Overview Of The 91st Academy Awards (Oscars 2019)

26 Feb 2019 | Overview Of The 91st Academy Awards (Oscars 2019)

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Overview Of The 91st Academy Awards (Oscars 2019)

The 91st Academy Awards (commonly known as Oscars), presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2018, on February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

 

Highlights of the 91st Academy Awards:

  • It was the first ceremony in three decades, since the 61st Academy Awards in 1989, to be conducted with no host.
  • Bohemian Rhapsody won the most awards in total with 4, while Roma, Green Book, and Black Panther won 3 awards each.
  • India-set short film, “Period. End of Sentence.”, a short documentary film based on mensuration won the Oscar for “Best Documentary Short” category. It is directed by Iranian-American film director, Rayka Zehtabchi.
  • ”Black Panther”  became the first superhero film to win “Best Original Score”.
  • ”Roma” created history by becoming the first Mexican feature to win “Best Foreign Film” Oscar.
  • Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart became the first African-Americans to win Oscar in Product Design category for Black Panther.

AMPAS presented Academy Awards in 24 categories and the list of the winners is as follows:

Category

Winner

Best picture

Green Book

Best actress

Olivia Colman – The Favourite

Best actor

Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody

Best supporting actress

Regina King – If Beale Street Could Talk

Best supporting actor

Mahershala Ali – Green Book

Best director

Alfonso Cuaron – Roma

Best original screenplay

Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly – Roma

Best adapted screenplay

Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman

Best animated feature

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best foreign language film

Roma – Mexico

Best documentary feature

Free Solo

Best original song

Shallow (A Star Is Born) – Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt

Best original score

Ludwig Goransson – Black Panther

Best production design

Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart – Black Panther

Best costume design

Ruth E Carter – Black Panther

Best cinematography

Alfonso Cuaron – Roma

Best visual effects

Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and JD Schwalm – First Man

Best make-up and hairstyling

Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe and Patricia DeHaney – Vice

Best sound editing

John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone – Bohemian Rhapsody

Best sound mixing

Paul Massey, Tim Cavagin and John Casali – Bohemian Rhapsody

Best film editing

John Ottman – Bohemian Rhapsody

Best animated short

Bao

Best documentary short

Period. End of Sentence.

Best live action short

Skin

Quick Facts about Oscars:

  • First awarded in – 1929
  • Frequency – Annual
  • Creator – George Stanley
  • Presented by – AMPAS