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Oscars 2020

The 92nd Oscars were held on
Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA

What and who exactly is ‘Oscar’?

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film
industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)

They recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.

The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the “Academy Award of Merit”, which has become commonly known by its nickname “Oscar”

Oscars 2020 Winners List

Actor in a Supporting Role – Brad Pitt
for his role in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE –

Laura Dern for her performance
as a divorce attorney in Marriage Story

Best Director – Bong Joon Ho

Best Picture
PARASITE (SOUTH KOREAN FILM)
4 OSCARS – MAXIMUM THIS YEAR

 BEST PICTURE
 BEST DIRECTOR
 BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
 BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM

“Parasite” is the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.

Theme – class satire
Country – South Korea

Netflix was denied its first best- picture win despite two contenders in “The Irishman” and “Marriage Story,”

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Toy Story 4

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
Hair Love

Actor in a Leading Role
Joaquin Phoenix For his role in The Joker

Actress in a Leading Role
Renée Zellweger For – Judy

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
AMERICAN FACTORY (OBAMAS)

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)

Awards for 1917

  • CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • VISUAL EFFECTS
  • SOUND MIXING

Ford v Ferrari

  • Film editing
  • Sound editing

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
Jojo Rabbit

Achievement in Production DesignOnce Upon a Time… in Hollywood

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)- Joker

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)-
Elton John, Bernie Taupin
For song “I’m Gonna Love Me Again“
Movie – Rocketman

Governors Awards
Awards conferred by the Academy’s Board of Governors –

1. Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
2. Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
3. Honorary Award

• Recipients are announced each summer and honored at a dinner gala in November
– David Lynch, Wes Studi, and Lina Wertmüller
– Geena Davis

Sci Tech Awards

The Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards honor the men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant and lasting ways to motion
pictures.

Honorees are celebrated at a formal dinner held two weeks prior to the Oscar ceremony.

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