Oscar winners 2017

In a rare and unexpected gaffe, "La La Land" which dominated the 89th Academy Awards, was announced the winner of the Best Picture category, when in fact it was "Moonlight".

Presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway who were called to announce the winner, pondered a while before reading the cue card, which ended up being wrong.

The "La La Land" makers were mostly through their speech before the error was realised, and a representative said: "There's a mistake... 'Moonlight', you guys won Best Picture... This is not a joke, I'm afraid they read the wrong thing. 'Moonlight' Best Picture."

Complete Lists of Oscar 2017 Winners:

  • Best supporting actor WINNER: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)
  • Best makeup and hairstyling WINNER: Suicide Squad
  • Best costume design WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Best documentary WINNER: OJ: Made in America 13th
  • Best sound editing WINNER: Arrival Deepwater Horizon Hacksaw Ridge La La Land Sully
  • Best sound mixing Arrival WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge La La Land
  • Best supporting actress WINNER: Viola Davis (Fences)
  • Best foreign language film WINNER: The Salesman Tanna
  • Best animated WINNER: Piper
  • Best animated feature WINNER: Zootopia
  • Best production design WINNER : La La Land Passengers
  • Best visual effects WINNER : The Jungle Book Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Best film editing WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge
  • Best documentary short WINNER : The White Helmets
  • Best live-action short WINNER: Sing Timecode
  • Best cinematography Arrival WINNER: La La Land
  • Best score Jackie WINNER: La La Land
  • Best song Audition WINNER : City of Stars (La La Land)
  • Best original screenplay WINNER: Manchester by the Sea 20th Century Women
  • Best adapted screenplay WINNER: Moonlight
  • Best director WINNER: Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

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    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   11:42 am
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    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   8:12 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   1:06 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   11:04 am
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    Updated On : Aug 15,2017   2:48 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   1:56 pm
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    Updated On : Aug 14,2017   11:18 am
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    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   4:38 pm
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