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Winners for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards


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The award show began with a funny introductory dance number starring Neil Patrick Harris to introduce double hosts Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, who kept up the comedic pace of the ceremony. The stars of his many films did a memorable tribute to writer and director John Hughes, who passed away last year. These year, they repeated last years' ceremony where the best actor and actress nominess were introduced by fellow actors and actress who knew them well. Without further ado, here are the winners for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards:

Best Picture: The Hurt Locker, Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, Greg Shapiro

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker

Best Actor: Jeff Bridges for Crazy Heart

Best Actress: Sandra Bullock for The Blind Side

Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz for Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress: Mo'Nique, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire

Best Original Screenplay: The Hurt Locker, Mark Boal

Best Adapted Screenplay: Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Geoffrey Fletcher

Best Foreign Film: El secreto de sus ojos (Argentina)

Best Documentary: The Cove, Louie Psihoyos, Fisher Stevens

Best Animated Film: UP!, Pete Docter

Best Short Documentary: Music by Prudence, Roger Ross Williams, Elinor Burkett

Best Animated Short: LogoramaNicolas Schmerkin

Best Live Action Short: The New TenantsJoachim Back, Tivi Magnusson

Best Cinematography: Avatar, Mauro Fiore

Best Editing: The Hurt LockerBob Murawski, Chris Innis

Best Art Direction: AvatarRick Carter, Robert Stromberg, Kim Sinclair

Best Costume Design: The Young VictoriaSandy Powell

Best Make Up: Star Trek, Barney Burman, Mindy Hall, Joel Harlow

Best Score: UP!Michael Giacchino

Best Song: "The Weary Kind" written by T-Bone Burnett, Ryan Bingham, Crazy Heart

Best Sound Mixing: The Hurt Locker, Paul N.J. Ottosson, Ray Beckett

Best Sound Editing: The Hurt LockerPaul N.J. Ottosson

Best Visual Effects: Avatar, Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham, Andy Jones 

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