And the winners are…

The winners of the the 84th annual Academy Awards, held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, and hosted by Billy Crystal, are:

Best Picture
The Artist

Actress in a Leading Role
Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady

Actor in a Leading Role
Jean Dujardin in The Artist

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Plummer in Beginners

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer in The Help

Best Director
The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
The Descendants – Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon and Jim Rash

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Midnight in Paris – Written by Woody Allen

Animated Feature Film
Rango – Gore Verbinski

Documentary (Feature)
Undefeated – TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

Music (Original Score)
The Artist – Ludovic Bource

Music (Original Song)
Man or Muppet from The Muppets – Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

Film Editing
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

Sound Editing
Hugo – Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty

Sound Mixing
Hugo – Tom Fleischman and John Midgley

Art Direction
Hugo – Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

Costume Design
The Artist – Mark Bridges

Cinematography
Hugo – Robert Richardson

Visual Effects
Hugo – Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning

Foreign Language Film
A Separation – Iran

Make-up
The Iron Lady – Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

Costume Design
The Artist – Mark Bridges

Short Film (Live Action)
The Shore Terry George and Oorlagh George

Documentary (Short Subject)
Saving Face – Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Short Film (Animated)
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore – William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg