Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2011 (84th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2011 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 2011 Preliminaries

2011 (84th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2011 (84th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2011 Ceremony

2011 (84th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2011 (84th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, February 26, 2012
5:30 PM

The “Chapter 11” Theatre
(formerly the 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 2011 Winners

2011 (84th) Best Picture Poster: “The Artist”

2011 (84th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “The Artist”

Best Picture:
The Artist
Le Petite Reine/Studio 37/ La Classe Américaine/JD Prod/ France3 Cinéma/Jouror Productions/uFilm Production;
The Weinstein Company

Thomas Langmann, Producer

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2011 (84th) Best Actor: Jean Dujardin Best Actor:
Jean Dujardin
as George Valentin
in the film
The Artist

2011 (84th) Best Actress: Meryl Streep Best Actress:
Meryl Streep
as Margaret Thatcher
in the film
The Iron Lady

2011 (76th) Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Plummer Best Supporting Actor:
Christopher Plummer
as Hal
in the film

2011 (76th) Best Supporting Actress: Octavia Spencer Best Supporting Actress:
Octavia Spencer
as Minny Jackson
in the film
The Help

2011 (78th) Best Song: “Man or Muppet” Best Song:
Man or Muppet
from the film
The Muppets

Music and lyric by Bret McKenzie

Best Song Lyrics

The 2011 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2011 (55th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Grand Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu