Oscar Winner 2013

Oscar award is one of the most prestigious awards in the entertainment industry around the world. The Oscar Awards or Academy Awards are given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The first Oscar awards were given on 16th May 1929. Winners are chosen from 24 different categories in the entertainment industry. The design for the award statuette is credited to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) art director Cedric Gibbons. This year the 85th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films of 2012 and took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood in Los Angeles.

• Best Picture ----------- "Argo"

• Actor ----------- Daniel Day-Lewis for "Lincoln"

• Actress ----------- Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook"

• Directing ----------- Ang Lee for "Life of Pi"

• Supporting Actor ----------- Christoph Waltz for "Django Unchained"


• Supporting Actress ----------- Anne Hathaway for "Les Misérables"

• Documentary Short Subject ----------- "Innocente"

• Documentary Feature ----------- "Searching for Sugar Man"

• Original Song ----------- "Skyfall"

• Original Score ----------- "Life of Pi"

• Animated Short Film ----------- "Paper Man"

• Animated Feature Film ----------- "Brave"

• Foreign Language Film ----------- "Amour"

• Cinematography ----------- Claudio Miranda for "Life of Pi"

Life of Pi

• Visual Effects ----------- "Life of Pi"

• Costume Design ----------- "Anna Karenina"

• Makeup and Hairstyling ----------- "Les Miserables"

• Live Action Short Film ----------- "Curfew"

• Film Editing ----------- "Argo"

• Production Design ----------- "Lincoln"

• Sound Mixing ----------- "Les Miserables”

• Sound Editing ----------- "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Skyfall"

• Adapted Screenplay ----------- Chris Terrio for "Argo"

• Original Screenplay ----------- Quentin Tarantion for "Django Unchained"