2017 Academy Award Winners: The Complete List

Now in its 89th year, the annual award honors cinematic achievements in the film industry


    The 2017 Academy Awards take place this evening at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California. Now in its 89th year, the annual award honors cinematic achievements in the film industry.

    Despite an historic onstage mishap, Moonlight won Best Picture, beating La La LandManchester By the Sea, Arrival, Hidden Figures, Hell or High Water, Hacksaw Ridge, Fences, and Lion.

    Damien Chazelle won Best Director for La La Land, edging out stiff competition in Mel Gibson, Barry Jenkins, Kenneth Lonergan, and Denis Villeneuve.


    Casey Affleck won Best Actor for Manchester By the Sea over Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington, Andrew Garfield, and Viggo Mortensen. While Emma Stone won Best Actress for La La Land over Natalie Portman, Ruth Negga, Isabelle Huppert, and the only and only Meryl Streep.

    Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight over Jeff Bridges, Dev Patel, Lucas Hedges, and Michael Shannon. He is the first Muslim actor to win an Academy Award. Viola Davis won Best Supporting Actress for Fences, topping a tough category that included Naomie Harris, Nicole Kidman, Octavia Spencer, and Michelle Williams. She is the first black actress to win an Oscar, an Emmy, and a Tony.

    Kenneth Lonergan won Best Original Screenplay for Manchester by the Sea, while Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McRaney won Best Adapted Screenplay for Moonlight.


    Ezra Edelman’s outstanding and exhaustive O.J.: Made in America took home Best Documentary Feature Film, while Orlando von Einsiedel’s The White Helmets won Best Documentary Short Film.

    Justin Hurwitz won Best Original Song (“City of Stars”) and Best Original Score for La La Land.

    Disney and Pixar had a good night, winning Best Animated Feature Film for Zootopia and Best Animated Short Film for Piper, respectively.


    Suicide Squad — yes, the ridiculous Batman Vs. Superman spinoff — won Best Makeup and Hairstyling, while Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them took home Best Costume Design.

    On the technical front, La La Land won Best Cinematography, Hacksaw Ridge won Best Editing, The Jungle Book won Best Visual Effects, La La Land won Best Production Design, Arrival won Best Sound Editing, and Kevin O’Connell’s record Oscar losing streak came to an end after he won his 21st nomination for Best Sound Mixing with Hacksaw Ridge.

    The full list of winners can be found below.

    Best Picture:
    La La Land

    Manchester By the Sea
    Hidden Figures
    Hell or High Water
    Hacksaw Ridge



    Best Director:
    Damien Chazelle, La La Land
    Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
    Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
    Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By the Sea
    Denis Villeneuve, Arrival

    Best Actor:
    Casey Affleck, Manchester By the Sea
    Ryan Gosling, La La Land
    Denzel Washington, Fences
    Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
    Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

    Best Actress:
    Emma Stone, La La Land
    Natalie Portman, Jackie
    Ruth Negga, Loving
    Isabelle Huppert, Elle
    Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins


    Best Supporting Actor:
    Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
    Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
    Dev Patel, Lion
    Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
    Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

    Best Supporting Actress:
    Viola Davis, Fences
    Naomie Harris, Moonlight
    Nicole Kidman, Lion
    Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
    Michelle Williams, Manchester By the Sea

    Best Original Screenplay:
    Damien Chazelle, La La Land
    Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester By the Sea
    Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water
    Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou, The Lobster
    Mike Mills, 20th Century Women


    Best Adapted Screenplay:
    Eric Heisserer, Arrival
    Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McRaney, Moonlight
    Luke Davies, Lion
    August Wilson, Fences
    Allison Schroeder, Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures

    Best Cinematography: 
    Linus Sandgren, La La Land
    Bradford Young, Arrival
    Rodrigo Prieto, Silence
    James Laxton, Moonlight
    Greig Fraser, Lion

    Best Film Editing:
    Tom Cross, La La Land
    Joe Walker, Arrival
    John Gilbert, Hacksaw Ridge
    Jake Roberts, Hell or High Water
    Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders, Moonlight


    Best Foreign Language Film:
    A Man Called Ove
    Land of Mine
    The Salesman
    Toni Erdmann

    Best Documentary Feature Film:
    O.J.: Made in America
    Fire at Sea

    Life, Animated
    I Am Not Your Negro
    The 13th

    Best Documentary Short Film:
    4.1 Miles
    Joe’s Violin
    Watani My Homeland
    The White Helmets

    Best Animated Feature Film:
    Kubo and the Two Strings
    My Life As A Zucchini
    The Red Turtle


    Best Animated Short Film:
    Pear Cider and Cigarettes
    Blind Vaysha
    Borrowed Time

    Best Live Action Short Film:
    Ennemis Interieurs 
    La Femme et le TGV
    Silent Nights

    Best Original Song:
    “City of Stars”, La La Land
    “How Far I’ll Go”, Moana
    “Can’t Stop the Feeling”, Trolls
    “The Empty Chair”, Jim: The James Foley Story
    “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)”, La La Land

    Best Original Score:
    Justin Hurwitz, La La Land
    Nicholas Britell, Moonlight
    Dustin O’Halloran and Hauschka, Lion
    Mica Levi, Jackie
    Thomas Newman, Passengers


    Best Production Design:
    La La Land

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
    Hail, Caesar!

    Best Makeup and Hairstyling:
    Suicide Squad
    A Man Called Ove
    Star Trek Beyond

    Best Costume Design:
    Florence Foster Jenkins

    La La Land
    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

    Best Visual Effects:
    The Jungle Book
    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    Deepwater Horizon
    Doctor Strange
    Kubo and the Two Strings


    Best Sound Mixing:
    La La Land
    Hacksaw Ridge
    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    13 Hours

    Best Sound Editing:
    Hacksaw Ridge
    La La Land
    Deepwater Horizon