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2012 Oscars 84th Academy Awards
Winners Announced: February 24, 2012
Held at: Hollywood and Highland Center, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Host: Billy Crystal
Eligibility Year: 2011
The Artist was the first silent feature to win an Academy Award for Best Picture since 1927's Wings, the first Best Picture winner, in 1929
<<- Last Year
"You're only two years older than me, darling. Where have you been all my life?"
- Christopher Plummer, Best Supporting Actor, The Beginners
2012 Oscar Winners
*Best Picture War Horse
The Artist
Moneyball
The Descendants
The Tree of Life
Midnight in Paris
The Help
Hugo
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
*Best Actor Demian Bichir - A Better Life
George Clooney - The Descendants
Jean Dujardin - The Artist
Gary Oldman - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt - Moneyball
*Best Actress Glenn Close - Albert Nobbs
Rooney Mara - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Viola Davis - The Help
Meryl Streep - The Iron Lady
Michelle Williams - My Week With Marilyn
*Best Supporting Actor Kenneth Branagh - My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill - Moneyball
Nick Nolte - Warrior
Christopher Plummer - Beginners
Max von Sydow - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
*Best Supporting Actress Berenice Bejo - The Artist
Jessica Chastain - The Help
Melissa McCarthy - Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer - Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer - The Help
*Best Directing Michel Hazanivicius - The Artist
Alexander Payne - The Descendants
Martin Scorsese - Hugo
Woody Allen - Midnight in Paris
Terrence Malick - The Tree of Life
*Foreign Language Film Bullhead
Footnote
In Darkness
Monsieur Lazhar
A Separation
*Best Adapted Screenplay Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, The Descendants
John Logan, Hugo
George Clooney, Beau Willimon and Grant Heslov, The Ides of March
Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin and Stan Chervin, Moneyball
Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
*Best Original Screenplay Michel Hazanivicius, The Artist
Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, Bridesmaids
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
J.C. Chandor, Margin Call
Asghar Farhadi, A Separation
*Best Animated Feature Film A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots
Rango
*Best Art Direction The Artist
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
*Hugo
Midnight in Paris
War Horse
*Best Cinematography The Artist
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo
The Tree of Life
War Horse
*Best Sound Mixing The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo
Moneyball
Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon
War Horse
*Best Sound Editing Drive
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo
Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon
War Horse
*Best Original Score John Williams - The Adventures of Tintin
Ludovic Bource - The Artist
Howard Shore - Hugo
Alberto Iglesias - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John Williams - War Horse
*Best Original Song Man or Muppet - The Muppets, Bret McKenzie
Real in Rio - Rio, Sergio Mendes, Carlinhos Brown and Siedah Garrett
*Best Costume Design Anonymous
The Artist
Hugo
Jane Eyre
W.E.
*Best Documentary Feature Hell and Back Again
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
Pina
Undefeated
* Best Documentary
(short subject)
The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement
God Is the Bigger Elvis
Incident in New Baghdad
Saving Face
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
*Best Film Editing Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius - The Artist
Kevin Tent - The Descendants
Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall - The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Thelma Schoonmaker - Hugo
Christopher Tellefsen - Moneyball
*Achievement in Makeup Martial Corneville - Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle, Albert Nobbs
Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight and Lisa Tomblin - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland - The Iron Lady
*Best Animated Short Film Dimanche/Sunday
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
La Luna
A Morning Stroll
Wild Life
*Best Live Action Short Film Pentecost
Raju
The Shore
Time Freak
Tuba Atlantic
*Best Visual Effects Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Hugo
Real Steel
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon


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