2009 Oscar Award winners

Monday, February 23, 2009
By Abbey Khan


Slumdog swept, Kate Winslet wept, and Benjamin Button got technical as Hugh Jackman hosted the 81st Annual Academy Awards.

Best Picture
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Actor
Sean Penn – Milk

Best Actress
Kate Winslet – The Reader

Best Supporting Actor
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight

Best Supporting Actress
Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Best Director
Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire

Best Animated Feature Film

Best Original Screenplay
Milk by Dustin Lance Black

Best Adapted Screenplay
Slumdog Millionaire by Simon Beaufoy

Best Documentary Feature
Man on Wire

Best Original Score
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Original Song
Jai Ho – Slumdog Millionaire

Best Film Editing
Chris Dickens – Slumdog Millionaire

Best Documentary – Short Subjects
Smile Pinki

Best Cinematography
Slumdog Millionaire – Anthony Dod Mantle

Best Costume Design
The Duchess – Michael O’Connor

Best Sound Mixing
Slumdog Millionaire – Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke, Resul Pookutty

Best Sound Editing
The Dark Knight – Richard King

Best Live Action Short Film
Spielzeugland (Toyland)

Best Animated Short Film
La Maison de Petits Cubes

Best Makeup
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Greg Cannom

Best Art Direction
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Donald Graham Burt, Victor J. Zolfo

Best Visual Effects
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton, Craig Barron

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