Oscar Academy Awards 2018

90th academy awards

Oscar Academy Awards are presented to honor films all over the world which were released in the previous year. These awards are presented by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science. The 90th Oscar academy awards were held on March 4, 2018 in the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California at 5.00 p.m. PST. The ceremony usually takes place in mid or end of February but this year it was scheduled in March to avoid any kind of clash with the Olympics. This award ceremony shall be telecasted on ABC. Academy awards this year will be produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd, and directed by Glenn Weiss. Again, this year this ceremony will be hosted by the comedian Jimmy Kimmel who will become the second person to host the Oscar back to back after the legend Bill Crystal in 1997-1998. Total 24 Oscars are awarded in different categories every year.

The Oscar ceremony took place on Sunday, 4th March 2018, but the voting took place from 20th to 27th February 2018. The academy held this 9th Governor Awards Ceremony at the grand ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center on 27th November 2017.

The annual 9th Governor Awards included two categories which were:

  1. Academy Honorary Awards.
  2. Specail Achievement Academy Awards.

So, the academy honorary awards were awarded to:

  1. Agnes Varda (A French director, writer, producer and editor)
  2. Charles Burnett (American director, writer, producer, editor and cinematographer)
  3. Donald Sutherland (Canadian Actor)
  4. Owen Roizman (American cinematographer)

And the special achievement awards went to:

  1. Aljendro Gonzalez Inarrite for his virtual reality project Carne Y Arena.

This year the nominations were announced on 23rd January 2018. The Shape of Water made out on top with 13 nominations and the categories for which it was nominated are:

  1. Guillemero del Toro as Best Director
  2. Sally Hawkins as Best Actress.
  3. Richard Jenkins as Best Supporting Actor.
  4. Octavia Spencer as Best Supporting Actress.
  5. Guillemero del Toro and Vanessa Taylor as Best Original Screenplay.
  6. Alexandre Desplat as Best Original Score.
  7. Nathan Robitaille and Nelson Ferreira as Best Sound Editing
  8. Christian Cooke, Brad Zoern and Glen Gauthier as Best Sound Mixing
  9. Paul Denham Austerberry as Best Production Design.
  10. Dan Laustsen as Best Cinematography.
  11. Luis Sequeria as Best Costume Design.
  12. Sidney Wolinskey as Best Film Editing.
  13. Guillmera del Toro and J.Miles Tale as Best Picture.

The next film to come after it is with 8 nominations and it is Dunkirk. And the categories in which nominated are:

  1. Emma Thomson and Christopher Nolan for Best Picture.
  2. Christopher Nolan as Best Director.
  3. Hans Zimmer as Best Original Score.
  4. Richard Kings and Alex Gibson as Best Sound Editing.
  5. Mark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker and Gary A.Rizzo as Best Sound Mixing.
  6. Nathan Crowley as Best Production Design.
  7. Hoyte Van Hoytema as Best Cinematography.
  8. Lee Smith as Best Film Editing.

The third film on bases of nominations is Three Bill Boards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with 7 nominations. After that, the films, Darkest Hour and Phantom Thread with 6 nominations, Blade Runner 2049 and Lady Bird with 5, Call Me By Your Name, Get Out, Mudbound and Star War:The Last Jedi with 4, Baby Driver and I,Tonya with 3, Beauty and the Beast, Coco, The Post and Victoria and Abdul with 2 and Roman J Israel,Esq, the Florida Project, All the Money in the World, the Boss Baby, the Breadwinner, Fredinand, Loving Vincent, Dear Basketball, Garden Party, Negative Space, Revolting Rhyme, the Disaster Artist, Logan, Molly Game, the Big Sick,  and others are nominated for single categories.


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