What won best documentary at the Oscars?
My Octopus Teacher
Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature)/Winners
What documentary won the Oscar this year?
NEW YORK (AP) — “My Octopus Teacher,” the tale of an eight-limbed creature and her human companion, has won the Oscar for best documentary.
Can a documentary win best picture?
No documentary feature has yet been nominated for Best Picture, although Chang was nominated in the “Unique and Artistic Production” category at the 1927/28 awards.
Who votes for Best Documentary Oscar?
Since 1927, nominees and winners are selected by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 17 branches are represented within the near 10,000 person membership.
Did the octopus teacher win an Oscar?
Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature)
BAFTA Award for Best DocumentaryProducers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary Motion PictureGolden Horn Award for Best Natural History and Environmental Programme
My Octopus Teacher/Awards
Did the documentary My Octopus teacher win an Oscar?
Who gets an Oscar when Best Picture winners?
Until 1950, the Best Picture award was given to the production company; from 1951 on, it has gone to the producer or producers. The Academy used the producer credits of the Producers Guild of America (PGA) until 1998, when all five producers of Shakespeare in Love made speeches after its win.
When did the first documentary film win an Academy Award?
The Academy Award for Documentary Feature is an award for documentary films. In 1941, the first awards for feature-length documentaries were bestowed as Special Awards to Kukan and Target for Tonight. They have since been bestowed competitively each year, with the exception of 1946.
Who was the host of the 2011 Academy Awards?
On February 12, 2011, in a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement were presented by host Marisa Tomei. Inception and The King’s Speech won four awards each, with the latter film winning Best Picture.
Who are the nominees for the Oscars for 2011?
It’s not the winning… the nominees for the best actor Oscar 2011: Javier Bardem (Biutiful), James Franco (127 Hours) Colin Firth (The King’s Speech),Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Jeff Bridges (True Grit)
Where did the 83rd Academy Awards take place?
The 83rd Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2010 in the United States and took place on February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m.