Oscars 2017: the winners in full

And the winner is... or is it? Moonlight wins best picture after La La Land is mistakenly read out.

27 February 2017

Moonlight (2016)

Oscar night 2017 came to a surprise ending as Moonlight won best picture after Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty mistakenly presented the award to La La Land. Amid much confusion, Beatty returned to the podium to admit the error, which arose after being handed the envelope for the previous award.

As expected, Damien Chazelle’s Tinseltown musical won a slew of awards, including best actress for Emma Stone and best director, but it missed out on best picture to Barry Jenkins’ Miami-set coming-of-age drama. Moonlight also won best supporting actor for Mahershala Ali and best adapted screenplay.

The award for best actor went to Casey Affleck in the family drama Manchester by the Sea, which also took best original screenplay for Kenneth Lonergan.

Viola Davis won best supporting actress for her role in Denzel Washington’s race drama Fences.

La La Land’s final tally of six Oscars included technical awards for its cinematography, its production design, its score and also for the song ‘City of Stars’. Another multiple winner was Mel Gibson’s war film Hacksaw Ridge, which won best editing and best sound mixing.

Best foreign language film went to Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman, while best documentary feature was won by O.J.: Made in America. Zootopia won best animated feature.

Moonlight, La La Land and Manchester by the Sea all first screened to UK audiences at the BFI London Film Festival. Other LFF films winning awards were Arrival, which won best sound editing, and The Salesman.

Clare Stewart, Director of the BFI London Film Festival comments: “We are beyond proud that BFI London Film Festival was the first stop outside North America on Moonlight’s magnificent journey to Academy Award success and extend our warmest congratulations to Barry Jenkins and team as well as the Festival alumni filmmakers from La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Arrival and The Salesman on their Oscar wins.”

Best picture

Winner: Moonlight

Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea

Lead actress

Winner: Emma Stone – La La Land

Isabelle Huppert – Elle
Ruth Negga – Loving
Natalie Portman – Jackie
Meryl Streep – Florence Foster Jenkins

Lead actor

Winner: Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling – La La Land,
Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington – Fences

Supporting actress

Winner: Viola Davis – Fences

Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Nicole Kidman – Lion
Octavia Spencer – Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

Supporting actor

Winner: Mahershala Ali – Moonlight

Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel – Lion
Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals

Best director

Winner: La La Land – Damien Chazelle

Hacksaw Ridge – Mel Gibson
Moonlight – Barry Jenkins
Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
Arrival – Denis Villeneuve

Adapted screenplay

Winner: Moonlight – Barry Jenkins; story by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Arrival – Eric Heisserer
Fences – August Wilson
Hidden Figures – Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi
Lion – Luke Davies

Original screenplay

Winner: Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan

20th Century Women – Mike Mills
Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan
La La Land – Damien Chazelle
The Lobster – Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou


Winner: La La Land – Linus Sandgren

Arrival – Bradford Young
Lion – Greig Fraser
Moonlight – James Laxton
Silence – Rodrigo Prieto

Film editing

Winner: Hacksaw Ridge – John Gilbert

Arrival – Joe Walker
Hell or High Water – Jake Roberts
La La Land – Tom Cross
Moonlight – Nat Sanders and Joi McMillon

Sound editing

Winner: Arrival – Sylvain Bellemare

Deep Water Horizon – Wylie Stateman and Renee Tondelli
Hacksaw Ridge – Robert Mackenzie and Andy Wright
La La Land – Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan
Sully – Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Sound mixing

Winner: Hacksaw Ridge – Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace

Arrival – Bernard Gariepy Strobl and Claude La Haye
La La Land – Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee and Steve A. Morrow
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – David Parker, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Mac Ruth

Production design

Winner: La La Land – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco

Arrival – Patrice Vermette, Paul Hotte
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock
Hail, Caesar! – Jess Gonchor, Nancy Haigh
Passengers – Guy Hendrix Dyas, Gene Serdena

Original score

Winner: La La Land – Justin Hurwitz

Jackie – Mica Levi
Lion – Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka
Moonlight – Nicholas Britell
Passengers – Thomas Newman

Original song

Winner: City of Stars – La La Land — music: Justin Hurwitz; lyric: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Audition (The Fools Who Dream) – La La Land — music: Justin Hurwitz; lyric: Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Trolls — music and lyric: Justin Timberlake, Max Martin and Karl Johan Schuster
The Empty Chair – Jim: The James Foley Story — music and lyric: J. Ralph and Sting
How Far I’ll Go – Moana — music and lyric: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Makeup and hair

Winner: Suicide Squad – Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson

A Man Called Ove – Eva von Bahr and Love Larson
Star Trek Beyond – Joel Harlow and Richard Alonzo

Costume design

Winner: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Colleen Atwood

Allied – Joanna Johnston
Florence Foster Jenkins – Consolata Boyle
Jackie – Madeline Fontaine
La La Land – Mary Zophres

Visual effects

Winner: The Jungle Book – Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Dan Lemmon

Deepwater Horizon – Craig Hammack, Jason Snell, Jason Billington and Burt Dalton
Doctor Strange – Stephane Ceretti, Richard Bluff, Vincent Cirelli and Paul Corbould
Kubo and the Two Strings – Steve Emerson, Oliver Jones, Brian McLean and Brad Schiff
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – John Knoll, Mohen Leo, Hal Hickel and Neil Corbould

Best foreign language film

Winner: The Salesman

A Man Called Ove
Land of Mine
Toni Erdmann

Best documentary feature

Winner: O.J.: Made in America – Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow

13th – Ava DuVernay, Spencer Averick and Howard Barish
Fire at Sea – Gianfranco Rosi and Donatella Palermo
I Am Not Your Negro – Raoul Peck, Remi Grellety and Herbert Peck
Life, Animated – Roger Ross Williams and Julie Goldman

Best documentary short

Winner: The White Helmets – Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

4.1 Miles – Daphne Matziaraki
Extremis – Dan Krauss
Joe’s Violin – Kahane Cooperman and Raphaela Neihausen
Watani: My Homeland – Marcel Mettelsiefen and Stephen Ellis

Animated feature

Winner: Zootopia – Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer

Kubo and the Two Strings – Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner
Moana – John Musker, Ron Clements and Osnat Shurer
My Life as a Zucchini – Claude Barras and Max Karli
The Red Turtle – Michael Dudok de Wit and Toshio Suzuki

Animated short

Winner: Piper – Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer

Blind Vaysha – Theodore Ushev
Borrowed Time – Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj
Pear Cider and Cigarettes – Robert Valley and Cara Speller
Pearl – Patrick Osborne

Best live action short film

Winner: Sing – Kristof Deak and Anna Udvardy

Ennemis Intérieurs – Selim Azzazi
La Femme et le TGV – Timo von Gunten and Giacun Caduff
Silent Nights – Aske Bang and Kim Magnusson
Timecode – Juanjo Gimenez

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