Oscar winners 2016

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The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2015. It was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. 

Actor Chris Rock hosted the show for the second time, having previously hosted the 77th ceremony held in 2005. The Academy Awards which are commonly referred as Oscars were presented in twenty four categories.

Oscar winners 2016 : The full list of winners
S.NO  Category Winner
1. Best Picture Spotlight
2. Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio (The Revenant)
3. Best Actress Brie Larson (Room)
4. Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies)
5. Best Supporting Actress Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl)
6. Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu (The Revenant)
7. Best Original Screenplay Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
8. Best Adapted Screenplay Adam McKay (The Big Short)
9. Best Original Song Writing’s on the Wall (Spectre)
10. Best Original Score The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone)
11. Best Production Design Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson (Mad Max: Fury Road)
12. Best Editing Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road)
13. Best Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant)
14. Best Sound Editing Mark A. Mangini and David White (Mad Max: Fury Road)
15. Best Sound Mixing Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo (Mad Max: Fury Road)
16. Best Foreign Language Film Son of Saul (Hungary)
17. Best documentary  AMY
18. Best short documentary A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
19. Best Visual Effects Mark Williams Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris and Andrew Whitehurst (Ex Machina)
20. Best Animated Feature Film Inside Out
21. Best Animated Short Film Bear Story
22. Best Makeup and Hairstyling  Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka (Mad Max: Fury Road)
23. Best Costume Design Jenny Beavan (Mad Max: Fury Road)
24. Best production design  Mad Max : Fury Road

 

Nominations and Wins

S.NO  Film  Nominations Wins
1. The Revenant 12 nominations 3 wins
2. Mad Max: Fury Road  10 nominations 6 wins
3. The Martian 7 nominations  
4. Bridge of Spies 6 nominations 1 win
5. Carol 6 nominations  
6. Spotlight 6  nominations 2 wins
7. The Big Short 5 nominations 1 win
8. Star Wars: The Force Awakens 5 nominations  
9. The Danish Girl 4 nominations 1 win
10. Room 4 nominations 1 win
11. Hateful Eight  3 nominations 1 win
12. Sicario 3 nominations  
13. Ex Machina 2 nominations 1 win
14. Inside Out 2 nominations 1 win
15. Steve Jobs 2 nominations  

About the Academy Awards :

The Academy Awards, or "Oscars" is an annual American awards ceremony  by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) to  recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry based on the assessment made by Academy's voting membership.

The winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially called the Academy Award of Merit, which has become commonly known by its nickname "Oscar". The awards were first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The awards ceremony was first broadcast to radio in 1930 and televised in 1953.

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