The Movie ‘12 Years a Slave’ won the Oscar for the Best Picture at the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, while Alfonso Cuarón won the award for Best Director in ‘Gravity’.
The Best Actress award went to Cate Blanchett for ‘Blue Jasmine’ and Best Actor’s award went to Matthew McConaughey in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’.
Jared Leto won the award as Best Supporting Actor for his role as a transgender AIDS patient in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ and Lupita Nyong'o won the award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in the Movie ‘12 Years a Slave’.
The animated Movie ‘Frozen’ bagged the award for Best Animated Feature and its song ‘Let it go’ won the award for Best Original Song.
John Ridley won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for ‘12 Years a Slave’
86th Academy Awards winners
Best Picture-12 Years a Slave
Best Actor in a Leading Role-Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
Best Actress in a Leading Role-Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role-Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role-Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave)
Best Animated Feature-Frozen (Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, Peter Del Vecho)
Best Cinematography-Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki)
Best Costume Design-The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin)
Best Directing-Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón)
Best Documentary Feature-20 Feet from Stardom (Nominees to be determined)
Best Documentary Short-The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (Malcolm Clarke, Nicholas Reed)
Best Film Editing-Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger)
Best Foreign Language Film-The Great Beauty (Italy)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling-Dallas Buyers Club (Adruitha Lee, Robin Mathews)
Best Original Score-Gravity (Steven Price)
Best Original Song-Let It Go-Frozen
Best Production Design-The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn)
Best Animated Short Film- Mr. Hublot (Laurent Witz, Alexandre Espigares)
Best Live Action Short Film-Helium (Anders Walter, Kim Magnusson)
Best Sound Editing-Gravity (Glenn Freemantle)
Best Sound Mixing-Gravity (Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead, Chris Munro)
Best Visual Effects-Gravity (Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk, Neil Corbould)
Best Adapted Screenplay-12 Years a Slave (John Ridley)
If local electronic media could show this outstanding film award to the srilankan public perhaps they will understand how independent this award ceremony was conducted and selection of movies for Oscar award.
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