2011 Academy Awards

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2011 Academy Awards | Oscar winners and nominees

The 2011 Academy Awards were presented on February 26, 2012, at the Kodak Theatre. All of the nominees are listed below; the Oscar winners are in bold.

Best Picture The Artist
The Descendants
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
The Help
Midnight in Paris
The Tree of Life
War Horse
Best Animated Picture A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots
Actor in a Leading Role Demián Bichir, A Better Life
George Clooney, The Descendants
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Actress in a Leading Role Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn
Actor in a Supporting Role Kenneth Branagh, My Week with Marilyn
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Nick Nolte, Warrior
Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Max von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Actress in a Supporting Role Bérénice Béjo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Directing Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
Original Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
J.C. Chandor, Margin Call
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Asghar Farhadi, A Separation
Adapted Screenplay Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash, The Descendants
John Logan, Hugo
George Clooney, Grant Heslov and Beau Willimon, The Ides of March
Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin; Story by Stan Chervin, Moneyball
Bridget O'Connor and Peter Straughan, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist
Jeff Cronenweth, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Robert Richardson, Hugo
Emmanuel Lubezki, The Tree of Life
Janusz Kaminski, War Horse
Art Direction The Artist, Laurence Bennett and Robert Gould
Harry Potter and the Dealthy Hallows Part 2, Stuart Craig and Stephenie McMillan
Hugo, Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo
Midnight in Paris, Anne Seibel and Hélène Dubreuil
War Horse, Rick Carter and Lee Sandales
Editing Lon Bender and Victor Ray Ennis, Drive
Ren Klyce, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty, Hugo
Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Richard Hymns and Gary Rydstrom, War Horse
Mixing David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce and Bo Persson The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Tom Fleischman and John Midgley, Hugo
Deb Adair, Ron Bochar, David Giammarco and Ed Novick, Moneyball
Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush and Peter J. Devlin, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson and Stuart Wilson, War Horse
Song "Man or Muppet" from The Muppets; Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie
"Real in Rio" from Rio; Music by Sergio Mendes and Carlinhos Brown; Lyrics by Siedah Garrett
Original Score John Williams, The Adventures of Tintin
Ludovic Bource, The Artist
Howard Shore, Hugo
Alberto Iglesias, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John Williams, War Horse
Film Editing Anne-Sophie Bion and Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Kevin Tent The Descendants
Angus Wall & Kirk Baxter, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Thelma Schoonmaker, Hugo
Christopher Tellefsen, Moneyball
Costume Design Lisy Christl, Anonymous
Mark Bridges, The Artist
Sandy Powell, Hugo
Michael O'Connor, Jane Eyre
Arianne Phillips, W.E.
Makeup Martial Corneville, Lynn Johnston and Matthew W. Mungle, Albert Nobbs
Nick Dudman, Amanda Knight and Lisa Tomblin, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland, The Iron Lady
Visual Effects Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann, and Alex Henning, Hugo
Tim Burke, David Vickery, Greg Butler, and John Richardson, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
Erik Nash, John Rosengrant, Dan Taylor, and Swen Gillberg, Real Steel
Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, R. Christopher White, and Daniel Barrett, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Scott Farrar, Scott Benza, Matthew Butler, and John Frazier, Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Short Films
Animated Dimanche/Sunday, Patrick Doyon
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg
La Luna, Enrico Casarosa
A Morning Stroll, Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe
Wild Life, Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby
Live Action Pentecost, Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane
Raju, Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren
The Shore, Terry George and Oorlagh George
Time Freak, Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey
Tuba Atlantic, Hallvar Witzø
Short Subject The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement, Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin
God is the Bigger Elvis, Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson
Incident in New Baghdad, James Spione
Saving Face, Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom, Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen
Feature Hell and Back Again, Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner
If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, Marshall Curry and Sam Cullman
Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky
Pina, Wim Wenders and Gian-Piero Ringel
Undefeated, TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Rich Middlemas
Foreign Language Film Bullhead, Belgium
Monsieur Lazhar, Canada
A Separation, Iran
Footnote, Israel
In Darkness, Poland

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