Finally Slumdog Millionaire has walked away with eight Oscar gongs. Anthony Dod Mantle has bagged Oscar Award For Best Cinematography for Slumdog Millionaire, while Simon Beaufoy won Best Writing & Screenplay, Resul Pookutty, Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke won Award For Best Sound and Chris Dickens won Best Editing. AR Rahman has bagged Best Original Score and Best Original Song.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is the second movie to bag highest number of Oscar Awards. Greg Cannom bagged Best Makeup, Donald Graham Burt, Victor J. Zolfo won Best Art Direction and Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton, Craig Barron won Best Visual Effects.
Late legendry actor Heath Ledger has got Best Supporting Actor for The Dark Knight. Richard King has won on Best Sound Editing for The Dark Knight. Penelope Cruz has walked away with Best Supporting Actress for Vicky Cristina Barcelona, while Kate Winslet won the Best Actress for The Reader.
Following is the list of 2009 Oscar Award winners.
Best Actress – Kate Winslet – The Reader
Best Director – Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Cinematography- Anthony Dod Mantle - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Writing & Screenplay based on Material - Simon Beaufoy - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Sound -Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke, Resul Pookutty - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Editing - Chris Dickens - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Original Score - AR Rahman - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Original Song - AR Rahman - Slumdog Millionaire
Best Makeup - Greg Cannom - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Art Direction - Donald Graham Burt, Victor J. Zolfo - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Visual Effects - Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton, Craig Barron - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Best Supporting Actor - Heath Ledger - The Dark Knight
Best Sound Editing - Richard King - The Dark Knight
Best Supporting Actress -Penelope Cruz - Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Best Costume Design - Michael O'Connor - The Duchess
Best Animated Film - Andrew Stanton - WALL·E
Best Writing & Screenplay Written Directly For The Screen - Dustin Lance Black - Milk
Best Picture - Slumdog Millionaire