Academy award winners

The Academy awards winners for 2012 are :

Academy awards, Best Picture Award winner: The Artist
Academy awards, Best Leading actor: Jean Dujardin
Academy awards, Best Leading actress: Meryl Streep
Academy awards, Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer for Beginners (2010)
Academy awards, Best Supporting actress: Octavia Spencer for The Help (2011)
Academy awards, Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Academy awards, Best Foreign Language Film: "A seperation"
Academy awards, Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Midnight in Paris
Academy awards, Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): The Descentants
Academy awards, Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: Rango (2011)
Academy awards, Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: A Separation (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Editing: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Visual Effects: Hugo (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Sound Mixing: Hugo (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Sound Editing: Hugo (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Makeup: The Iron Lady (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Art Direction: Hugo (2011)
Academy awards, Best Documentary: Undefeated (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Costume Design: The Artist (2011)
Academy awards, Best Achievement in Cinematography: Hugo (2011)

The Academy awards winners will be announced on the "Oscar Sunday", 26th of February 2012. Here are the favorites to win the major Academy awards for 2012, according to betfair:

- Academy awards 2012 - Best Picture winner:
1. The artist : 1.07
2. The descantants : 25
("The artist" seems to be the greatest favorite of all the awards :) )

- Academy awards Best Director winners:
1. Michel Hazanavicius : 1.18
2. Martin Scorsese : 7.4

- Academy awards 2012 - Leading Actor winner:
1. Jean Dujardin : 1.78
2. George Clooney: 2.24
( A close match - both have a good chance of getting the award )

- Leading Actress :
1. Viola Davis: 1.75
2. Meryl Streep: 2.38
(as in the Leading actor, we have another close call here.)

- Academy awards 2012 - Foreign Language Film winners:
1. A Separation: 1.21
2. In Darkness: 7.4

- Animated Feature Film winner :
1. Rango : 1.16
2. Chico & Rita: 13

* all bets were only valid on the time of the writing of this article.

* Betfair is an online platform where users can place their own bets with each other. As such, it is also a very good place to pick up the peoples' favorites to win the Academy awards :)

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0 February 20, 2012

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