The annual Academy Awards ceremony serves as the semi-official conclusion to the movie awards season each year, with the biggest names in Hollywood gathering together to recognize the best of the best in film, from over the proceeding twelve months. 2017 sees the 89th such Oscars event taking place, with late night TV show host Jimmy Kimmel overseeing the event and several of last year’s Oscar-winners (including, Best Actress winner Brie Larson and Best Actor winner Leonardo DiCaprio) serving as presenters during the ceremony itself.

Leading into the 89th Annual Academy Award ceremony, the frontrunner for Best Picture – as well as the film with the most Oscar nominations in total – was Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land, with movies such as Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi film Arrival following not too far behind. However, Oscar night rarely plays out exactly as most everyone is predicting ahead of time. This, in turn, has fueled speculation about the potential upsets in 2017, be it Denzel Washington landing his third Oscar win instead of Casey Affleck landing a victory in the Best Actor category (for Fences and Manchester by the Sea, respectively) or La La Land falling well short of a sweep at the event and perhaps not even landing the coveted Best Picture title.

While La La Land wound up winning five Oscars in total, Moonlight (following a moment of confusion) was ultimately crowned the Best Picture Oscar-winner of 2017. The latter won three Oscars in total – including for Best Supporting Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay – while movies such as Hacksaw Ridge and Manchester by the Sea ended up taking home two Oscars apiece.

Read on for the complete list of 2017 Oscar winners!

Best Picture

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  • Arrival 
  • Fences 
  • Hacksaw Ridge 
  • Hell or High Water 
  • Hidden Figures 
  • La La Land 
  • Lion 
  • Manchester by the Sea 
  • WINNER: Moonlight

Moonlight marks the first Best Picture Oscar win for a feature-length film written and directed by Barry Jenkins.

Best Director

Damien Chazelle 2017 Oscars Winners List: Moonlight, La La Land and More

  • Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
  • Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
  • WINNER: Damien Chazelle, La La Land
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
  • Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

La La Land marks Damien Chazelle’s first win in the Best Director Oscar category. The film is Chazelle’s third feature-length directorial effort, following the Oscar-winning Whiplash (which Chazelle also received a Best Director Oscar nod for) and Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.

Best Actor

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  • WINNER: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
  • Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
  • Ryan Gosling, La La Land
  • Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
  • Denzel Washington, Fences

Manchester by the Sea marks Casey Affleck’s first win in the Best Actor Oscar category. He was previously nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

Best Actress

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  • Isabelle Huppert, Elle
  • Ruth Negga, Loving
  • Natalie Portman, Jackie
  • WINNER: Emma Stone, La La Land
  • Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

La La Land marks Emma Stone’s first win for a Best Actress Oscar. She was previously nominated for a Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Birdman (or, The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Best Adapted Screenplay

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  • Arrival 
  • Fences 
  • Hidden Figures 
  • Lion 
  • WINNER: Moonlight

Moonlight marks the first screenwriting Oscar win for both Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney. The film is based on the play “In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue”, by McCraney.

Best Original Screenplay

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  • La La Land 
  • Hell or High Water 
  • The Lobster 
  • WINNER: Manchester by the Sea 
  • 20th Century Women

Manchester by the Sea marks the first Oscar win (for screenwriting) for Kenneth Lonergan. He was previously nominated for his script work on You Can Count on Me and Gangs of New York.

Best Supporting Actor

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  • WINNER: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
  • Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
  • Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
  • Dev Patel, Lion
  • Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

Mahershala Ali was the front-runner in this category heading into Oscar night. He also won for his role in Moonlight at such events as the Film Independent Spirit Awards and appeared in Moonlight‘s fellow Best Picture Oscar nominee this year, Hidden Figures.

Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis in Fences 2017 Oscars Winners List: Moonlight, La La Land and More

  • Nicole Kidman, Lion
  • WINNER: Viola Davis, Fences
  • Naomie Harris, Moonlight
  • Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
  • Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Viola Davis was nominated for the Supporting Actress Oscar (for Doubt) and Leading Actress Oscar (for The Help), prior to her nomination and win for Fences.

Best Original Song

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  • “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)”, La La Land
  • “Can’t Stop the Feeling”, Trolls
  • WINNER: “City of Stars”, La La Land
  • “The Empty Chair”, Jim
  • “How Fair I’ll Go”, Moana

La La Land marks the first Best Song Oscar win for Justin Hurwitz (as well as his second Oscar victory after his Best Score win), and the first Oscar victory for lyricists Benj Pasek and Justin Paul.

