79th Academy Awards

79TH ACADEMY AWARDS
February 24th, 2008
KODAK THEATRE
Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres

BEST PICTURE
“Babel”
“The Departed”
“Letters from Iwo Jima”
“Little Miss Sunshine”
“The Queen”

BEST DIRECTOR
Clint Eastwood – “Letters from Iwo Jima”
Stephen Frears – “The Queen”
Alejandro González Iñárritu – “Babel”
Paul Greengrass – “United 93”
Martin Scorsese – “The Departed”

BEST ACTOR
Leonardo DiCaprio – “Blood Diamond”
Ryan Gosling – “Half Nelson”
Peter O’Toole – “Venus”
Will Smith – “The Pursuit of Happyness”
Forest Whitaker – “The Last King of Scotland” as Idi Amin

BEST ACTRESS
Penélope Cruz – “Volver”
Judi Dench – “Notes on a Scandal”
Helen Mirren – “The Queen” as Queen Elizabeth II
Meryl Streep – “The Devil Wears Prada”
Kate Winslet – “Little Children”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Alan Arkin – “Little Miss Sunshine” as Grandpa Edwin Hoover
Jackie Earle Haley – “Little Children”
Djimon Hounsou – “Blood Diamond”
Eddie Murphy – “Dreamgirls”
Mark Wahlberg – “The Departed”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Adriana Barraza – “Babel”
Cate Blanchett – “Notes on a Scandal”
Abigail Breslin – “Little Miss Sunshine”
Jennifer Hudson – “Dreamgirls” as Effie White
Rinko Kikuchi – “Babel”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
“Babel” – Guillermo Arriaga
“Letters from Iwo Jima” – Iris Yamashita and Paul Haggis
“Little Miss Sunshine” – Michael Arndt
“Pan’s Labyrinth” – Guillermo del Toro
“The Queen” – Peter Morgan

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
“Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” – Sacha Baron Cohen, Peter Baynham, Anthony Hines, Dan Mazer and Todd Phillips
“Children of Men” – Alfonso Cuarón, Timothy J. Sexton, David Arata, Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby
“The Departed” – William Monahan
“Little Children” – Todd Field and Tom Perotta
“Notes on a Scandal” – Patrick Marber

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE
“Cars”
“Happy Feet”
“Monster House”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FEATURE
“After the Wedding” (Denmark)
“Days of Glory” (Indigènes) (Algeria)
“The Lives of Others” (Germany)
“Pan’s Labyrinth” (Mexico)
“Water” (Canada)

BEST DOCUMENTARY – FEATURE
“An Inconvenient Truth”
“Deliver Us From Evil”
“Iraq in Fragments”
“Jesus Camp”
“My Country, My Country”

BEST DOCUMENTARY – SHORT SUBJECT
“The Blood of Yingzhou District”
“Recycled Life”
“Rehearsing a Dream”
“Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story”

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT
“Binta and the Great Idea”
“Éramos Pocos”
“Helmer and Son”
“The Saviour”
“West Bank Story”

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
“The Danish Poet”
“Lifted”
“The Little Matchgirl”
“Maestro”
“No Time for Nuts”

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
“Babel” – Gustavo Santaolalla
“The Good German” – Thomas Newman
“Notes on a Scandal” – Philip Glass
“Pan’s Labyrinth” – Javier Navarrete
“The Queen” – Alexandre Desplat

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
“I Need to Wake Up” from “An Inconvenient Truth” – Melissa Etheridge
“Listen” from “Dreamgirls” – Henry Krieger, Scott Cutler, and Anne Preven
“Love You I Do” from “Dreamgirls” – Henry Krieger and Siedah Garrett
“Our Town” from “Cars” – Randy Newman
 “Patience” from “Dreamgirls” – Henry Krieger and Willie Reale

BEST SOUND EDITING
“Apocalypto”
“Blood Diamond”
“Flags of Our Fathers”
“Letters from Iwo Jima”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

BEST SOUND MIXING
“Apocalypto”
“Blood Diamond”
“Dreamgirls”
“Flags of Our Fathers”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”

BEST ART DIRECTION
“Dreamgirls” – John Myhre and Nancy Haigh
“The Good Shepherd” – Jeannine Oppewall, Gretchen Rau, and Leslie E. Rollins
“Pan’s Labyrinth” – Eugenio Caballero and Pilar Revuelta
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest” – Rick Heinrichs and Cheryl A. Carasik
“The Prestige” – Nathan Crowley and Julie Ochipinti

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
“The Black Dahlia” – Vilmos Zsigmond
“Children of Men” – Emmanuel Lubezki
“The Illusionist” – Dick Pope
“Pan’s Labyrinth” – Guillermo Navarro
“The Prestige” – Wally Pfister

BEST MAKEUP
“Apocalypto” – Aldo Signoretti and Vittorio Sodano
“Click” – Kazuhiro Tsuji and Bill Corso
“Pan’s Labyrinth” – David Marti and Montse Ribe

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
“Curse of the Golden Flower” – Chung Man Yee
“The Devil Wears Prada” – Patricia Field
“Dreamgirls” – Sharen Davis
“Marie Antoinette” – Milena Canonero
“The Queen” – Consolata Boyle

BEST FILM EDITING
“Babel” – Douglas Crise and Stephen Mirrione
“Blood Diamond” – Steven Rosenblum
“Children of Men” – Alfonso Cuarón and Alex Rodríguez
“The Departed” – Thelma Schoonmaker
“United 93” – Clare Douglas, Richard Pearson and Christopher Rouse

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
“Poseidon”
“Superman Returns”
  1. “Apocalypto”
  2. “Babel”
  3. “The Black Dahlia”
  4. “Blood Diamond”
  5. “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan”
  6. “Cars”
  7. “Children of Men”
  8. “Click”
  9. “Curse of the Golden Flower”
  10. “The Departed”
  11. “The Devil Wears Prada”
  12. “Dreamgirls”
  13. “Flags of Our Fathers”
  14. “The Good German”
  15. “Half Nelson”
  16. “Happy Feet”
  17. “The Illusionist”
  18. “The Last King of Scotland”
  19. “Letters from Iwo Jima”
  20. “Little Children”
  21. “Little Miss Sunshine”
  22. “Marie Antoinette”
  23. “Monster House”
  24. “Notes on a Scandal”
  25. “Pan’s Labyrinth”
  26. “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest”
  27. “Poseidon”
  28. “The Prestige”
  29. “The Pursuit of Happyness”
  30. “The Queen”
  31. “Superman Returns”
  32. “United 93”
  33. “Venus”
  34. “Volver”

FOREIGN

  1. “After the Wedding” (Denmark)
  2. “Days of Glory” (Indigènes) (Algeria)
  3. “The Lives of Others” (Germany)
  4. “Water” (Canada)

DOCUMENTARY

  1. “An Inconvenient Truth”
  2. “Deliver Us From Evil”
  3. “Iraq in Fragments”
  4. “Jesus Camp”
  5. “My Country, My Country”

SHORT FILMS

  1. “Binta and the Great Idea”
  2. “The Blood of Yingzhou District”
  3. “The Danish Poet”
  4. “Éramos Pocos”
  5. “Helmer and Son”
  6. “Lifted”
  7. “The Little Matchgirl”
  8. “Maestro”
  9. “No Time for Nuts”
  10. “Recycled Life”
  11. “Rehearsing a Dream”
  12. “The Saviour”
  13. “Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story”
  14. “West Bank Story”

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