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Arts and Entertainment

The 85th Annual Academy Awards: The Complete List of Winners

General view of the atmosphere at the Oscars Governors Ball at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Here it is: The complete list of winners from the 85th Annual Academy Awards. Winners noted in bold.

Best Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Silver Linings Playbook
Zero Dark Thirty
Les Miserables
Life of Pi
Django Unchained

Actor in a Leading Role
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
Denzel Washington, Flight

Actor in a Supporting Role
Alan Arkin, Argo
Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained
Robert DeNiro, Silver Linings Playbook

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Actress in a Leading Role
Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
Quvenzhané Wallis, Beast of the Southern Wild

Actress in a Supporting Role
Amy Adams, The Master
Sally Field, Lincoln
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
Jackie Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook
Helen Hunt, The Sessions

Animated Feature Film
Wreck it Ralph
The Pirates, Band of Misfits

Ang Lee, Life of Pi
Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
David O Russell, Silver Linings Playbook
Benh Zeitlin, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Michael Haneke, Amour

Music (Original Song)
"Before my Time" from Chasing Ice
"Pi's Lullaby" from Life of Pi
"Suddenly" - Les Miserables
"Everybody Needs a Best Friend," from Ted
"Skyfall" from Skyfall

Foreign Language Film
Amour (Austria)
No (Chile)
War Witch (Canada)
A Royal Affair (Denmark)
Kon-Tiki (Norway)

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Beast of the Southern Wild (Benh Zeitlin and Lucy Alibar)
Lincoln (Tony Kushner)
Silver Linings Playbook (David O. Russell)
Life of Pi (David Magee)
Argo (Chris Terrio)

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Flight (John Gatins)
Zero Dark Thirty (Mark Boal)
Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Moonrise Kingdom (Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola)

Anna Karenina ( Seamus McGarvey)
Django Unchained (Robert Richardson)
Life of Pi (Claudio Miranda)
Lincoln (Janusz Kaminski)
Skyfall (Roger Deakins)

Costume Design
Anna Karenina (Jacqueline Durran)
Les Misérables (Paco Delgado)
Lincoln (Joanna Johnston)
Mirror Mirror (Eiko Ishioka)
Snow White and the Huntsman (Colleen Atwood)

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Documentary (Feature)
The Gatekeepers
5 Broken Cameras
How to Survive a Plague
The Invisible War
Searching for Sugar Man

Documentary (Short Subject)
Kings Point
Mondays at Racine
Open Heart

Film Editing
Argo (William Goldenberg)
Life of Pi (Tim Squyres)
Lincoln (Michael Kahn)
Silver Linings Playbook (Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers)
Zero Dark Thirty (Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg)

Makeup and Hairstyling
Hitchcock (Howard Berger, Peter Montagna and Martin Samuel)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Peter Swords King, Rick Findlater and Tami Lane)
Les Misérables (Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell)

Music (Original Score)
Anna Karenina (Dario Marianelli)
Argo (Alexandre Desplat)
Life of Pi (Mychael Danna)
Lincoln (John Williams)
Skyfall (Thomas Newman)

Production Design
Anna Karenina (Production Design: Sarah Greenwood; Set Decoration: Katie Spence)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Production Design: Dan Hennah; Set Decoration: Ra Vincent and Simon Bright)
Les Misérables (Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Anna Lynch-Robinson)
Life of Pi (Production Design: David Gropman; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock)
Lincoln (Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickson)

Short Film (Animated)
Adam and Dog
Fresh Guacamole
Head over Heels
Maggie Simpson in "The Longest Daycare

Short Film (Live Action)
Buzkashi Boys
Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)

Sound Editing
Argo (Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn)
Django Unchained (Wylie Stateman)
Life of Pi (Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton)
Skyfall (Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers) TIE
Zero Dark Thirty (Paul N.J. Ottosson) TIE

Sound Mixing
Argo (John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Jose Antonio Garcia)
Les Misérables (Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes)
Life of Pi (Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin)
Lincoln (Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Ronald Judkins)
Skyfall (Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell and Stuart Wilson)

Visual Effects
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and R. Christopher White)
Life of Pi (Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott)
Marvel's The Avengers (Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams and Dan Sudick)
Prometheus (Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley and Martin Hill)
Snow White and the Huntsman (Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould and Michael Dawson)

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