Best Animated Feature

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  • WINNER: Zootopia 
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  •  Moana 
  • My Life as a Zucchini 
  • The Red Turtle

Walt Disney Animation Studios recently won the Best Animated Feature Oscar for Frozen and Big Hero 6, prior to Zootopia‘s victory this year.

Best Original Score

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  • Jackie 
  • WINNER: La La Land 
  • Lion 
  • Moonlight 
  • Passengers

La La Land is the first Best Score Oscar win for Justin Hurwitz. He previously collaborated with La La Land writer/director Damien Chazelle on his previous feature-length directorial efforts, Whiplash and Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.

Best Cinematography

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  • Arrival
  • WINNER: La La Land
  • Lion
  • Moonlight
  • Silence

La La Land marks the first Oscar win for Cinematography for Linus Sandgren. He has previously collaborated with such filmmakers as David O. Russell (on American Hustle and Joy) and Gus Van Sant (Promised Land), respectively.

Best Costume Design

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  • Allied 
  • WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Jackie 
  • La La Land

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them costume designer Colleen Atwood has now won four Oscars, including her previous wins for Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, as well as Rob Marshall’s Memoirs of a Geisha and Chicago.

Best Sound Editing

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  • WINNER: Arrival
  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Sully

Arrival marks the first Oscar victory for Sylvain Bellemare, who previously collaborated with director Denis Villeneuve on his 2010 film, Incendies.

Best Sound Mixing

Vince Vaughn in Hacksaw Ridge 2017 Oscars Winners List: Moonlight, La La Land and More

  • Arrival
  • WINNER Hacksaw Ridge
  • La La Land
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Hacksaw Ridge is the first Oscar victory for the film’s four-man sound mixing team, including Kevin O’Connell, Andy Wright, Robert Mackenzie and Peter Grace.

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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  • A Man Called Ove
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • WINNER: Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad is the first Oscar victory for its three makeup artists: Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Allen Nelson.

Best Live-Action Short

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  • “Ennemis Interieurs” “
  • Le Femme et le TGV”
  • “Silent Nights”
  • WINNER: “Sing”
  • “Timecode”

Best Animated Short

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  • Pearl
  • Pear and Cider Cigarettes
  • WINNER: Piper
  • Blind Vaysha
  • Borrowed Time

Piper is but the latest short from Pixar Animation to win the Oscar, following in the footsteps of such previous Pixar titles as For the Birds, Geri’s Game and Tin Toy.

Best Visual Effects

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  • Deepwater Horizon
  • Doctor Strange
  • WINNER: The Jungle Book
  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Jungle Book marks the third Visual Effects Oscar win for Robert Legato, the second for Adam Valdez and Andrew R. Jones, and the first for Dan Lemmon.

Best Film Editing

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  • La La Land
  • Moonlight
  • WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge
  • Arrival
  • Hell or High Water

Hacksaw Ridge editor John Gilbert previously served as an editor on such movies as The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and Bridge to Terabithia. This marks his first Oscar win for editing on a feature-length film.

Best Production Design

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  • Arrival 
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  •  Hail, Caesar! 
  • WINNER: La La Land 
  • Passengers

La La Land is the first Oscar win for Davis Wasco and Sandy Reynolds-Wasco. The duo have previously collaborated with Quentin Tarantino on multiple films, including Jackie Brown, Kill Bill: Volume 1 & 2 and Inglourious Basterds.

Best Documentary Short

The White Helmets 2017 Oscars Winners List: Moonlight, La La Land and More

  • Extremis
  • 4.1 Miles
  • The Mute’s House
  • WINNER: The White Helmets
  • Watani: My Homeland

Best Documentary Feature

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  • Fire at Sea 
  • I Am Not Your Negro 
  • Life Animated 
  • WINNER: OJ: Made in America 
  • 13th

OJ: Made in America is the first Oscar-win for director Ezra Edelman. He previously worked on the docu-TV series 30 for 30 and Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.

Best Foreign Language Film

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  • Land of Mine 
  • A Man Called Ove 
  • WINNER: The Salesman 
  • Tana 
  • Toni Erdmann

The Salesman marks the first Oscar victory for director Asghar Farhadi. He was previously nominated for helming the Best Foreign Language Oscar-nominated A Separation.

Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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