Oscars 2011: Natalie Portman wins Best Actress, Pinay-produced God of Love wins Best Short Live Action

At the ongoing Oscars 2011 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, awards season favorite Natalie Portman won Best Actress for Black Swan. In the Best Supporting Actress Category, Melissa Leo bested The Fighter co-star Amy Adams, Filipino-American actress Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech) and Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom).

Meanwhile, God of Love, which was produced by New-York-based Filipino producer Stefanie Walmsley, won Best Short Film (Live Action).


The list of winners, according to Entertainment Weekly:

Best Picture: The King's Speech

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Natalie Portman (Black Swan)

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth (The King's Speech)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Melissa Leo (The Fighter)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christian Bale (The Fighter)

Best Director: Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech)

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): The Social Network (Aaron Sorkin)

Best Writing (Original Screenplay): The King’s Speech (David Seidler)

Best Cinematography: Inception (Wally Pfister)

Best Animated Feature Film: Toy Story 3 (Lee Unkrich)


Best Animated Short Film: The Lost Thing (Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann)

Best Foreign Language Film: In a Better World (Denmark)

Best Visual Effects: Inception (Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb)

Best Film Editing: The Social Network (Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter)

Best Art Direction: Alice in Wonderland (Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara)

Best Music (Original Score): The Social Network (Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross)

Best Sound Mixing: Inception (Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick)

Best Sound Editing: Inception (Richard King)

Best Music (Original Song): "We Belong Together" (Toy Story 3)

Best Makeup: The Wolfman (Rick Baker and Dave Elsey)

Best Costume Design: Alice in Wonderland (Colleen Atwood)

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Best Documentary (Short Subject): Strangers No More (Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon)

Best Documentary (Feature): Inside Job (Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs)

Best Short Film (Live Action): God of Love (Luke Matheny)


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