The Oscar Awards saw the movie ‘The Artist’ sweeping ‘The Best Picture Award’, as well as ‘Best Leading Actor’, ‘Best Costume Design’ and ‘Best Director Award’. The movie a French-American romantic comedy drama film directed by Michel Hazanavicius.

Coming close to ‘The Artist’ was the movie ‘Hugo’ whom claimed four awards.

Whitney Houstan whom died last week was also credited when she was awarded “Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award”

Other winners at this year’s Oscar are listed below:

  • Best Picture – The Artist
  • Best Leading Actress – Meryl Streep
  • Best Leading Actor – Jean Dujardin (The Artist)
  • Best Director – Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
  • Best Animated Short – The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
  • Best Documentary Feature – Saving Face
  • Best Live Action Short Film – The Shore
  • Best Original Screenplay (Writing) – Woody Allen, “Midnight in Paris”
  • Best Adapted Screenplay (Writing) – Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, “The Descendants”
  • Best Original Song – Bret McKenzie (“Man or Muppet” from The Muppets)
  • Best Original Score – The Artist (Ludovic Bource)
  • Best Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer
  • Best Visual Effects – Hugo
  • Best Animated Feature – Rango
  • Best Documentary Feature – Undefeated
  • Best Sound Mixing – Hugo
  • Best Sound Editing – Hugo
  • Best Film Editing – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Best Supporting Actress – Octavia Spencer (The Help)
  • Best Foreign Language Film – A Separation (Iran)
  • Best Costume Design – The Artist
  • Best Make Up – The Iron Lady
  • Best Art Direction – Hugo
  • Best Cinematography – Hugo
  • Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award – Oprah Winfrey
  • Honorary Award – James Earl Jones
  • Honorary Award – Dick Smith
  • Gordon E. Sawyer Award – Douglas Trumbull
  • Award of Merit – ARRI cameras