Who Won 79th Annual Academy Awards?

Martin Scorsese at the 79th Annual Academy Awards
Date: 
Feb 25, 2007

The 79th Academy Awards were held in the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on February 25, 2007 and hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.

"The Departed" ended up being the big winner of the night by winning Best Picture, Best Director for Martin Scorsese, Screenplay, and Editing.

"Pan's Labyrinth" won three design related Oscars. "Dreamgirls" had gone into the evening with the most nominations (eight) and won two Academy Awards (supporting actress Jennifer Hudson and sound mixing).

79th Academy Awards Winners

Best Picture The Departed
Graham King, producer
The Departed
Best Actor Forest Whitaker (The Last King Of Scotland)
The Last King Of Scotland
Best Actress Helen Mirren (The Queen)
The Queen
Best Supporting Actor Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine)
Little Miss Sunshine
Best Supporting Actress Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls)
Dreamgirls
Best Director Martin Scorsese (The Departed)
The Departed
Adapted Screenplay The Departed
Screenplay by William Monahan
The Departed
Original Screenplay Little Miss Sunshine
Written by Michael Arndt
Little Miss Sunshine
Animated Feature Film Happy Feet
George Miller
Happy Feet
Foreign Language Film The Lives Of Others
Germany
The Lives Of Others
Documentary Feature An Inconvenient Truth
Davis Guggenheim
An Inconvenient Truth
Documentary Short The Blood of Yingzhou District
Ruby Yang and Thomas Lennon
The Blood of Yingzhou District
Short Film (Live Action) West Bank Story
Ari Sandel
West Bank Story
Short Film (Animated) The Danish Poet
Torill Kove
The Danish Poet
Film Editing The Departed
Thelma Schoonmaker
The Departed
Cinematography Pan's Labyrinth
Guillermo Navarro
Pan's Labyrinth
Costume Design Marie Antoinette
Milena Canonero
Marie Antoinette
Makeup Pan's Labyrinth
David Martí and Montse Ribé
Pan's Labyrinth
Art Direction Pan's Labyrinth
Art Direction: Eugenio Caballero; Set Decoration: Pilar Revuelta
Pan's Labyrinth
Sound Editing Letters From Iwo Jima
Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman
Letters From Iwo Jima
Sound Mixing Dreamgirls
Michael Minkler, Bob Beemer and Willie Burton
Dreamgirls
Visual Effects Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
John Knoll, Hal Hickel, Charles Gibson and Allen Hall
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
Original Score Babel
Gustavo Santaolalla, Composer
Babel
Original Song "I Need To Wake Up" (An Inconvenient Truth)
Music and Lyric by Melissa Etheridge
An Inconvenient Truth