Oscar Awards 2017 conferred; La La Land won maximum awards

Feb 27, 2017 09:08 IST

Oscar Awards 2017The 89th Academy Awards, popularly called Oscar Awards, were conferred on 26 February 2017 (27 February 2017 as per Indian time). The award ceremony was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel hosted the awards ceremony.

The Oscar Awards for the year 2017 were presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in 24 categories.

The nominees for the 89th Oscar Awards were announced on 24 January 2017, via global live stream from the Academy. Movie La La Land received the most nominations with a record-tying fourteen.

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Major wins at the 89th Academy Awards



Best Picture


Best Actor

Casey Affleck for Manchester by the Sea

Best Actress

Emma Stone for La La Land

Best Director

Damien Chazelle for La La Land

Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali for Moonlight

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis for Fences

Best Animated Feature Film


Best Foreign Language Film

The Salesman (Iran) in Persian

Best Documentary – Feature

O.J.: Made in America

Best Animated Short Film


Best Documentary – Short Subject

The White Helmets

Best Live Action Short Film


Best Sound Editing

Sylvain Bellemare for Arrival

Best Sound Mixing

Kevin O'Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace for Hacksaw Ridge

Best Production Design

La La Land

Best Costume Design

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Best Visual Effects

The Jungle Book

Best Cinematography

La La Land

Best Original Score

La La Land

Best Original Song

"City of Stars" from La La Land

Quick Digest

Who: 89th Academy Awards

Where: Hollywood , Los Angeles

What: Conferred

When: 26 February 2017

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