Oscar 2010: Complete List of Award Winners

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Monday, March 8, 2010

Los Angeles (GaeaTimes.com) - The Hurt Locker has won a maximum of six Oscars including the most prestigious awards of Best Picture and Best Direction. Avatar had nominations in several categories but failed to grab most of them. It won three awards of Art Direction, Cinematography and Visual Effects. Jeff Bridges has won the award for best actor in a leading role and Sandra Bullock has grabbed the award of best actress in a leading role for her acting in The Blind Side. Without further ado, let’s take a look at the Awards List.

Best Picture

The Hurt Locker
Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier and Greg Shapiro

Actor in a Leading Role

Jeff Bridges
Crazy Heart

Actor in a Supporting Role

Christoph Waltz
Inglourious Basterds

Actress in a Leading Role

Sandra Bullock
The Blind Side

Actress in a Supporting Role

Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire

Animated Feature Film

Pete Docter

Art Direction

Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg (Art Direction); Kim Sinclair (Set Decoration)


Mauro Fiore

Costume Design

The Young Victoria
Sandy Powell


The Hurt Locker
Kathryn Bigelow

Documentary Feature

The Cove
Louie Psihoyos and Fisher Stevens

Documentary Short

Music by Prudence
Roger Ross Williams and Elinor Burkett

Film Editing

The Hurt Locker
Bob Murawski and Chris Innis

Foreign Language Film

The Secret in Their Eyes (El Secreto de Sus Ojos)
Directed by Juan José Campanella


Star Trek
Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow

Music (Original Score)

Michael Giacchino

Music (Original Song)

Crazy Heart
“The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)”
Music and Lyric by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett

Short Film (Animated)

Nicolas Schmerkin

Short Film (Live Action)

The New Tenants
Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson

Sound Editing

The Hurt Locker
Paul N.J. Ottosson

Sound Mixing

The Hurt Locker
Paul N.J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett

Visual Effects

Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham and Andrew R. Jones

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
Screenplay by Geoffrey Fletcher

Writing (Original Screenplay)

The Hurt Locker
Written by Mark Boal

The list described here is taken from the above mentioned source.

The 2010 Oscar Award Events was held at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin hosted the ceremony. This year Academy Awards is on its eighty second year after it was first held in May 16, 1929. It is one of the oldest award ceremonies in the media. It is presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the excellent works in the film industry. The Oscar includes many awards for the directors, actors and writers. Many other ceremony such as the Golden Globe Awards, Grammy Awards, Emmy Awards are often said to be modeled after the Academy Awards ceremony.

The awards are chosen by the voting members of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The actual number of voting members are not known but it may be somewhere between 5000 and 6000. The membership eligibility can be achieved by competitive nomination or one may submit a name based on the significant contribution of a person to the motion picture industry.

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