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78th Annual

Academy Award Winners

and Nominees
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Winners announced March 5, 2006

Best Picture

  1. Oscar® Winner

Directing/Director

  1. Oscar® Winner

  2. Bennett Miller
  3. Paul Haggis
  4. Steven Spielberg

Animated Feature Film

  1. Oscar® Winner

Documentary Feature

  1. Oscar® Winner

Foreign Language Film

  1. Oscar® Winner

  2. “Joyeux Noël” / aka Merry Christmas

Visual Effects

  1. Oscar® Winner

    King Kong poster

Actor
in a leading role

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Capote

Actor
in a supporting role

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Syriana poster

Cinematography

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Dion Beebe
  2. Wally Pfister
  3. Rodrigo Prieto
  4. Robert Elswit
  5. Emmanuel Lubezki

Writing
Original Screenplay

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Screenplay by Paul Haggis and Bobby Moresco / Story by Paul Haggis
  2. George Clooney and Grant Heslov
  3. Noah Baumbach
  4. Stephen Gaghan

Writing
Adapted Screenplay

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana
  2. Dan Futterman
  3. Jeffrey Caine
  4. Josh Olson
  5. Tony Kushner and Eric Roth

Film Editing

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Crash poster
    Hughes Winborne
  2. Mike Hill and Dan Hanley
  3. Claire Simpson
  4. Michael Kahn
  5. Michael McCusker

Sound Mixing

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Christopher Boyes, Michael Semanick, Michael Hedges and Hammond Peek
  2. Terry Porter, Dean A. Zupancic and Tony Johnson
  3. Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell, Rick Kline and John Pritchett
  4. Paul Massey, D.M. Hemphill and Peter F. Kurland
  5. Andy Nelson, Anna Behlmer and Ronald Judkins

Actress
in a leading role

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Reese Witherspoon

Actress
in a supporting role

  1. Oscar® Winner

    The Constant Gardner poster
  2. “Junebug”

Production Design

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Art Direction: John Myhre / Set Decoration: Gretchen Rau
  2. Art Direction: Jim Bissell / Set Decoration: Jan Pascale
  3. Art Direction: Stuart Craig / Set Decoration: Stephenie McMillan
  4. Art Direction: Grant Major / Set Decoration: Dan Hennah and Simon Bright
  5. Art Direction: Sarah Greenwood / Set Decoration: Katie Spencer

Costume Design

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Memoirs of a Geisha poster
    Colleen Atwood
  2. Gabriella Pescucci
  3. Sandy Powell
  4. Jacqueline Durran
  5. Arianne Phillips

Makeup and Hairstyling

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Howard Berger and Tami Lane
  2. David Leroy Anderson and Lance Anderson
  3. Dave Elsey and Nikki Gooley

Music
original score

  1. Oscar® Winner

    Gustavo Santaolalla
  2. Alberto Iglesias
  3. John Williams
  4. John Williams
  5. Dario Marianelli

Sound Editing

  1. Oscar® Winner

    King Kong poster
    Mike Hopkins and Ethan Van der Ryn
  2. Wylie Stateman
  3. Richard King