cultural impact that is just humbling and gratifying to see. And we’re very grateful to the Academy for this recognition.”

Of course, Black Panther has some tough competition, sharing its nomination with Roma, Vice, The Favourite, Bohemian Rhapsody, BlacKkKlansman, Green Book and A Star is Born.

Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther is notable for its cast and strong message. The film grossed $1.34 billion worldwide last year.