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The 88th Annual Academy Awards: And the Winners Were…

What follows is the complete listing of winners at the 2016 Oscars:

-Best Picture: “Spotlight”
-Best Actor in a Leading Role: Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Revenant”)
-Best Actress in a Leading Role: Brie Larson (“Room”)
-Best Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu (“The Revenant”)
-Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance (“Bridge of Spies”)
-Actress in a Supporting Role: Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”)
-Best Original Screenplay: “Spotlight” (Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy)
-Best Adapted Screenplay: “The Big Short” (Charles Randolph & Adam McKay)
-Best Foreign Film: “Son of Saul” (Directed by László Nemes)
-Best Costume Design: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Jenny Beavan)
-Best Production Design: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson)
-Best Cinematography: “The Revenant” (Emmanuel Lubezki)
-Best Film Editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Margaret Sixel)
-Best Sound Editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Mark Mangini and David White)
-Best Sound Mixing: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo)
-Best Visual Effects: “Ex Machina” (Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett)
-Best Makeup and Hairstyling: “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin)
-Best Short Film (Animated): “Bear Story” (Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala)
-Best Animated Feature Film: “Inside Out” (Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera)
-Best Documentary (Short Subject): “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” (Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy)
-Best Documentary Feature: “Amy” (Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees)
-Best Short Film (Live Action): “Stutterer” (Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage)
-Best Original Score: “The Hateful Eight” (Ennio Morricone)
-Best Original Song: “Writing’s On The Wall” from Spectre (Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith)

Programming Insider would like to congratulate site member Jordan B. for winning our 88th Academy Awards Pick’Em Game. We thank all the voters for participating!

88th Academy Awards Pick’Em Final Standings (out of 24 categories)

The number of correct picks are stated next to each respective participant. For a tie in amounts, a submission time is mentioned in parenthesis.


  1. Jordan B.: 17 (February 24, 2016 @ 12:17 pm ET)
  2. Trixie K.: 17 (February 25, 2016 @ 2:52 pm ET)
  3. Mark S.: 17 (February 26, 2016 @ 9:48 pm ET)
  4. Marc Berman: 16 (February 21, 2016 @ 12:40 pm ET)
  5. Gordon P.: 16 (February 22, 2016 @ 9:40 am ET)
  6. Brian B.: 16 (February 22, 2016 @ 11:42 pm ET)
  7. Lee: 15 (February 22, 2016 @ 4:38 pm ET)
  8. Jennifer D.: 15 (February 29, 2016 @ 8:21 pm ET)
  9. Gary M.: 14
  10. Sam R.: 13 (February 23, 2016 @ 12:30 pm ET)
  11. Adam B.: 13 (February 24, 2016 @ 10:14 pm ET)
  12. Douglas Pucci: 13 (February 27, 2016 @ 5:40 pm ET)
  13. Tom G.: 12 (February 23, 2016 @ 11:31 am ET)
  14. Eric H.: 12 (February 27, 2016 @ 3:36 pm ET)
  15. Zevelyn C.: 11
  16. Vincent V.: 10 (February 21, 2016 @ 12:51 pm ET)
  17. Kathy D.: 10 (February 23, 2016 @ 8:49 pm ET)
  18. Jim M.: 8
  19. Jackie H.: 7
  20. Ken M.: 5 (February 22, 2016 @ 10:40 am ET)
  21. Julie C.: 5 (February 26, 2016 @ 8:50 pm ET)
  22. Alex J.: 4
  23. Jenny O.: 2 (February 22, 2016 @ 9:58 am ET)
  24. filmkr27: 2 (February 26, 2016 @ 12:38 pm ET)
  25. AJ Hartnett: 1 (February 22, 2016 @ 4:33 pm ET)
  26. Lisa B.-V.: 1 (February 24, 2016 @ 11:15 pm ET)
  27. A. P.: 1 (February 25, 2016 @ 10:45 am ET)
  28. Mark. T.: 0 (February 24, 2016 @ 10:28 am ET)
  29. Jodi. B.: 0 (February 26, 2016 @ 4:43 pm ET)

Below are the percentages of visitors’ picks for the Oscar winners for our Pick’em Game:

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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