The 2012 84th Annual Academy Awards Announced

Best Picture
“The Artist”
A La Petite Reine/Studio 37/La Classe Américaine/JD Prod/France3 Cinéma/Jouror Productions/uFilm Production, Thomas Langmann, Producer

Actress in a Leading Role
Meryl Streep
“The Iron Lady”

Actor in a Leading Role
Jean Dujardin
“The Artist”

Michel Hazanavicius
“The Artist”

Short Film (Animated)
“The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore”
A Moonbot Studios LA Production, William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg

Documentary (Short Subject)
“Saving Face”
A Milkhaus/Jungefilm Production, Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Short Film (Live Action)
“The Shore”
An All Ashore Production, Terry George and Oorlagh George

Screenplay (Original)
“Midnight in Paris”
Written by Woody Allen

Screenplay (Adapted)
“The Descendants”
Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

Music (Original Song)
“Man or Muppet” from “The Muppets”  Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

Music (Original Score)
“The Artist”
Ludovic Bource

Actor in a Supporting Role
Christopher Plummer in “Beginners”

Visual Effects
Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning

Animated Feature Film
Gore Verbinski

Documentary (Feature)
A Spitfire Pictures Production, TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Richard Middlemas

Sound Mixing
Tom Fleischman and John Midgley

Sound Editing
Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty

Film Editing
“The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall – GO AUSSIE GO!!!

Actress in a Supporting Role
Octavia Spencer in “The Help”

Foreign Language Film
“A Separation”
A Dreamlab Films Production 

“The Iron Lady”
Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

Costume Design
“The Artist”
Mark Bridges

Art Direction
Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

Robert Richardson