1 of 8 Cate Blanchett was named best supporting actress for her portrayal of Katharine Hepburn in The Aviator, beating stars including Natalie Portman and Laura Linney.
2 of 8 Actress Gwyneth Paltrow presented film-makers Fernando Bovaira and Alejandro Amenabar (right) with their best foreign language film Oscar for Spain's The Sea Inside.
3 of 8 British film-maker Andrea Arnold, who previously presented children's TV shows Number 73 and Motormouth, took the best live-action short film prize for Wasp, a gritty drama about life as a single mother in Dartford.
4 of 8 Jamie Foxx won the best actor Academy Award for his lead role in Ray, the Ray Charles biopic, thanking director Taylor Hackford for "taking a chance" in casting him.
5 of 8 The Incredibles beat Shark Tale and Shrek 2 to the animated feature film Oscar, collected by writer and director Brad Bird.
6 of 8 US actress Hilary Swank took home her second Oscar as she was once again named best actress - this time for playing a female boxer in Million Dollar Baby.
7 of 8 Hilary Swank embraces Clint Eastwood on his best director Oscar for Million Dollar Baby, a title he won over film-makers including Martin Scorsese and Britain's Mike Leigh.
8 of 8 British designer Sandy Powell won the Oscar for best costume design for her work on The Aviator, presented by former James Bond star Pierce Brosnan.