90th Academy Awards
Date March 4, 2018
Site Dolby Theatre
Hollywood, California
Host Jimmy Kimmel
Best Picture The Shape of Water
Most wins The Shape of Water (4)
Most nominations The Shape of Water (13)
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The 90th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honors the best films of 2017 and took place on March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, 5:30 p.m. PST (8:30 p.m. EST). During the ceremony, AMPAS presents Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony, was televised in the United States by ABC, produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. Television host Jimmy Kimmel was the host for a second consecutive year, making Kimmel the first person to host back-to-back ceremonies since Billy Crystal.

In related events, the Academy held its 9th Annual Governors Awards ceremony at the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center on November 11, 2017. On February 10, 2018, a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement will be presented.

Nominations & Winners

On January 23, 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces its nominees for the 90th Academy Awards. The winners will be announced on March 4, 2018, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

Best Picture

The Shape of Water

See also: Best Picture

The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale
Call Me By Your NamePeter Spears, Luca Guadagnino, Emilie Georges, Marco Morabito
Darkest HourTim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten, Douglas Urbanski
DunkirkEmma Thomas, Christopher Nolan
Get OutSean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm, Jr., Jordan Peele
Lady BirdScott Rudin, Eli Bush, Evelyn O'Neill
Phantom ThreadJoAnne Sellar, Paul Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison, Daniel Lupi
The PostAmy Pascal, Steven Spielberg, Kristie Macosko Krieger
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriGraham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh

Best Director

The Shape of Water

See also: Best Director

The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro
DunkirkChristopher Nolan
Get OutJordan Peele
Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
Phantom ThreadPaul Thomas Anderson

Best Actor

Darkest Hour

See also: Best Actor

Gary OldmanDarkest Hour
Timothée ChalametCall Me By Your Name
Daniel Day-LewisPhantom Thread
Daniel KaluuyaGet Out
Denzel WashingtonRoman J. Israel, Esq.

Best Actress

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

See also: Best Actress

Frances McDormandThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Sally HawkinsThe Shape of Water
Margot RobbieI, Tonya
Saoirse RonanLady Bird
Meryl StreepThe Post

Best Supporting Actor

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

See also: Best Supporting Actor

Sam RockwellThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Willem DafoeThe Florida Project
Woody HarrelsonThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Richard JenkinsThe Shape of Water
Christopher PlummerAll the Money in the World

Best Supporting Actress

I, Tonya

See also: Best Supporting Actress

Allison JanneyI, Tonya
Mary J. BligeMudbound
Lesley ManvillePhantom Thread
Laurie MetcalfLady Bird
Octavia SpencerThe Shape of Water

Best Original Screenplay

Get Out

See also: Best Original Screenplay

Get OutJordan Peele
The Big SickEmily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani
Lady BirdGreta Gerwig
The Shape of WaterGuillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriMartin McDonagh

Best Adapted Screenplay

Call Me By Your Name

See also: Best Adapted Screenplay

Call Me By Your NameJames Ivory
The Disaster ArtistScott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber
LoganScott Frank, James Mangold and Michael Green
Molly's GameAaron Sorkin
MudboundVirgil Williams, Dee Rees

Best Animated Feature


See also: Best Animated Feature

CocoLee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson
The Boss BabyTom McGrath and Ramsey Naito
The BreadwinnerNora Twomey and Anthony Leo
FerdinandCarlos Saldanha and Lori Forte
Loving VincentDorota Kabiela, Hugh Welchman and Ivan Mactaggart

Best Foreign Language Film

A Fantastic Woman

See also: Best Foreign Language Film

A Fantastic Woman from ChileSebastián Lelio
The Insult from LebanonZiad Doueiri
Loveless from RussiaAndrey Zvyagintsev
On Body and Soul from HungaryIldiko Enyedi
The Square (2017) from SwedenRuben Ostlund

Best Documentary Feature


See also: Best Documentary Feature

IcarusBryan Fogel and Dan Cogan
Abacus: Small Enough to JailSteve James, Mark Mitten, Julie Goldman
Faces PlacesAgnes Varda, JR, Rosalie Varda
Last Men in AleppoFeras Fayyad, Kareem Abeed, Steen Jespersen
Strong IslandYance Ford, Joslyn Barnes

