2004 Academy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 2004 Academy Awards were presented Feb. 27, 2005 at the Kodak Theatre.

Best PictureThe Aviator
Finding Neverland
Million Dollar Baby
Best Animated PictureThe Incredibles (Pixar/Walt Disney)
Shark Tale (DreamWorks)
Shrek 2 (DreamWorks)
Actor in a Leading RoleDon Cheadle, Hotel Rwanda
Johnny Depp, Finding Neverland
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Aviator
Clint Eastwood, Million Dollar Baby
Jamie Foxx, Ray
Actress in a Leading RoleAnnette Bening, Being Julia
Catalina Sandino Moreno, Maria Full of Grace
Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake
Hilary Swank, Million Dollar Baby
Kate Winslet, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Actor in a Supporting RoleAlan Alda, The Aviator
Thomas Haden Church, Sideways
Jamie Foxx, Collateral
Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby
Clive Owen, Closer
Actress in a Supporting RoleCate Blanchett, The Aviator
Laura Linney, Kinsey
Virginia Madsen, Sideways
Sophie Okonedo, Hotel Rwanda
Natalie Portman, Closer
DirectingMartin Scorsese, The Aviator
Clint Eastwood, Million Dollar Baby
Taylor Hackford, Ray
Alexander Payne, Sideways
Mike Leigh, Vera Drake
Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenJohn Logan, The Aviator
Charlie Kaufman, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Keir Pearson and Terry George, Hotel Rwanda
Brad Bird, The Incredibles
Mike Leigh, Vera Drake
Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or PublishedRichard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, and Kim Krizan, Before Sunset
David Magee, Finding Neverland
Paul Haggis, Million Dollar Baby
José Rivera, The Motorcycle Diaries
Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Sideways
CinematographyRobert Richardson, The Aviator
Zhao Xiaoding, House of Flying Daggers
Caleb Deschanel, The Passion of the Christ
John Mathieson, The Phantom of the Opera
Bruno Delbonnel, A Very Long Engagement
Art DirectionThe Aviator, Dante Ferretti, art direction; Francesca Lo Schiavo, set decoration
Finding Neverland, Gemma Jackson, art direction; Trisha Edwards, set decoration
Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, Rick Heinrichs, art direction; Cheryl A. Carasik, set decoration
The Phantom of the Opera, Anthony Pratt, art direction; Celia Bobak, set decoration
A Very Long Engagement, Aline Bonetto, art direction
SoundTom Fleischman and Petur Hliddal, The Aviator
Randy Thom, Gary A. Rizzo, and Doc Kane, The Incredibles
Randy Thom, Tom Johnson, Dennis Sands, and William B. Kaplan, The Polar Express
Scott Millan, Greg Orloff, Bob Beemer, and Steve Cantamessa, Ray
Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Joseph Geisinger, Spider-Man 2
Song“Accidentally in Love,” Shrek 2, Adam Duritz, Charles Gillingham, Jim Bogios, David Immergluck, Matthew Mallery, David Bryson, Daniel Vickrey
“Al Otro Lado Del Río, ” The Motorcycle Diaries, Jorge Drexler
“Believe, ” The Polar Express, Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri
“Learn to Be Lonely, ” The Phantom of the Opera, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart
“Look To Your Path (Vois Sur Ton Chemin),” The Chorus, Bruno Coulais and Christophe Barratier
Original ScoreJan A.P. Kaczmarek, Finding Neverland
John Williams, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Thomas Newman, Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events
John Debney, The Passion of the Christ
James Newton Howard, The Village
Film EditingThelma Schoonmaker, The Aviator
Jim Miller and Paul Rubell, Collateral
Matt Chesse, Finding Neverland
Joel Cox, Million Dollar Baby
Paul Hirsch, Ray
Costume DesignSandy Powell, The Aviator
Alexandra Byrne, Finding Neverland
Colleen Atwood, Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events
Sharen Davis, Ray
Bob Ringwood, Troy
MakeupValli O'Reilly and Bill Corso, Lemony Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Events
Keith Vanderlaan and Christien Tinsley, The Passion of the Christ
Jo Allen and Manuel García, The Sea Inside
Visual EffectsRoger Guyett, Tim Burke, John Richardson and Bill George, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
John Nelson, Andrew R. Jones, Erik Nash and Joe Letteri, I, Robot
John Dykstra, Scott Stokdyk, Anthony LaMolinara and John Frazier, Spider-Man 2
Sound EditingMichael Silvers and Randy Thom, The Incredibles
Randy Thom and Dennis Leonard, The Polar Express
Paul N.J. Ottosson, Spider-Man 2
Short Films
AnimationBirthday Boy (Sejong Park and Andrew Gregory)
Gopher Broke (Jeff Fowler and Tim Miller)
Guard Dog (Bill Plympton)
Lorenzo (Mike Gabriel and Baker Bloodworth )
Ryan (Chris Landreth)
Live ActionEverything in This Country Must (Gary McKendry)
Little Terrorist (Ashvin Kumar)
7:35 in the Morning (Nacho Vigalondo )
Two Cars, One Night (Taika Waititi and Ainsley Gardiner)
Wasp (Andrea Arnold )
Short SubjectAutism is a World (Gerardine Wurzburg)
The Children of Leningradsky (Hanna Polak and Andrzej Celinski )
Hardwood (Hubert Davis and Erin Faith Young)
Mighty Times: The Children's March (Robert Hudson and Bobby Houston)
Sister Rose's Passion (Oren Jacoby and Steve Kalafer)
FeatureBorn into Brothels (Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski)
The Story of the Weeping Camel (Luigi Falorni and Byambasuren Davaa)
Super Size Me (Morgan Spurlock)
Tupac: Resurrection (Lauren Lazin and Karolyn Ali )
Twist of Faith (Kirby Dick and Eddie Schmidt)
Foreign Language FilmAs It Is In Heaven, Sweden
The Chorus, France
Downfall, Germany
The Sea Inside, Spain
Yesterday, South Africa
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian AwardRoger Mayer
Honorary AwardSidney Lumet

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