2024 Oscar Winners Announced at the 96th Academy Awards

Published March 10, 2024

The glitter and glamour of Hollywood shone bright as the 96th Academy Awards ceremony unfolded at the iconic Dolby Theater. The much-anticipated event kicked off at a new time, 7 p.m. ET, marked by the return of Jimmy Kimmel as host for the fourth time. Audiences tuned in early to catch the political statements, historical milestones, and Ryan Gosling's performance of 'I'm Just Ken' from 'Barbie', a best original song nominee.

Oscar Night Begins with Early Telecast

With 13 nods, 'Oppenheimer' was in the limelight, anticipated to snag awards for best picture, best actor with Cillian Murphy's performance, and best director for Christopher Nolan. Not far behind in the predictions were 'Poor Things' and 'Killers of the Flower Moon', starring Emma Stone and directed by Martin Scorsese, respectively, each bagging multiple nominations.

The rundown of nominees in major categories became the focal point as the night progressed, with updates streaming in as each winner took their triumphant walk to the stage, their names boldly etched in the annals of Oscar history.

A Showcase of Cinematic Excellence

The competition was fierce across all categories with films like 'American Fiction', 'Barbie', and 'The Zone of Interest' vying for the coveted golden statue. From leading roles to supporting actors, from the magic of direction to the art of cinematography, each nominee awaited the recognition of their hard work and creative vision.

The international arena was not left behind, with features from Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, and the United Kingdom competing for best international feature film. Screenplays, both adapted and original, short films in animation and live-action categories, displayed the brilliant scope of storytelling on the silver screen.

With each win, the night grew in excitement, honoring the best original songs, scores, makeup, hairstyling, costume designs, and all the behind-the-scenes magic that brings films to life. As best editing, best sound, and best production design categories came to a close, the eagerly awaited best visual effects award heightened the suspense, celebrating the awe-inspiring technology that transports audiences to new worlds.

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