Best Documentary Short

Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405

See also: Best Documentary Short

Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405Frank Stiefel
Edith+EddieLaura Checkoway, Thomas Lee Wright
Heroin(e)Elaine McMillion Sheldon, Kerrin Sheldon
Knife SkillsThomas Lennon
Traffic StopKate Davis, David Heilbroner

Best Live Action Short

The Silent Child

See also: Best Live Action Short

The Silent ChildChris Overton, Rachel Shenton
DeKalb ElementaryReed Van Dyk
The Eleven O'ClockDerin Seale, Josh Lawson
My Nephew EmmettKevin Wilson, Jr.
Watu Wote / All of UsKatja Benrath, Tobias Rosen

Best Animated Short

Dear Basketball

See also: Best Animated Short

Dear BasketballGlen Keane, Kobe Bryant
Garden PartyVictor Caire, Gabriel Grapperon
LouDAve Mullins, Dana Murray
Negative SpaceMax Porter, Ru Kuwahata
Revolting RhymesJakob Schuh, Jan Lachauer

Best Original Score

The Shape of Water

See also: Best Original Score

The Shape of WaterAlexandre Desplat
DunkirkHans Zimmer
Phantom ThreadJonny Greenwood
Star Wars: The Last JediJohn Williams
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriCarter Burwell

Best Original Song


See also: Best Original Song

"Remember Me" from CocoKristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez
"Mighty River" from MudboundMary J. Blige, Raphael Saadiq, Taura Stinson
"Mystery of Love" from Call Me By Your NameSufjan Stevens
"Stand Up For Something" from MarshallDiane Warren, Lonnie R. Lynn
"This Is Me" from The Greatest ShowmanBenj Pasek, Justin Paul

Best Cinematography

Blade Runner 2049

See also: Best Cinematography

Blade Runner 2049Roger Deakins
Darkest HourBruno Delbonnel
DunkirkHoyte van Hoytema
MudboundRachel Morrison
The Shape of WaterDan Laustsen

Best Costume Design

Phantom Thread

See also: Best Costume Design

Phantom ThreadMark Bridges
Beauty and the Beast (2017)Jacqueline Durran
Darkest HourJacqueline Durran
The Shape of WaterLuis Sequeira
Victoria & AbdulConsolata Boyle

Best Film Editing


See also: Best Film Editing

DunkirkLee Smith
Baby DriverPaul Machliss, Jonathan Amos
I, TonyaTatiana S. Riegel
The Shape of WaterSidney Wolinsky
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, MissouriJon Gregory

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Darkest Hour

See also: Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Darkest HourKazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski, Lucy Sibbick
Victoria & AbdulDaniel Phillips, Lou Sheppard
WonderArjen Tuiten

Best Production Design

The Shape of Water

See also: Best Production Design

The Shape of WaterPaul Denham Austerberry, Shane Vieau, Jeff Melvin
Beauty and the Beast (2017)Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer
Blade Runner 2049Dennis Gassner, Alessandra Querzola
Darkest HourSarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer
DunkirkNathan Crowley, Gary Fettis

Best Sound Editing


See also: Best Sound Editing

DunkirkRichard King, Alex Gibson
Baby DriverJulian Slater
Blade Runner 2049Mark Mangini, Theo Green
The Shape of WaterNathan Robitaille, Nelson Ferreira
Star Wars: The Last JediMatthew Wood, Ren Klyce

Best Sound Mixing


See also: Best Sound Mixing

DunkirkMark Weingarten, Gregg Landaker, Gary A. Rizzo
Baby DriverJulian Slater, Tim Cavagin, Mary H. Ellis
Blade Runner 2049Ron Bartlett, Doug Hemphill, Mac Ruth
The Shape of WaterChristian Cooke, Brad Zoern, Glen Gauthier
Star Wars: The Last JediDavid Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce, Stuart Wilson

Best Visual Effects

Blade Runner 2049

See also: Best Visual Effects

Blade Runner 2049John Nelson, Gerd Nefzer, Paul Lambert, Richard R. Hoover
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Jonathan Fawkner, Dan Sudick
Kong: Skull IslandStephen Rosenbaum, Jeff White, Scott Benza, Mike Meinardus
Star Wars: The Last JediBen Morris, Mike Mulholland, Neal Scanlan, Chris Corbould
War for the Planet of the ApesJoe Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon, Joel Whist

Honorary Awards

Special Achievement Award

Alejandro González Iñárritu for his virtual reality project Carne y arena.

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