Academy Award Winners 2012 | 2012 OSCAR Winners

The 2012 Academy Award Oscar winners are as follows:

Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"

Best Actor: Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"

Best Actress: Meryl Streep, "The Iron Lady"

Best Picture: "The Artist"

Best Cinematography: Robert Richardson, "Hugo"

Best Art Direction: Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schavo, "Hugo"

Best Costume Design: Mark Bridges, "The Artist"

Best Makeup: Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland, "The Iron Lady"

Best Foreign Language Film: "A Separation"

Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer, "The Help"

Best Editing: Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall, "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo"

Best Sound Editing: Phillip Stockton and Eugene Gearty, "Hugo"

Best Sound Mixing: Tom Fleischman and John Midgley, "Hugo"

Best Documentary: "Undefeated"

Best Animated Feature: "Rango"

Best Visual Effects: "Hugo"

Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"

Best Original Score: Ludovic Bource, "The Artist"

Best Original Song: Bret McKenzie, "Man or Muppet"

Best Adapted Screenplay: Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, "The Descendants"

Best Original Screenplay: Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"

Best Live Action Short: "The Shore"

Best Documentary Short: "Saving Face"

Best Animated Short: "The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore"

Don Haderlein - Director

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Independent Spirit Award Winners 2012 | 2012 Spirit Award Winners Full List

The Spirit awards for 2012 were awarded today by Film Independent to recognize artist-driven independent feature filmmaking.  The 2012 Independent Spirti Award winners are as follows:

Best Feature
The Artist

Best Male Lead
Jean Dujardin, The Artist

Best Female Lead
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

Best Supporting Male
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Supporting Female
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

Best First Feature
J.C. Chandor (director) - Margin Call

Best Screenplay
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants

Best First Screenplay
Will Reiser, 50/50

Best Cinematography
Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist

Best Documentary
Steve James (director) – The Interrupters

Best International Film
A Separation (Iran)

Piaget Producers Award
Take Shelter

Robert Altman Award
Margin Call

John Cassavetes Award
Dee Rees (director), Nekisa Cooper (producer) – Pariah

Audi Someone to Watch Award
Mark Jackson (director), Without

Nokia Truer Than Fiction Award
Heather Courtney (director), Where Soldiers Come

Don Haderlein  - Director

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BAFTA Award Winners 2012

The 2012 BAFTA - British Academy of Film and Television Arts -
film award winners are as follows:

Best Film
"The Artist"

Original Screenplay
"The Artist" - Michel Hazanavicius

Adapted Screenplay
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" - Bridget O'Connor, Peter Straughan

Leading Actor
Jean Dujardin - "The Artist"

Leading Actress
Meryl Streep - "The Iron Lady"

Supporting Actor
Christopher Plummer - "Beginners"

Supporting Actress
Octavia Spencer - "The Help"

Animated Film

"The Artist" - Michel Hazanavicius

Outstanding British Film
"Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer
"Tyrannosaur" - Paddy Considine (Director), Diarmid Scrimshaw (Producer)

Film Not in the English Language
"The Skin I Live In"


Original Music
"The Artist" - Ludovic Bource

"The Artist" - Guillaume Schiffman

"Senna" - Gregers Sall, Chris King

Production Design
"Hugo" - Dante Ferretti, Francesca Lo Schiavo

Costume Design
"The Artist" - Mark Bridges

Make Up & Hair
"The Iron Lady" - Marese Langan

"Hugo" - Philip Stockton, Eugene Gearty, Tom Fleischman, John Midgley

Special Visual Effects
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" - Tim Burke, John Richardson, Greg Butler, David Vickery

Short Animation
"A Morning Stroll" - Grant Orchard, Sue Goffe

Short Film
"Pitch Black Heist" - John Maclean, Gerardine O'Flynn

The Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award (voted for by the public)
Adam Deacon