Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ won maximum awards

Mar 5, 2018 15:11 IST
Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ won maximum awards

The 90th Academy Awards, popularly known as Oscar Awards, were conferred on March 4, 2018 (March 5 as per Indian time).
The award ceremony, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. During the ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) presented the Academy Awards in 24 categories.

The nominees for the 90th Oscar Awards were announced on January 23, 2018 through a global live stream from the Academy. While the movie ‘The Shape of Water’ led all nominees with thirteen nominations, Dunkirk came in second with eight, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri came in third with seven.


Following is the list of major winners:



Best Picture

The Shape of Water

Best Actor

Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour

Best Actress

Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Director

Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water

Best Supporting Actor

Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Best Supporting Actress

Allison Jannet, I, Tonya

Best Animated Feature Film


Best Foreign Language Film

A Fantastic Woman (Chilean Entry)

Best Documentary – Feature


Best Animated Short Film

Dear Basketball

Best Documentary – Short Subject

Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405

Best Live Action Short Film

The Silent Child

Best Film Editing


Best Sound Mixing


Best Production Design

The Shape of Water

Best Costume Design

Phantom Thread

Best Visual Effects

Blade Runner 2049

Best Cinematography

Blade Runner 2049

Best Original Score

The Shape of Water

Best Original Song

Remember Me, Coco 

Best Original Screenplay

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Quick Digest

Who: 90th Academy Awards

Where: Hollywood , Los Angeles

What: Conferred

When: March 4 , 2018

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