Everything You Need To Know About Oscars 2017


Oscars 2017 Awards show was certainly one for the books. Here, you will find everything you need to know about Oscars 2017.

“La La Land” won 6 out of its 14 nominations, including best actress and best director in Oscars 2017.

The most astonishing moment of the night of Oscars 2017 went to “Moonlight,” which won the best movie after “La La Land” was mistakenly announced. This was the most bizarre moment in the history of the Academy Awards.

Oscars 2017In extraordinary scenes, the La La Land team were halfway through their victory speeches, when it was realized that the wrong film name had been read out by Warren Beatty and that Moonlight was actually the winner.The stars and crew of La La Land shuffled off the stage and handed their gold statuettes to an exultant  Moonlight team.”This is not a joke,” a producer from “La La Land” said while standing on stage, correcting the big error. Jimmy Kimmel, the host, said: “I knew I would screw this up. I promise to never come back.”

“This is not a joke,” a producer from “La La Land” said while standing on stage, correcting the big error.

Jimmy Kimmel, the host, said: “I knew I would screw this up. I promise to never come back.”

In addition to the best movie win in Oscars 2017, “Moonlight’s” Mahershala Ali took home his first Oscars for best actor in a supporting role and the film’s writers Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney won the award for best adapted screenplay.

Casey Affleck won the best actor for Manchester By The Sea. Stone won the best actress and Damien Chazelle best director both for La La Land in Oscars 2017. La La Land director Damien Chazelle became the youngest person ever to win the best director Oscars.

Fences'” Viola Davis won her first Oscar for the best supporting actress and got a standing ovation from the crowd.

Oscars 2017 Nominees: List of All the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards

Oscars 2017: Best Supporting Actor

Oscars 2017 - Dev PatelMahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water)

Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea)

Dev Patel (Lion)

Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals)

Achievement in Costume Design

Oscars 2017: Best movie


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Colleen Atwood

Florence Foster Jenkins


La La Land

 Oscars 2017: Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling

A Man Called Ove

Star Trek Beyond

Suicide Squad – Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson

Oscars 2017: Best Foreign Language Film

Land of Mine

A Man Called Ove

The Salesman

Oscars 2017: Best Live Action Short

Ennemis Entreniers

La Femme et le TGV

Silent Nights



Oscars 2017: Best Documentary Short Subject


4.1 Miles

Joe’s Violin

Watani: My Homeland

The White Helmets

Oscars 2017: Achievement in Sound Mixing

Oscars 2017Arrival

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

La La Land

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Oscars 2017: Achievement in Sound Editing

Arrival – Sylvain Bellemare

Deepwater Horizon

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land


Oscars 2017: Best Supporting Actress

Oscars 2017 - Best Supporting ActressViola Davis (Fences)

Naomie Harris (Moonlight)

Nicole Kidman (Lion)

Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures)

Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Oscars 2017: Achievement in Visual Effects

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Kubo and the Two Strings

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Oscars 2017: Best Animated Short

Blind Vaysha

Borrowed Time

Pear Cider and Cigarettes



Oscars 2017: Best Animated Feature

Oscars 2017 - Best Animated FeatureKubo and the Two Strings


My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle


Oscars 2017: Best Production Design


Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Hail, Caesar!

La La Land – David Wasco (Production Design); Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (Set Decoration)


Oscars 2017: Cinematography

Arrival – Bradford Young

La La Land – Linus Sandgren

Lion – Greig Fraser

Moonlight – James Laxton

Silence – Rodrigo Prieto

Oscars 2017: Best Film Editing


Toni Erdmann


Hacksaw Ridge – John Gilbert

Hell or High Water

La La Land


Oscars 2017: Best Documentary Feature

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life Animated

O.J.: Made in America 13th

Oscars 2017: Best Original Song

Oscars 2017 - Best Original SongAudition (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)

Oscars 2017: Best Original Score

Jackie – Mica Levi

La La Land – Justin Hurwitz

Lion – Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka

Moonlight – Nicholas Britell

Passengers – Thomas Newman

Oscars 2017: Best Original Screenplay

Oscars 2017Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan

La La Land – Damien Chazelle

The Lobster – Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou

Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan

20th Century Women – Mike Mills

Oscars 2017: Best Adapted Screenplay

Arrival – Eric Heisserer

Fences – August Wilson

Hidden Figures – Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi

Lion – Luke Davies

Moonlight – Barry Jenkins (Screenplay); Tarell Alvin McCraney (Story)

Oscars 2017: Best Director

Denis Villeneuve (Arrival)

Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge)

Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)

Barry Jenkins (Moonlight)

Oscars 2017: Best Actor

Oscars 2017 - Best ActorCasey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge)

Ryan Gosling (La La Land)

Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic)

Denzel Washington (Fences)

Oscars 2017: Best Actress

Oscars 2017 - Best ActressIsabelle Huppert (Elle)

Ruth Negga (Loving)

Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Emma Stone (La La Land)

Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Oscars 2017: Best Picture



Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land* (wrongly announced)


Manchester by the Sea


Oscars 2017 Winners

1.    Best supporting actor- Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

2.    Best makeup and hairstyling- Suicide Squad

3.    Best costume design- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

4.    Best documentary- OJ: Made in America 13th

5.    Best sound editing- Arrival

6.    Best sound mixing- Hacksaw Ridge

7.    Best supporting actress- Viola Davis (Fences)

8.    Best foreign language film- The Salesman

9.    Best animated short- Piper

10.    Best animated feature- Zootopia

11.    Best production design- La La Land

12.    Best visual effects- The Jungle Book

13.    Best film editing- Hacksaw Ridge

14.    Best documentary short- The White Helmets

15.    Best live-action short- Sing

16.    Best cinematography- La La Land

17.    Best score- La La Land

18.    Best song- Can’t Stop the Feeling! (Trolls)

19.    Best original screenplay- Manchester by the Sea

20.    Best adapted screenplay- Moonlight

21.    Best director- Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

22.    Best actor- Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

23.    Best actress- Emma Stone (La La Land)

24.    Best picture- Moonlight

Donald Trump’s presence loomed large at the show as host Jimmy Kimmel fired off political zingers and even tweeted at the Republican president, getting no immediate response.

To sum up – Oscars 2017 was full of drama.

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