Oscars 2016: Key winners at the 88th Academy Awards

Leonardo DiCaprio finally gets his Oscar while Brie Larson wins for Room

The 88th Academy Awards, the highest honours in the movie industry, were handed out a ceremony in Hollywood on Sunday hosted by comedian Chris Rock.

There were nine Irish-associated nominations in total, including a best picture nod for Brooklyn and a best actor mention for that film's star Saoirse Ronan.

Following is a list of winners in key categories for the awards:

Best Picture: Spotlight


Best Director: Alejandro Inarritu, The Revenant

Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant

Best Actress: Brie Larson, Room

Best Supporting Actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies

Best Supporting Actress: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Best Original Screenplay: Spotlight

Best Adapted Screenplay: The Big Short

Best Animated Feature Film: Inside Out

Best Documentary Feature: Amy

Best Foreign Language Film: Son of Saul - Hungary

Best Original Score: The Hateful Eight - Ennio Morricone

Best Original Song: Writing's On The Wall, from Spectre