List of early Oscar winners

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Posted: Feb 26, 2012 10:59 PM
List of early Oscar winners

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Sunday handed out the Oscars -- the highest honors in the movie industry

Following is a list of early winners in leading categories for the 84th annual Academy Awards.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Christopher Plummer "Beginners"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Octavia Spencer "The Help"

ANIMATED FILM

"Rango"

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

"A Separation" Iran

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

"The Descendants" by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

"Midnight in Paris" by Woody Allen

DOCUMENTARY

"Undefeated"

ORIGINAL SCORE

"The Artist" Ludovic Bource

ORIGINAL SONG

"Man or Muppet" from "The Muppets," music and lyrics by Bret McKenzie

ART DIRECTION

"Hugo," production design: Dante Ferretti; set decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

CINEMATOGRAPHY

"Hugo," Robert Richardson

COSTUME DESIGN

"The Artist," Mark Bridges

FILM EDITING

"The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

MAKEUP

"The Iron Lady," Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

VISUAL EFFECTS

"Hugo," Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossman and Alex Henning

SOUND EDITING

"Hugo" Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty

SOUND MIXING

"Hugo" Tom Fleischman and John Midgley

(Reporting By Frank Simons; Editing by Jill Serjeant)