Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2010 (83rd Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2010 Academy Awards, comprised of selected items from the WebMaster’s collection. (All of the items for a given category—for example, all Reminder Lists—can be found in the “Gallery” section.)

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The 2010 Preliminaries

2010 (83rd) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2010 (83rd) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2010 Ceremony

2010 (83rd) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2010 (83rd) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, February 27, 2011
5:30 PM

Kodak Theatre,
Hollywood & Highland

Ceremony Poster

Ceremony Program

Nominations & Winners
Winners Only
Nominations by Film
Nomination Statistics by Film

See Also:
    Nominations & Winners by Category
    Winners Only by Category

The 2010 Winners

2010 (83rd) Best Picture Poster: “The King’s Speech”

2010 (83rd) Best Picture Home Page Background: “The King’s Speech”

Best Picture:
The King’s Speech
See-Saw Films and Bedlam Production;
The Weinstein Company (United Kingdom)

Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2010 (83rd) Best Actor: Colin Firth Best Actor:
Colin Firth
as King George VI
in the film
The King’s Speech

2010 (83rd) Best Actress: Natalie Portman Best Actress:
Natalie Portman
as Nina Sayers
in the film
Black Swan

2010 (75th) Best Supporting Actor: Christian Bale Best Supporting Actor:
Christian Bale
as Dicky Eklund
in the film
The Fighter

2010 (75th) Best Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo Best Supporting Actress:
Melissa Leo
as Alice Ward
in the film
The Fighter

2010 (77th) Best Song: “We Belong Together” Best Song:
We Belong Together
from the film
Toy Story 3

Music and lyric by Randy Newman

Best Song Lyrics

The 2010 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2010 (54th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Grand Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu