Oscars 2014: Gravity Flies High, 12 Years a Slave Earns Top Prize


The Golden Globes. The SAGs. The Independent Spirit Awards. They all led up to the most-heralded ceremony of awards season, The Academy Awards. Matthew McConaughey, Cate BlanchettJared LetoLupita Nyong’o, and Alfonso Cuarón all ascended the Dolby Theatre stage to accept their respective, gold-plated Oscars statuettes. Of all the victors, it was Gravity, which reigned with seven awards; and Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen, and Anthony Katagas who celebrated the utmost acclaim for producing Best Picture, 12 Years A Slave.

The Oscar goes to…

Best Picture
12 Years a Slave

Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Actor in a Leading Role
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Actress in a Leading Role
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Actor in a Supporting Role
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Actress in a Supporting Role
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave

Production Design
The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin and Beverley Dunn

Documentary Feature
20 Feet from Stardom, Morgan Neville, Gil Friesen and Caitrin Rogers

Animated Feature Film
Frozen, Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee, and Peter Del Vecho

Animated Short Film
Mr. Hublot, Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares

Documentary Short Subject
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed

Live Action Short Film
Helium, Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson

Foreign Language Film
The Great Beauty, Italy

Film Editing
Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger

Sound Editing
Gravity, Glenn Freemantle

Sound Mixing
Gravity, Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro

Makeup and Hairstyling
Dallas Buyers Club, Adruitha Lee and Robin Matthews

Costume Design
The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin

Visual Effects
Gravity, Tim Webber and Chris Lawrence

Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki

Original Score
Gravity, Steven Price

Original Song
“Let It Go,” Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, Frozen

Adapted Screenplay
12 Years a Slave, John Ridley

Original Screenplay
Her, Spike Jonze