The 94th Annual Academy Awards

So, what happened at the 2022 Oscars? There were controversies and never-before seen events at this year’s Academy Awards Ceremony that featured movies released in 2021. We are listing the category winners and links to the controversial matters. You can decide for yourself.

The Facts

The 94th Annual Academy Awards

Location: Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood

Date: March 27, 2022

Hosts: Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes


[This list ranks the movies that had the largest number of awards first}

Best Music (Original Score): Dune

Best Visual Effects: Dune

Best Cinematography: Dune

Best Film Editing: Dune

Best Production Design: Dune

Best Sound: Dune

Best Picture: CODA

Best Supporting Actor: Troy Kotsur, CODA

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): CODA

Best Actress: Jessica Chastain, The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Best Documentary Feature: Summer of Soul

Best Short Film (Live Action): Summer of Soul

Best Actor: Will Smith, King Richard

Best Supporting Actress: Ariana DeBose, West Side Story

Best Music (Original Song): No Time to Die, Billie Eilish, FINNEAS

Best Animated Feature: Encanto

Best Director: Jane Campion, The Power of the Dog

Best International Feature Film: Drive My Car

Best Documentary [Short Subject]: The Queen of Basketball

Live Action Short Film: The Long Goodbye

Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Belfast

Best Animated Short Film: The Windshield Wiper

Best Costume Design: Cruella

The Controversies: 

Will Smith slaps Chris Rock. This is what happened.Here’s one article about the response. The matter is still being discussed almost one month after the Award Ceremony.

Liza Minnelli enters stage on wheelchair despite her request not to be. This is a video about it. Read article here.