82nd Academy Awards

The Oscar Ceremony 2010 was held on 7 March 2010 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. It was the 82nd ceremony of the Academy Award since it was first awarded in 1929. During the Academy Awards films of the previous year are always excellent, in this case, the films of the year 2009.


The ceremony was hosted by actors Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin.

Key data

The decisions on the nominees submitted by the members of the Academy between 28 December 2009 and 23 January 2010. The announcement of the nominations in each category took place on February 2, 2010; a month later, on 7 March 2010 and the ceremony took place. The reason, not as before to perform the ceremony in March and February, were ongoing during the relevant period 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

The technique Oscars ( Technical Achievement Awards and Scientific and Engineering Awards) were presented on 20 February 2010 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.


As was given on June 24, 2009 by Sid Ganis, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, known, was the number of films that were nominated for Best Picture in the category increased from five to ten. This decision should be loudly Ganis, also allow, for example, animated films, such as the 2009 film premiered at the top or independent films to be nominated in this category.

As before, already the awards for science and technology, the trophies were awarded before the actual Academy Awards ceremony for the first time. The winners of honorary Oscars and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award were honored at a gala dinner on November 14, 2009.

In produced by Bill Mechanic and Adam Shankman ceremony, the nominees were each presented in the categories of Best Actor and Best Actress of five colleagues individually, as in the previous year. In order to streamline the show, the nominations were first presented not in the category of Best Original Song as live performances, but as a short clip analogous to the nominations in other categories.

The announcement of the formula "And the Oscar goes to ... " has been changed in 22 years to the old saying " And the Winner is ... ". These were to a decision by the producers of the show with the consent of the Academy.

Award winners and nominees

The Oscar nominations were announced on February 2, 2010 announced by the actress Anne Hathaway. The field of nominees was jointly developed by James Cameron's Avatar - led The Hurt Locker ( each with 9 nominations ), followed by Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds ( 8), Lee Daniels ' social drama Precious - - Film Title, and Kathryn Bigelow's war drama The Hurt Locker Life is precious and Jason Reitman's dramedy Up in the Air ( 6 nominations each ). The prize for the best film won Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker. Director Kathryn Bigelow became the first filmmaker awarded the Director's Award.

The European co-production The White Ribbon - A German children's story by Michael Haneke was nominated as the German contribution in the category Best Foreign Language Film as well as for the best camera operator ( Christian Berger), but came away empty. Excellent actor Christoph Waltz was ( Inglourious Basterds ), nominated composer Hans Zimmer (Sherlock Holmes).

Best Picture

Presented by Tom Hanks

The Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker ( The Hurt Locker) - Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, Greg Shapiro

Best Director

Presented by Barbra Streisand

Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker

Best Actor

Presented by Kate Winslet ( presenters: Vera Farmiga, Colin Farrell, Julianne Moore, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tim Robbins )

Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart

Best Actress

Presented by Sean Penn ( presenters: Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Sheen, Stanley Tucci, Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey )

Sandra Bullock - The Blind Side - The big opportunity

Best Supporting Actor

Presented by Penelope Cruz

Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds

Best Supporting Actress

Presented by Robin Williams

Mo'Nique - Precious - Life is precious

Best Original Screenplay

Presented by Tina Fey and Robert Downey Jr.

Mark Boal - The Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker

Best Adapted Screenplay

Presented by Rachel McAdams and Jake Gyllenhaal

Geoffrey Fletcher - Precious - Life is precious

Best Animated film

Presented by Cameron Diaz and Steve Carell

Up - Pete Docter

Best Foreign Language Film

Presented by Pedro Almodovar and Quentin Tarantino

In their eyes (El secreto de sus ojos ) (Argentina ) - Director: Juan José Campanella

Best Animated Short Film

Presented by Carey Mulligan and Zoë Saldaña

Logorama - Nicolas Schmerkin

Best Short Film

Presented by Carey Mulligan and Zoë Saldaña

The New Tenants - Joachim Back and Tivi Magnusson

Best Art

Presented by Sigourney Weaver

Avatar - Pandora - Rick Carter, Robert Stromberg and Kim Sinclair

Best Camera

Presented by Sandra Bullock

Avatar - Pandora - Mauro Fiore

Best Costume Design

Presented by Sarah Jessica Parker and Tom Ford

The Young Victoria - Sandy Powell

Best Documentary

Presented by Matt Damon

The Bay ( The Cove ) - Louie Psihoyos and Fisher Stevens

Best Short Documentary

Presented by Carey Mulligan and Zoë Saldaña

Music by Prudence - Roger Ross Williams and Elinor Burkett

Best Editing

Presented by Tyler Perry

The Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker - Bob Murawski and Chris Innis

Best Make -Up

Presented by Ben Stiller

Star Trek - Barney Burman, Mindy Hall and Joel Harlow

Best Original Score

Presented by Jennifer Lopez and Sam Worthington

Up - Michael Giacchino

Best Original Song

Presented by Miley Cyrus and Amanda Seyfried

" The Weary Kind " ( Crazy Heart ) - Ryan Bingham and T -Bone Burnett (music and lyrics)

Best Sound

Presented by Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron

The Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker - Paul NJ Ottosson and Ray Beckett

Best Sound Editing

Presented by Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron

The Hurt Locker - The Hurt Locker - Paul NJ Ottosson

Best Visual Effects

Presented by Gerard Butler and Bradley Cooper

Avatar - Pandora - Joe Letteri, Stephen Rosenbaum, Richard Baneham and Andrew R. Jones

Multiple nominations

  • 9 - ( get it: 3 ) Avatar, The Hurt Locker (6 )
  • 8 - Inglourious Basterds ( 1)
  • 6 - Precious ( 2), Up in the Air
  • 5 - Up ( 2)
  • 4 - Nine, District 9, Star Trek ( 1)
  • 3 - An Education, The Princess and the Frog, Crazy Heart ( 2) The Young Victoria (1 )
  • 2 - Invictus, A Serious Man, The Blind Side (1 ) The Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Last Station, Sherlock Holmes, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, The Messenger - The last message, The White Ribbon


The winners of honorary Oscars this year are Lauren Bacall, Gordon Willis and Roger Corman. John Calley received the Thalberg Award. A summary of the award was presented by Queen Latifah.


The excellent as best actress Sandra Bullock had the day before, also received the " Anti- Oscar" Golden Raspberry, if ever actually accepted in person for a different role, and him as the sixth winner.