As another big night of the year concluded at Hollywood, icons of the industry walked proudly away with the golden statuettes in hand.
Leonardo DiCaprio walked off with the Oscar award for the Best Actor for his movie The Revenant while Brie Larson, who was still rejoicing her first nomination in the Best Actress category, was pronounced a proud winner for her movie Room.
Spotlight, which dramatised the Boston Globe's absorbing investigation into the child sex abuse cases, won the best picture award.
Alejandro González Iñárritu, who won the Best Director at Oscars 2014 with Birdman, repeated the feat with The Revenant.
Action movie Mad Max: Fury Road , directed and produced by George Miller, garnered all the spotlight by bagging 6 Oscars tonight.
Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlotte Rampling and Saoirse Ronan were among the nominees in the Best Actress category.
Son of Saul,Hungary bagged the Oscar as the best Foreign language movie.
Here is the full list of the winners at the 88th Academy Awards 2016.
- Best Picture Spotlight
- Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
- Best Actress Brie Larson, Room
- Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
- Best Supporting Actress Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
- Direction Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
- Foreign Language Film Son of Saul, Hungary
- Animated Feature Film Inside Out
- Documentary Feature Amy
- Original Screenplay Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
- Adapted Screenplay Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short
- Original Score Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
- Original Song "The Writing's on the Wall" by Sam Smith
- Film Editing Mad Max: Fury Road
- Production Design Mad Max: Fury Road
- Sound Editing Mad Max: Fury Road
- Sound Mixing Mad Max: Fury Road
- Costume Design Mad Max: Fury Road
- Visual Effects Ex Machina
- Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant
- Makeup and Hairstyling Mad Max: Fury Road
- Animated Short Film Bear Story
- Documentary Short Subject A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
- Live Action Short Film Stutterer