The Winners At This Year’s 89th Academy Awards

The Winners At This Year’s 89th Academy Awards

Last night was the biggest night in the film industry as the 89th Annual Academy Awards took place live in Los Angeles. The event is a showcase of the best in film each year, and 2016 was quite a year on the big screen. The hype of the evening certainly belonged to La La Land who led the way as far as nominations.

The film also had a big night at the awards, bringing in a joint record of 14 Oscars, tying All About Eve and Titanic in the process. The show was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel who brought his a-game and provided a nice dose of comedy through the evening. The biggest award of the night, Best Picture went to Moonlight in surprising fashion. Check out the full list of winners below and let us know what you think. More from the 89th Annual Academy Awards coming very soon!

Best Picture



Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land


Manchester By the Sea

Moonlight – WINNER

Best Director

Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)

Damien Chazelle (La La Land) – WINNER

Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)

Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Best Cinematography

Arrival (Bradford Young)

La La Land (Linus Sandgren) – WINNER

Lion (Grieg Fraser)

Moonlight (James Laxton)

Silence (Rodrigo Prieto)

Best Actor

Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) – WINNER

Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)

Ryan Gosling (La La Land)

Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

Denzel Washington (Fences)

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali (Moonlight) – WINNER

Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)

Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)

Dev Patel (Lion)

Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Best Actress

Isabelle Huppert (Elle)

Ruth Negga (Loving)

Emma Stone (La La Land) – WINNER

Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis (Fences) – WINNER

Naomie Harris (Moonlight)

Nicole Kidman (Lion)

Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)

Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Documentary Feature

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

O.J.: Made in America – WINNER

The 13th

Best Foreign Language Film

Land of Mine, Denmark

A Man Called Ove, Sweden

The Salesman, Iran – WINNER

Tanna, Australia

Toni Erdmann, Germany

Best Costume Design

Allied (Joanna Johnston)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Colleen Atwood) – WINNER

Florence Foster Jenkins (Consolata Boyle)

Jackie (Madeline Fontaine)

La La Land (Mary Zophres)

Best Original Score

Jackie (Micachu)

La La Land (Justin Hurwitz) – WINNER

Lion (Dustin O’Halloran, Hauschka)

Moonlight (Nicholas Britell)

Passengers (Thomas Newman)

Best Original Song

“Audition” (La La Land)

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” (Trolls)

“City of Stars” (La La Land) – WINNER

“The Empty Chair” (Jim: The James Foley Story)

“How Far I’ll Go” (Moana)

Best Sound Editing

Arrival – WINNER

Deepwater Horizon

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land


Best Sound Mixing


Hacksaw Ridge – WINNER

La La Land

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

13 Hours

Best Documentary Short

4.1 Miles (University of California, Berkeley)

Extremis (f/8 Filmworks in association with Motto Pictures)

Joe’s Violin (Lucky Two Productions)

Watani: My Homeland (ITN Productions)

The White Helmets (Grain Media and Violet Films) – WINNER

Best Production Design

Arrival (Patrice Vermette)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Stuart Craig)

Hail Caesar

La La Land (Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, David Wasco) – WINNER

Passengers (Guy Hendrix Dyas)

Best Original Screenplay

Hell or High Water (Taylor Sheridan)

La La Land (Damien Chazelle)

The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou)

Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan) – WINNER

20th Century Women (Mike Mills)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Arrival (Eric Heisserer)

Fences (August Wilson)

Hidden Figures (Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi)

Lion (Luke Davies)

Moonlight (Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McRaney) – WINNER

Best Animated Feature

Kubo and the Two Strings (Focus Features)

Moana (Disney)

My Life As a Zucchini (GKIDS)

The Red Turtle (Sony Classics)

Zootopia (Disney) – WINNER

Best Animated Short

Blind Vaysha (National Film Board of Canada)

Borrowed Time (Quorum Films)

Pear Cider and Cigarettes (Massive Swerve Studios and Passion Pictures Animation)

Pearl (Google Spotlight Stories/Evil Eye Pictures)

Piper (Pixar) – WINNER

Best Film Editing

Arrival (Joe Walker)

Hacksaw Ridge (John Gilbert) – WINNER

Hell or High Water (Jake Roberts)

La La Land (Tom Cross)

Moonlight (Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders)

Best Visual Effects

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book – WINNER

Kubo and the Two Strings

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Makeup and Hairstyling

A Man Called Ove, Eva von Bahr and Love Larson

Star Trek Beyond, Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo

Suicide Squad, Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini, and Christopher Nelson – WINNER

Live Action Short Film

Sing – Kristof Deák – WINNER

Ennemis intérieurs – Selim Azzazi

La femme et le TGV – Timo von Gunten

Silent Nights – Aske Bang, Kim Magnusson

Timecode – Juanjo Gimenez

Photo: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

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