ACADEMY AWARDS/OSCARS


The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry. It was instituted in 1929.
Ø  The first Indian to get an Oscar Award was Bhanu Athaiya for the movie Gandhi.
Ø Satyajit Ray was the first Indian who was awarded with Oscar Award for Lifetime Achievements in cinema in 1992.
Recent Winners: 2016
Category
Awarded to
Best Picture
 'Spotlight'
Direction
 'The Revenant,' Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Actor
 Leonardo DiCaprio, 'The Revenant'
Actress
 Brie Larson, 'Room'
Supporting Actor
 Mark Rylance, 'Bridge of Spies'
Supporting Actress
 Alicia Vikander, 'The Danish Girl'
Adapted Screenplay
 'The Big Short,' Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Original Screenplay
 'Spotlight,' Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy
Cinematography
 'The Revenant,' Emmanuel Lubezki
Production Design
 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson (set decoration)
Film Editing
 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Margaret Sixel
Visual Effects
 'Ex Machina,' Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett
Costume Design
 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Jenny Beavan
Makeup
 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
Sound Editing
 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Mark Mangini and David White
Sound Mixing
 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo
Score
 'The Hateful Eight,' Ennio Morricone
Song
 'Writing’s on the Wall,' from 'Spectre,' Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith
Foreign Language Film
 'Son of Saul' (Hungary)
Animated Feature
 'Inside Out'
Documentary Feature
 'Amy'
Animated Short
 'Bear Story'
Documentary Short
 'A Girl in the River- The Price of Forgiveness'
Live Action Short
 'Stutterer' 
Previous Winners: 2015 & 2014
CATEGORY
WINNERS 2015
WINNER 2014
Best Picture
Birdman
Alejandro González Iñárritu, John Lesher, James W. Skotchdopole

12 Years a Slave
Brad Pitt, Steve McQueen, Dede Gardner, ...
Best Actor
Eddie Redmayne
The Theory of Everything

Matthew McConaughey
Dallas Buyers Club
Best Actress
Julianne Moore
Still Alice

Cate Blanchett
Blue Jasmine
Best Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Birdman

Alfonso Cuarón
Gravity
Best Foreign Language Film
Ida
Paweł Pawlikowski

The Great Beauty
Paolo Sorrentino
Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons
Whiplash

Jared Leto
Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette
Boyhood

Lupita Nyong'o
12 Years a Slave
Best Original Song
Glory
John Legend, Common

Let It Go
Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Best Original Screenplay
Birdman
Alejandro González Iñárritu, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolás Giacobone, ...

Her
Spike Jonze



Best Animated Feature Film
Big Hero 6
Chris Williams, Don Hall, Roy Conli

Frozen
Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck, Peter Del Vecho
Best Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
Birdman

Emmanuel Lubezki
Gravity
Best Makeup
Mark Coulier
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Robin Mathews
Dallas Buyers Club
Best Makeup
Frances Hannon
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Adruitha Lee
Dallas Buyers Club
Best Original Music Score
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Alexandre Desplat

Gravity
Steven Price
Best Animated Short Film
Feast
Kristina Reed, Patrick Osborne

Mr Hublot
Laurent Witz, Alexandre Espigares
Best Documentary Feature
Citizenfour
Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy, Dirk Wilutzky

Twenty Feet from Stardom
Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen, Caitrin Rogers
Best Visual Effects
Interstellar
Paul J. Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, ...

Gravity
Timothy Webber, Chris Lawrence, Neil Corbould, ...
Best Live Action Short Film
The Phone Call
Mat Kirkby, James Lucas

Helium
Anders Walter, Kim Magnusson
Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
The Imitation Game
Graham Moore

12 Years a Slave
John Ridley
Best Film Editing
Tom Cross
Whiplash

Mark Sanger
Gravity

List of the Indian Oscar Recipient(s)
Year
Recipient(s)
Film
Category
1983 (55th)
Bhanu Athaiya
Gandhi
Best Costume Design
1992 (64th)
Satyajit Ray
Honorary Award
2009 (81st)
Resul Pookutty
Slumdog Millionaire
Best Sound Mixing
2009 (81st)
A.R.Rahman
Slumdog Millionaire
Best Original Score
2009 (81st)
A.R.Rahman and Gulzar
Slumdog Millionaire
Best Original Song
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