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People were on the edge of their seats waiting to find out the results for this year’s Academy Awards. La La Land was nominated for a whopping 14 Oscars. Only two other films, Titanic and All About Eve, have been nominated for 14 Oscars (Predicting the Oscar Winners). “We could see some history being made,” says Kevin Polowy, Yahoo! Movies senior editor (Predicting the Oscar Winners). This year, there are more films nominated starring black actors and actresses than ever before. Movie lovers around the country should be expecting a change in the Academy’s decisions this year. ABC writer Luchina Fisher predicts Denzel Washington to win Best Actor In a Leading Role for the film Fences, and Emma Stone to win Best Actress In a Leading Role for her performance in La La Land. As well as La La Land to win Best Picture (Predicting the Oscar Winners). CNN writers Brian Lowry and Lisa Respers France predict La La Land to win Best Picture as well (Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win Big?).

A survey was posted by The Word staff to find out people’s predictions of the Academy Award winners.

The 2017 Academy Award Nominations and Winners are as follows:

 

BEST PICTURE

Predictions for Best Picture based on survey

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

Hidden Figures

La La Land

Lion

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

WINNER: Moonlight

Predictions for Best Actor based on survey

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge

Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic

Denzel Washington, Fences

WINNER: Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Predictions for Best Actress based on survey

Isabelle Huppert, Elle

Ruth Negga, Loving

Natalie Portman, Jackie

Emma Stone, La La Land

Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

WINNER: Emma Stone, La La Land

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Predictions for Best Actor In A Supporting Role based on survey

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water

Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea

Dev Patel, Lion

Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

WINNER: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Predictions for Best Actress In A Supporting Role based on survey

Viola Davis, Fences

Naomie Harris, Moonlight

Nicole Kidman, Lion

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

WINNER: Viola Davis, Fences

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Predictions for Animated Feature Film based on survey

Kubo and the Two Strings

Moana

My Life as a Zucchini

The Red Turtle

Zootopia

WINNER: Zootopia

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Predictions for Cinematography based on survey

Arrival

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Silence

WINNER: La La Land

COSTUME DESIGN

Predictions for Costume Design based on survey

Allied

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Florence Foster Jenkins

Jackie

La La Land

WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

DIRECTING

Predictions for Best Directing based on survey

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

WINNER: La La Land

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

Fire at Sea

I Am Not Your Negro

Life, Animated

O.J.: Made in America

13th

WINNER: O.J.:Made in America

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)

Extremis

4.1 Miles

Joe’s Violin

Watani: My Homeland

The White Helmets

WINNER: The White Helmets

FILM EDITING

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

La La Land

Moonlight

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

Land of Mine

A Man Called Ove

The Salesman

Tanna

Toni Erdmann

WINNER: The Salesman

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

A Man Called Ove

Star Trek Beyond

Suicide Squad

WINNER: Suicide Squad

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

Predictions for Music (Original Score) based on survey

Jackie

La La Land

Lion

Moonlight

Passengers

WINNER: La La Land

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

“Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” from La La Land

“Can’t Stop The Feeling” from Trolls

“City Of Stars” from La La Land

“The Empty Chair” from Jim: The James Foley Story

“How Far I’ll Go” from Moana

WINNER: “City of Stars” from La La Land

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Arrival

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Hail, Caesar!

La La Land

Passengers

WINNER: La La Land

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

Blind Vaysha

Borrowed Time

Pear Cider and Cigarettes

Pearl

Piper

WINNER: Piper

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

Ennemis Intérieurs

La Femme et le TGV

Silent Nights

Sing

Timecode

WINNER: Sing

SOUND EDITING

Arrival

Deepwater Horizon

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Sully

WINNER: Arrival

SOUND MIXING

Arrival

Hacksaw Ridge

La La Land

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge

VISUAL EFFECTS

Deepwater Horizon

Doctor Strange

The Jungle Book

Kubo and the Two Strings

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

WINNER: The Jungle Book

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

Arrival

Fences

Hidden Figures

Lion

Moonlight

WINNER: Moonlight

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

Hell or High Water

La La Land

The Lobster

Manchester by the Sea

20th Century Women

WINNER: Manchester by the Sea

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