Awards for 2012

Oscar

Best Motion Picture of the Year

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

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Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

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Beginners: Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer became the oldest winner of a competitive Oscar, at 82, surpassing the achievement of Jessica Tandy.

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Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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Best Achievement in Directing

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Best Writing, Original Screenplay

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Midnight in Paris: Woody Allen
Woody Allen was not present at the awards ceremony. Presenter Angelina Jolie accepted the award on his behalf.

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Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Moneyball: Steven Zaillian (screenplay), Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), Stan Chervin (story)

Best Achievement in Cinematography

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Best Achievement in Art Direction

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Hugo: Dante Ferretti (production designer), Francesca Lo Schiavo (set decorator)

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War Horse: Rick Carter (production designer), Lee Sandales (set decorator)

Midnight in Paris: Anne Seibel (production designer), Hélène Dubreuil (set decorator)


The Artist: Laurence Bennett (production designer), Robert Gould (set decorator)

Best Achievement in Costume Design

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Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

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Best Achievement in Film Editing

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Best Achievement in Sound Editing

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Best Achievement in Visual Effects

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Best Achievement in Makeup

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Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

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The Muppets: Bret McKenzie
For the song "Man or Muppet".

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Rio: Sergio Mendes (music), Carlinhos Brown (music), Siedah Garrett (lyrics)
For the song "Real in Rio".

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

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Best Short Film, Animated

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Best Short Film, Live Action

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Tuba Atlantic: Hallvar Witzø
[NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL NOMINATION. After the awards ceremony on February 26, 2012, the Academy was made aware that Tuba Atlantic had been shown on Norwegian television in 2010, making the film ineligible for the 84th Awards under the rules governing the category. In July 2012, the nomination was rescinded by the Board of Governors.]

Best Documentary, Short Subjects

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Best Documentary, Features

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Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

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Bullhead
Belgium.

Footnote
Israel.

In Darkness
Poland.

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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Kung Fu Panda 2: Jennifer Yuh
Jennifer Yuh became the first woman to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year.

Honorary Award

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Medal of Commendation

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Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

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Academy Award of Merit

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Franz Kraus
Franz Kraus, Johannes Steurer and Wolfgang Riedel -For the design and development of the ARRILASER Film Recorder.

Scientific and Engineering Award

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Radu Corlan, Andy Jantzen, Petru Pop and Richard Toftness -For the design and engineering of the Phantom family of high-speed cameras for motion picture production.


Jürgen Noffke and Uwe Weber -For the optical design (Jürgen Noffkeand) and for the mechanical design (Uwe Weber) of the ARRI Zeiss Master Prime Lenses for motion picture photography.


Michael Lewis, Greg Marsden, Raigo Alas and Michael Vellekoop -For the concept, design and implementation of the Pictorvision Eclipse, an electronically stabilized aerial camera platform.


E.F. "Bob" Nettmann -For the concept and system architecture of the Stab-C Classic, Super-G and Stab-C Compact stabilizing heads.


Michael Sayovitz -For the electronic packaging and integration of the Stab-C Classic, Super-G and Stab-C Compact stabilizing heads.


Brad Fritzel -For the electronic engineering of the Stab-C Classic, Super-G and Stab-C Compact stabilizing heads.


Fred Miller -For the mechanical engineering of the Stab-C Classic, Super-G and Stab-C Compact stabilizing heads.

John D. Lowry, Ian Godin, Kimball Thurston
John D. Lowry, Ian Cavén, Ian Godin, Kimball Thurston and Tim Connolly -For the development of a unique and efficient system for the reduction of noise and other artifacts, thereby providing high-quality images required by the filmmaking process.


FUJIFILM Corporation, Hideyuki Shirai, Dr. Katsuhisa Oozeki and Hiroshi Hirano -for the design and development of the FUJIFILM black and white recording film ETERNA-RDS 4791 -For use in the archival preservation of film and digital images.

Technical Achievement Award

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Andrew Clinton and Mark Elendt -For the invention and integration of micro-voxels in the Mantra software.

Gordon E. Sawyer Award

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