The 88th Annual Academy Awards, 2017 Oscars

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The most exciting and important night in Hollywood is tonight, as 89th Academy Awards ceremony were held tonight at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles (26th February, 2017).

During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.

The ceremony was produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd and directed by Glenn Weiss. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel took the stage and hosted the ceremony for the first time.

Where To Watch The Oscars 2017?
In the United States the arrivals and the whole ceremony will be broadcasted at ABC. If you’re watching in the UK, Alex Zane and guests will be hosting The Oscars 2017 Live – a preview show covering the red carpet followed by live streaming of the actual awards ceremony – on Sky Cinema.

The red-carpet arrivals are expected to start from 11.30pm GMT, with coverage of the ceremony beginning at 1.30am. In the US, coverage kicks off at 7pm EST/4pm PST.

SEE MORE: Red Carpet at Academy Awards Oscars 2017

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Comedian Jimmy Kimmel took the stage and hosted the Academy Awards ceremony for the first time.

During the awards ceremony many celebrities and 2016 winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander took the stage, as well as the likes of Halle Berry, Jamie Dornan, Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Dakota Johnson, Shirley MacLaine, and Hailee Steinfeld. 

The audience enjoyed music performances from Justin Timberlake, John Legend, Sting, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, all of which played their respective nominated songs.

There were nine nominees for Best Picture at this year’s ceremony. The nine films that were nominated are Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester By the Sea, and Moonlight.

The movie La La Land landed a whopping 14 nominations, tying for the most of all time with Titanic and All About Eve.

Actors Mahershala Ali, winner of Best Supporting Actor for 'Moonlight,' Emma Stone, winner of Best Actress for 'La La Land,' Viola Davis, winner of the Best Supporting Actress award for 'Fences,' and Casey Affleck, winner of Best Actor for 'Manchester by the Sea,' pose in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

Actors Mahershala Ali, winner of Best Supporting Actor for ‘Moonlight,’ Emma Stone, winner of Best Actress for ‘La La Land,’ Viola Davis, winner of the Best Supporting Actress award for ‘Fences,’ and Casey Affleck, winner of Best Actor for ‘Manchester by the Sea,’ pose in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

Here is the list of nominees in the main categories at the 89th Annual Academy Award (as the winners in the categories are announced, their name will be in bold letter):

Best Picture
Arrival
Fences
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Lion
Manchester by the Sea
Moonlight

Best Actress
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Supporting Actress
Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actor
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel, Lion
Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

Best Director
Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Best Documentary Feature
Fire at Sea
I Am Not Your Negro
Life Animated
O.J.: Made in America
13th

Best Foreign Language Film
Land of Mine
A Man Called Ove
The Salesman
Tanna
Toni Erdmann

Best Original Score
Jackie
La La Land
Lion
Moonlight
Passengers

Best Original Song
“Audition (The Fools Who Dream),” La La Land
“Can’t Stop the Feeling,” Trolls
“City of Stars,” La La Land
“The Empty Chair,” Jim: The James Foley Story
“How Far I’ll Go,” Moana

Best Cinematography
Arrival
La La Land
Lion
Moonlight
Silence

Best Production Design
Arrival
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hail, Caesar!
La La Land
Passengers

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
A Man Called Ove
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad

Best Costume Design
Allied
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Florence Foster Jenkins
Jackie
La La Land

Best Visual Effects
Deepwater Horizon
Doctor Strange
The Jungle Book
Kubo and the Two Strings
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Best Sound Editing
Arrival
Deepwater Horizon
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Sully

Best Sound Mixing
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Best Documentary Short
Extremis
4.1 Miles
Joe’s Violin
Watani: My Homeland
The White Helmets

Best Live Action Short
Ennemis Intérieurs
La Femme et le TGV
Silent Nights
Sing
Timecode

Best Adapted Screenplay
Arrival
Fences
Hidden Figures
Lion
Moonlight

Best Original Screenplay
Hell or High Water
La La Land
The Lobster
Manchester by the Sea
20th Century Women

Best Animated Feature
Kubo and the Two Strings
Moana
My Life as a Zucchini
The Red Turtle
Zootopia

Best Film Editing
Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
La La Land
Moonlight

Best Animated Short
Blind Vaysha
Borrowed Time
Pear Cider and Cigarettes
Pearl
Piper

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Viola Davis poses with the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in the press room, during the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017, in Hollywood, California

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Actress Emma Stone, winner of Best Actress for ‘La La Land’ poses in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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Mahershala Ali, winner of Best Supporting Actor for 'Moonlight' poses in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

Mahershala Ali, winner of Best Supporting Actor for ‘Moonlight’ poses in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

 Casey Affleck, winner of Best Actor for 'Manchester by the Sea' poses in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

Casey Affleck, winner of Best Actor for ‘Manchester by the Sea’ poses in the press room during the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California.

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