Academy Award Winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Ares and Sciences presented the Oscars on February 26. A full list of genre winners appears below.

  • Animated Feature: Rango
  • Animated Short Film: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
  • Written, Original Screenplay: Midnight in Paris, Woody Allen
  • Art Direction: Hugo, Dante Ferretti (Production Design), Francesca Lo Schiavo (Set Decoration)
  • Achievement in Cinematography: Hugo, Robert Richardson
  • Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song): “Man or Muppet” from The Muppets, Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie
  • Achievement in Sound Editing: Hugo, Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty
  • Achievement in Sound Mixing: Hugo, Tom Fleischman and John Midgley
  • Achievement in Visual Effects: Hugo, Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman, and Alex Henning

In addition, it should be noted that The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, based on a novel by Swedish fan Stieg Larsson, received an Oscar for Achievement in Film Editing.

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