Oscar Winners

The winners of this year’s Academy Awards were announced on March 4. Categories with winners of genre interest are listed below. Depending on the categorization of The Shape of Water, this may be the first time a science fiction film (as opposed to horror or fantasy) has won the Best Picture Oscar.

  • Best Picture: The Shape of Water
  • Animated Feature Film: Coco
  • Cinematography: Roger A. Deakins, Blade Runner 2049
  • Directing: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
  • Music (Original Score): Alexandre Desplay, The Shape of Water
  • Music (Original Song): “Remember Me,” Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, from Coco
  • Production Design: Production Design: Paul Denham Austerberry, Set Decoration: Shane Vieau and Jeff Melvin, The Shape of Water
  • Animated Short: Dear Basketball
  • Visual Effects: John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert, and Richard R. Hoover, Blade Runner 2049
  • Writing (Original Screenplay): Get Out, written by Jordan Peele

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