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81st Annual Academy Awards®

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Winners announced on Sunday, February 22nd.

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

WINNER

Sean Penn for Milk (2008/I)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

WINNER

Other Nominees:

Meryl Streep for Doubt (2008/I)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

WINNER

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Other Nominees:

Amy Adams for Doubt (2008/I)

Viola Davis for Doubt (2008/I)

Best Achievement in Directing

WINNER

Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

WINNER

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

Best Achievement in Costume Design

WINNER

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

WINNER

Other Nominees:

WALL·E (2008): Peter Gabriel, Thomas Newman("Down to Earth")

Best Achievement in Sound Editing

WINNER

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

WINNER

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

WINNER

Departures (2008)(Japan)

Other Nominees:

The Class (2008)(France)

Revanche (2008)(Austria)

Waltz with Bashir (2008)(Israel)

Best Short Film, Animated