The 2019 Oscars: All You Need to Know

Well, one of most prolific award ceremony Oscars held today at Los Angeles. Each and every year, the entertainment industry and film fans all over the world would turn their attention towards the Oscars award ceremony. It is one of the most glamorous and prestigious awards for the actor/actress and technicians.

The 2019 Oscars

It was the 91st Academy Awards ceremony. Unlike the previous awards show, 91st academy show held without any host and ran just for about 2.30 hours instead of being run over 4 hours like in past.

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About 91st Academy Awards – Oscars 2019

The 91st Academy Awards literally known as the Oscars – 2019 presented by AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) in order to honor the best films and technicians/artists for the films released in the year 2018. The Oscars 2019 awards presented in 24 categories.

Oscar Winners 2019

The American based Television Channel ABC has owned the telecast rights and successfully telecasted the entire award show that ran for about 3hours, 22 minutes.

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The Winners and Nominees for the 91st Academy Awards were announced last month on 22nd of January 2019. The actors Kumail Nanjiani and Tracee Ellis Ross announced the lists at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater cited in Beverly Hills, California.

Where Did Oscars 2019 Held?Oscars 2019 Olivia Colman

The 91st Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theater In Hollywood, Los Angeles, California on the 24th of February 2019.

Highlights of Oscar 2019

  • The 91st Academy Awards that held in Los Angeles the first award ceremony held without any host in the past 3 decades. Earlier the 61st Academy Awards held in 1989 conducted without a host.
  • Most Awards won on 91st Academy Awards by Bohemian Rhapsody – 4 Awards
  • The Movies “The Favorite” and “Roma” bag the most number of Nominations on the 91st Academy Award Ceremony, Oscars 2019.
  • Academy Award Winner Julia Roberts Wraps up the Oscars right after the Best Picture Award received by the producers of “Green Book”

Controversies of Oscars 2019

  • Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss have replaced the producers, Michael De Luca, and Jennifer Todd, as they refused to helm the 2019 Oscars awards.
  • Despite selecting the presenter for hosting Oscars-2019, on 9th January 2019, the Academy announced its plan of conducting 91st academy award ceremony without a host.
  • With the intention of cutting the broadcasting ceremony time, on January 25 – 2019, the academy announced that only 2 of the 5 nominated “Best Original Song” will be performed live. However, later it was withdrawn because of heavy backlash from audience and musicians.
  • Similar to that on 11th February 2019 it was announced that awards for the categories ‘Best Cinematography’, ‘Best Live Action Short Film’, ‘Best Film Editing’, and ‘Best Makeup and Hairstyling’ will be held during the commercial break. But later it was revised due to heavy backlash and filmmakers.

