Oscar winners


The UK production, The King’s Speech, about King George VI’s struggle to overcome his stammer, has won four Academy Awards (Oscars) – Best Picture, Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Director (Tom Hooper) and Best Original Screenplay.

An early front-runner in the Oscar race, The Social Network, scooped three Oscars (Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score and Film Editing).

Best Picture nominee Inception won four Oscars – Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects and Cinematography.

Natalie Portman (Black Swan) won Best Actress, Christian Bale (The Fighter) won Best Supporting Actress and Melissa Leo (The Fighter) was judged Best Supporting Actress.

Here is the full list of winners:

Best Picture

“The King’s Speech’, Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers

Achievement in directing

“The King’s Speech,” Tom Hooper

Actor in a Leading Role

Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech”

Actor in a Supporting Role

Christian Bale in “The Fighter”

Actress in a Leading Role

Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”

Actress in a Supporting Role

Melissa Leo in “The Fighter”

Animated Feature Film

“How to Train Your Dragon” Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

“The Illusionist” Sylvain Chomet

“Toy Story 3” Lee Unkrich

Achievement in Art Direction

“Alice in Wonderland”

Achievement in Cinematography

“Inception,” Wally Pfister

Costume Design

“Alice in Wonderland,” Colleen Atwood

Documentary (Feature)

“Inside Job,” Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs

Documentary (Short Subject)

“Strangers No More”

Film Editing

“The Social Network”

Foreign Language Film

“In a Better World,” Denmark


“The Wolfman,” Rick Baker and Dave Elsey

Music (Original Score)

“The Social Network,” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Music (Original Song)

“We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3,” Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Short Film (Animated)

“The Lost Thing,” Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann

Short Film (Live Action)

“God of Love,” Luke Matheny

Sound Editing

“Inception,” Richard King

Sound Mixing

“Inception,” Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick

Visual Effects

“Inception,” Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

“The Social Network,” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin

Writing (Original Screenplay)

“The King’s Speech,” Screenplay by David Seidler

The 83r Academy Awards ceremony was held on 27 February in Hollywood.


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