Jean Dujardin accepts the Oscar® for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his role in "The Artist" ©A.M.P.A.S.

As much predicted it was a big night for The Artist which picked up numerous awards including Best Actor and Best Film. Meryl Streep won the Oscar® for Best Actress in The Iron Lady. Hugo and The Help where also winners…

The 84th Annual Academy Awards®, with host Billy Crystal, from the Hollywood and Highland Center, in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 26, 2012 ©A.M.P.A.S.
Octavia Spencer accepts the Oscar® for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, for her role in "The Help" ©A.M.P.A.S.
Christopher Plummer accepts the Oscar® for Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, for his role in "Beginners" ©A.M.P.A.S.
Ben Stiller and Emma Stone present the Oscar® for Achievement in Visual Effects to Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning for "Hugo" ©A.M.P.A.S.
Meryl Streep wins the Oscar® for Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her role in "The Iron Lady" ©A.M.P.A.S.
For the category Best Motion Picture of the Year, the Oscar® goes to "The Artist" produced by Thomas Langmann. Thomas Langmann, Michel Hazanavicius and cast accept the award ©A.M.P.A.S.