Oscars 2019: The Complete List of WinnersGREEN BOOK wins Best Picture

CategoryNominees ListWinners
Best picture for the year 2019 :
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • Black Panther
  • Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • *Green Book
  • Roma
  • A Star Is Born
  • Vice
*Green Book
Directing for the year 2019 :
  • Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)
  • Paweł Pawlikowski (Cold War)
  • Yorgos Lanthimos (The Favourite)
  • *Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)
  • Adam McKay (Vice)
*Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)
Actress in a leading role for the year 2019 :
  • Yalitza Aparicio (Roma)
  • Glenn Close (The Wife)
  • *Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
  • Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born)
  • Melissa McCarthy (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
*Olivia Colman (The Favourite)
Actor in a leading role for the year 2019 :
  • Christian Bale (Vice)
  • Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)
  • Willem Dafoe (At Eternity’s Gate)
  • *Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
  • Viggo Mortensen (Green Book)
*Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Actress in a supporting role for the year 2019 :
  • Amy Adams (Vice)
  • Marina de Tavira (Roma)
  • *Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Emma Stone (The Favourite)
  • Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)
*Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)
Actor in a supporting role for the year 2019 :
  • *Mahershala Ali (Green Book)
  • Adam Driver (BlacKkKlansman)
  • Sam Elliott (A Star Is Born)
  • Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
  • Sam Rockwell (Vice)
*Mahershala Ali (Green Book)
Animated feature film for the year 2019 :
  • Incredibles 2
  • Isle Of Dogs
  • Mirai
  • Ralph Breaks The Internet
  • *Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
*Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
Cinematography for the year 2019 :
  • Łukasz Żal (Cold War)
  • Robbie Ryan (The Favourite)
  • Caleb Deschanel (Never Look Away)
  • *Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)
  • Matthew Libatique (A Star Is Born)
*Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)
Costume design for the year 2019 :
  • Mary Zophres (The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs)
  • *Ruth Carter (Black Panther)
  • Sandy Powell (The Favourite)
  • Sandy Powell (Mary Poppins Returns)
  • Alexandra Byrne (Mary Queen Of Scots)
*Ruth Carter (Black Panther)
Documentary (feature) for the year 2019 :
  • *Free Solo
  • Hale County This Morning, This Evening
  • Minding The Gap
  • Of Fathers And Sons
  • RBG
*Free Solo
Documentary (short subject) for the year 2019 :
  • Black Sheep
  • End Game
  • Lifeboat
  • A Night At The Garden
  • *Period. End of Sentence.
*Period. End of Sentence.
Film editing for the year 2019 :
  • BlacKkKlansman
  • *Bohemian Rhapsody
  • The Favourite
  • Green Book
  • Vice
*Bohemian Rhapsody
Foreign language film for the year 2019 :
  • Capernaum (Lebanon)
  • Cold War (Poland)
  • Never Look Away (Germany)
  • *Roma (Mexico)
  • Shoplifters (Japan)
*Roma (Mexico)
Makeup and hairstyling for the year 2019 :
  • Göran Lundström and Pamela Goldammer (Border)
  • Jenny Shircore, Marc Pilcher, and Jessica Brooks (Mary Queen Of Scots)
  • *Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe, and Patricia DeHaney (Vice)
*Greg Cannom, Kate Biscoe, and Patricia DeHaney (Vice)
Music (original score) for the year 2019 :
  • *Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther)
  • Terence Blanchard (BlacKkKlansman)
  • Nicholas Britell (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Alexandre Desplat (Isle of Dogs)
  • Marc Shaiman (Mary Poppins Returns)
*Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther)
Music (original song) for the year 2019 :
  • “When A Cowboy Trades His Spurs For Wings” by David Rawlings and Gillian Welch (The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs)
  • “All The Stars” by Mark Spears (aka Soundwave), Kendrick Lamar Duckworth and Anthony Tiffith, Anthony Tiffith and Solana Rowe (aka SZA) (Black Panther)
  • “The Place Where Lost Things Go” by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman (Mary Poppins Returns)
  • “I’ll Fight” by Diane Warren (RBG)
  • *”Shallow” by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt (A Star Is Born)
*”Shallow” by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt (A Star Is Born)
Production design for the year 2019 :
  • *Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart (Black Panther)
  • Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton (The Favourite)
  • Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas (First Man)
  • John Myhre and Gordon Sim (Mary Poppins Returns)
  • Eugenio Caballero and Bárbara Enríquez (Roma)
*Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart (Black Panther)
Short film (animated) for the year 2019 :
  • Animal Behaviour
  • *Bao
  • Late Afternoon
  • One Small Step
  • Weekends
*Bao
Short film (live action) for the year 2019 :
  • Detainment
  • Fauve
  • Marguerite
  • Mother
  • *Skin
*Skin
Sound editing for the year 2019 :
  • Ai-Ling Lee and Mildred Iatrou Morgan (First Man)
  • Benjamin Burtt and Steve Boeddeker (Black Panther)
  • *John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone (Bohemian Rhapsody)
  • Ethan Van der Ryn and Erik Aadahl (A Quiet Place)
  • Sergio Díaz and Skip Lievsay (Roma)
*John Warhurst and Nina Hartstone (Bohemian Rhapsody)
Sound mixing for the year 2019 :
  • Black Panther
  • *Bohemian Rhapsody
  • First Man
  • Roma
  • A Star Is Born
*Bohemian Rhapsody
Visual effects for the year 2019 :
  • Dan DeLeeuw, Kelly Port, Russell Earl and Daniel Sudick (Avengers: Infinity War)
  • Christopher Lawrence, Michael Eames, Theo Jones and Chris Corbould (Christopher Robin)
  • *Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm (First Man)
  • Roger Guyett, Grady Cofer, Matthew Butler and David Shirk (Ready Player One)
  • Rob Bredow, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Dominic Tuohy (Solo: A Star Wars Story)
*Paul Lambert, Ian Hunter, Tristan Myles and J.D. Schwalm (First Man)
Writing (adapted screenplay) for the year 2019 :
  • Joel Coen and Ethan Coen (The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs)
  • *Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)
  • Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty (Can You Ever Forgive Me?)
  • Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)
  • Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper and Will Fetters (A Star Is Born)
*Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Kevin Willmott and Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman)
Writing (original screenplay) for the year 2019 :
  • Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)
  • Paul Schrader (First Reformed)
  • *Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly (Green Book)
  • Alfonso Cuarón (Roma)
  • Adam McKay (Vice)
*Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly (Green Book)