Oscar 2014: ’12 Years A Slave’ won ‘Best Picture’ – See the list of winners!

This year, the award for Best Picture went to “12 Years a Slave”, directed by Steve McQueen.

The first winner announced was Jared Leto who took home the trophy for Best Supporting Actor, while Lupita Nyong’o received the Best Supporting Actress award.

Just like when she won Best Supporting Actress at the Critics’ Choice Awards, Nyong’o gave a memorable speech.

“Yes! Thank you to the Academy for this incredible recognition. It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s. And so I want to salute the spirit of Patsey for her guidance, and for Solomon, thank you for telling her story and your own,” Lupita said in her acceptance speech.

“Steve McQueen, you charge everything that you fashion with a breath of your own spirit. Thank you so much for putting me in this position,” she continued, thanking the 12 Years A Slave director.

“This has been the joy of my life. I’m certain that the dead are standing about you and watching and they’re grateful and so am I. Chiwetel, thank you for your fearlessness and how deeply you went into telling Solomon’s story. Michael Fassbender, thank you so much, you were my rock…I want to thank my family for your training and the Yale school of drama. My friends. My brother Junior sitting by my side.” she added.

For her performance in Blue Jasmine, Cate Blanchett took the Best Actress award, and Matthew McConaughey won Best Actor for his part in the movie Dallas Buyers Club.

McConaughey gave an emotional speech after winning the Oscar, thanking his family and his ambition to better himself.

“To my hero. That’s who I chase. Now when I was 15 years old, I had a very important person in my life come to me and say ‘who’s your hero?’ And I said, ‘I don’t know, I gotta think about that. Give me a couple of weeks.’ I come back two weeks later, this person comes up and says ‘who’s your hero?’ I said, ‘I thought about it. You know who it is? It’s me in 10 years.'”

“So I turned 25. Ten years later, that same person comes to me and says, ‘So, are you a hero?’ And I was like, ‘not even close. No, no, no.’ She said, ‘Why?’ I said, ‘Because my hero’s me at 35.’ So you see every day, every week, every month and every year of my life, my hero’s always 10 years away. I’m never gonna be my hero. I’m not gonna attain that. I know I’m not, and that’s just fine with me because that keeps me with somebody to keep on chasing.”

“So, to any of us, whatever those things are, whatever it is we look up to, whatever it is we look forward to, and whoever it is we’re chasing, to that I say, ‘Amen.’ To that I say, ‘Alright, alright, alright.’ To that I say ‘just keep living.’ Thank you.”

“Gravity” by Alfonso Cuaron, leads the top winners with seven trophies.

See the full list of winners:

BEST PICTURE

12 Years a Slave – WINNER
Captain Phillips
Gravity
Philomena
The Wolf of Wall Street
Nebraska
American Hustle
Dallas Buyers Club
Her

BEST DIRECTOR

David O Russell – American Hustle
Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity – WINNER
Alexander Payne – Nebraska
Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese – The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Christian Bale – American Hustle
Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio – The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey – Dallas Buyers Club – WINNER

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine – WINNER
Amy Adams – American Hustle
Sandra Bullock – Gravity
Judi Dench – Philomena
Meryl Streep – August Osage County

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Bradley Cooper – American Hustle
Barkhad Abdi – Captain Phillips
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill – The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club – WINNER

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave – WINNER
Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Julia Roberts – August Osage County
June Squibb – Nebraska

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

Despicable Me 2
Frozen – WINNER
The Croods
Ernest & Celestine
The Wind Rises

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke – Before Midnight
Billy Ray – Captain Phillips
Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope – Philomena
John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave – WINNER
Terence Winter – The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Eric Warren Singer and David O Russell – American Hustle
Woody Allen – Blue Jasmine
Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack – Dallas Buyers Club
Spike Jonze – Her – WINNER
Bob Nelson – Nebraska

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

The Great Beauty (Italy) – WINNER
The Hunt (Denmark)
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)
The Missing Picture (Cambodia)
Omar (Palestine)

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

Let It Go – Frozen – WINNER
Ordinary Love – Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Alone Yet Not Alone – Alone Yet Not Alone
Happy – Despicable Me 2
The Moon Song – Her

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE

The Book Thief
Gravity – WINNER
Her
Philomena
Saving Mr Banks

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Dirty Wars
The Square
20 Feet from Stardom – WINNER

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

SaveDigger
Facing Fear
Karama Has No Walls
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life – WINNER
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

BEST FILM EDITING

American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity – WINNER
12 Years a Slave

BEST MAKE-UP & HAIRSTYLING

Dallas Buyers Club – WINNER
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
The Lone Ranger

BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

Feral
Get a Horse!
Mr Hublot – WINNER
Possessions
Room on the Broom

BEST SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me)
Avant Que De Tour Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)
Helium – WINNER
Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)
The Voorman Problem

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

American Hustle
Gravity
The Great Gatsby – WINNER
Her
12 Years a Slave

BEST SOUND EDITING

All Is Lost
Captain Phillips
Gravity – WINNER
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Lone Survivor

BEST SOUND MIXING

Captain Phillips
Gravity – WINNER
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Inside Llewyn Davis
Lone Survivor

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

Gravity – WINNER
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Iron Man 3
The Lone Ranger
Star Trek Into Darkness

BEST COSTUME DESIGN

American Hustle
The Grandmaster
The Great Gatsby – WINNER
The Invisible Woman
12 Years a Slave

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

The Grandmaster
Gravity – WINNER
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
Prisoners