The 85th Academy Awards: And the Oscar goes to……


The 85th Academy Awards – the Oscar Awards 2013 was held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on February 24, 2013. It was hosted by Seth MacFarlane. Movies like ‘Life Of Pi’ ‘Skyfall’ shine. Anne Hathaway won the best actress supporting role for 'Les Miserables'. Ang Lee of 'Life Of Pi' took home the golden lady for best direction.

Here is the list of the winners:-


- Best Direction - Ang Lee for 'Life of Pi'.

- Best Writing - Original Screenplay - Quentin Tarantino for 'Django Unchained'.

- Best Writing - Adapted Screenplay - Chris Terrio for 'Argo'.

- Best Original Song - Adele for 'Skyfall'.

- Best Original Score - Mychael Danna for 'Life of Pi'.

- Best Production Design - 'Lincoln' - Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration).

- Best Film Editing - William Goldenberg for 'Argo'.

- Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Anne Hathaway for 'Les Miserables'.

- Best Sound Editing - A tie between Paul N.J. Ottosson for 'Zero Dark Thirty' and Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers for 'Skyfall. Mark Wahlberg and well... Ted present the awards!

- Best Sound Mixing - 'Les Misérables' - Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes.

- Best Foreign Language Film - 'Amour' – Austria.

- Best Documentary - Feature - 'Searching for Sugar Man'.

- Best Documentary - Short Subject - 'Inocente'.

- Best Short Film - Live Action - Shawn Christensen for 'Curfew'.

- Best Make-Up and Hair Styling - Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell for 'Les Misérables'.

- Best Costume Design - Jacqueline Durran for Anna Karenina.

- Best Visual Effects - 'Life of Pi' - Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott. Second award.

- Best Cinematography - Claudio Miranda for 'Life of Pi'. 'Life of Pi' bags its first award!

- Best Animated Feature Film - 'Brave', directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman.

- The award for the Best Short Film - Animated - John Kahrs for 'Paperman'.

Here’s wishing all the winners who made it and all the best to those who missed it for the next time!

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