Mad Max: Fury Road sweeps up most awards at The Oscars 2016


Mad Max: Fury Road has sweeped up the most awards at this year’s Oscar ceremony, winning a total of six accolades. Spotlight also won Best Picture and it was finally Leonardo Di Caprio’s night, as he picked up the statuette for Best Actor.

Meanwhile, Brie Larson took home the award for Best Actress, while Alicia Vikander and Mark Rylance triumphed in the Supporting Actor categories. This year’s presenter, Chris Rock also boldly took on the controversial issue of diversity throughout the night. Take a look at the full list of winners below.

Best Picture: Spotlight

Best Actor: Leonardo Di Caprio, The Revenant

Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant

Best Original Screenplay: Spotlight

Best Cinematography: The Revenant

Best Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Production Design: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Sound Editing: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Visual Effects: Ex Machina

Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul

Best Short Documentary: A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness

Best Animation: Inside Out

Best Actress: Brie Larson, Room

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Best Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short

Best Original Song: ‘Writing’s On The Wall’, Sam Smith, Spectre

Best Score: The Hateful Eight

Best Costume Design: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Make-Up and Hairstyling: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Sound Mixing: Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Documentary: Amy

Best Live Action Short Film: Stutterer

Best Animated Short Film: Bear Story

For a more detailed list of winners, visit the Academy website.


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