Oscars 2018 Academy Awards full list of winners
The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2017 and took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
The ceremony was held on March 4, 2018, after its usual late-February date to avoid conflicting with the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted for the second consecutive year, making him the first person to host back-to-back ceremonies since Billy Crystal in 1997 and 1998.
The Oscars are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.
The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the “Academy Award of Merit”, which has become commonly known by its nickname “Oscar”.
The sculpture was created by George Stanley.The awards, were first presented in 1929.The Oscars Award is the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony. Its equivalents – the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theater, and the Grammy Awards for music – are modeled after the Academy Awards.
This year also saw the Academy hold its 90th Annual Governors Awards ceremony at the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center on November 11, 2017.
This year’s show also had a unique focus on women, with four actresses presenting the top two acting categories, along with three of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual misconduct accusers, Ashley Judd, Salma Hayek and Annabella Sciorra, introducing a video about the #MeToo movement and inclusion in Hollywood.
However, neither Greta Gerwig, the fifth female director ever to be nominated for an Oscar, nor Rachel Morrison, the first female cinematographer to pick up an Oscar nod, won an award.
The Shape of Water, which had 13 nominations won a leading four awards, including Best Picture and Best Director for Guillermo del Toro.
Dunkirk won three awards; Blade Runner 2049, Coco, Darkest Hour, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won two awards each. I, Tonya, Get Out, Call Me by Your Name, A Fantastic Woman, Icarus, Phantom Thread, Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405, The Silent Child, and Dear Basketball received one award each.
A total of 3,072 Oscars have been awarded from the inception of the award through the 90th
Here is the full list of winners:
Best Picture: “The Shape of Water”
Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”
Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Best Original Screenplay: “Get Out”
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Call Me by Your Name”
Best Foreign Language Film: “A Fantastic Woman”
Best Animated Feature: “Coco”
Best Visual Effects: “Blade Runner 2049”
Best Film Editing: “Dunkirk”
Best Animated Short: “Dear Basketball”
Best Live Action Short: “The Silent Child”
Best Documentary Short: “Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405”
Best Score: “The Shape of Water”
Best Song: “Remember Me” from “Coco”
Best Production Design: “The Shape of Water”
Best Cinematography: “Blade Runner 2049”
Best Costume Design: “Phantom Thread”
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: “Darkest Hour”
Best Documentary Feature: “Icarus”
Best Sound Editing: “Dunkirk”
Best Sound Mixing: “Dunkirk”