Life of Pi Bagged Maximum Awards at Oscars 2013 (85th Academy Awards)

The Oscars 2013 or the 85th Academy Awards ceremony took place on 24 February 2013. Best picture award goes to Argo.

Feb 26, 2013 12:37 IST
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Oscars 2013The Oscars 2013 or the 85th Academy Awards ceremony took place on 24 February 2013. The annual Academy Awards were presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in order to honour the best films of the previous years, i.e., 2012. The Oscars 2013 ceremony was held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. The awards were hosted by Seth MacFarlane. This is said to be the most viewed ceremony since Academy Awards 2004.
The main winners of the Oscars 2013 were Life of Pi, with four awards; Argo with three awards; Les Miserables with three awards and Django Unchained, Lincoln, Skyfall with two awards each. The list of the awardees of 85th Academy Awards is as follows:

List of the awardees of 85th Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Argo
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables
Best Animated Feature Film: Brave
Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda for Life of Pi
Best Costume Design: Anna Karenina
Best Directing: Ang Lee for Life of Pi
Best Documentary Feature: Searching for Sugar Man
Best Documentary Short: Inocente
Best Film Editing: William Goldenberg for Argo
Best Foreign Language Film: Amour (Austria)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell for Les Misérables
Best Music-Original Score: Mychael Danna for Life of Pi
Best Music-Original Song: Skyfall from Skyfall (Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth)
Best Production Design: Rick Carter (Production Design); Jim Erickson (Set Decoration) for Lincoln
Best Short Film-Animated: Paperman
Best Short Film-Live Action: Curfew
Best Sound Editing: Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers for Skyfall
Best Sound Mixing: Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes for Les Misérables
Best Visual Effects: Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott for Life of Pi
Best Writing-Adapted Screenplay: Chris Terrio for Argo
Best Writing-Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained

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