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The 84th Academy Awards was on February 26, 2012. It was held in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Billy Crystal was the morderator at this ceremony.

The Artist won five Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor for Jean Dujardin and Best Director for Michael Hazanavicius. Other Winners were Hugo with five Oscars, The Iron Lady with two Oscars and Beginners, The Descendants, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Help, Midnight in Paris, The Muppets, Rango, Saving Face, A Separation, The Shore and Undefeated with one.

Nominees and winners

Winners are listed first.

Nominees and winners of the 84th Academy Awards
Best Picture Best Director
Best Actor Best Actress
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Best Writing Original Screenplay Best Writing Adapted Screenplay
Best Animated Feature Best Foreign Language Film
Best Documentary Feature Best Documentary Short Subject
  • TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay, and Richard Middlemas - Undefeated
    • Danfung Dennis and Mike Lerner - Hell and Back Again
    • Mashall Curry and Sam Cullman - If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front
    • Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky - Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory
    • Gian-Piero Ringel - Pina
  • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge - Saving Fac
    • Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin - The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement
    • Rebecca Cammisa and Julie Anderson - God Is the Bigger Elvis
    • James Spione - Incident
    • Lucy Walker and Kira Carstensen - The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom
Best Live Action Short Film Best Animated Short Film
  • Terry George and Oorlagh George - The Shore
    • Peter McDonald and Eimear O'Kane - Pentecost
    • Max Zähle and Stefan Gieren - Raju
    • Andrew Bowler and Gigi Causey - Time Freak
    • Hallvar Wizø - Tuba Atlantic
  • William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg - The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
    • Patrick Doyon - Dimanche
    • Enrico Casarosa - La Lunda
    • Grant Orchard and Sue Goffe - A Morning Stroll
    • Amanda Forbis and Wendy Tilby - Wild Life
Best Original Music Score Best Song
Best Sound Effects Editing Best Sound Mixing
  • Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty - Hugo
  • Tom Fleischman and John Midgley - Hugo
    • David Parker, Michael Semanick, Ren Klyce, and Bo Persson - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    • Ron Bochar, David Giammarco, and Ed Novick - Moneyball
    • Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, Jeffrey J. Haboush, and Peter J. Devlin - Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    • Gary Rydstrom, Andy Nelson, Tom Johnson, and Stuart Wilson - War Horse
Best Art Direction Best Cinematography
  • Dante Ferretti and Francesa Lo Schiavo . Hugo
    • Laurence Bennett and Robert Gould - The Artist
    • Stuart Craig and Stephanie McMillan - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
    • Anne Seibel and Hélène Dubreuil - Midnight in Paris
    • Rick Carter and Lee Sandales - War Horse
Best Makeup Best Costume Design
  • Mark Bridges - The Artist
    • Lisy Christl - Anonymous
    • Sandy Powell - Hugo
    • Michael O'Connor - Jane Eyre
    • Arianne Phillips - W.E.
Best Film Editing Best Visual Effects

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