74th Academy Awards

The 74th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2001 and were held on March 24, 2002, for the first time at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.

It was hosted by Whoopi Goldberg. The ceremony was historically notable for honoring two African American actors for their Leading Roles.

Laura Ziskin (Spider-Man producer) was executive producer for the first time making her the first woman to solo produce the telecast. She also produced the 2007 telecast. The telecast, which was shown in the United States on ABC, is currently the longest to date.

The 2001 Academy Award Winners

Picture: A Beautiful Mind
Actor: Denzel Washington (Training Day)
Actress: Halle Berry (Monster's Ball)
Supporting Actor: Jim Broadbent (Iris)
Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind)
Director: Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind)
Adapted Screenplay: Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind)
Original Screenplay: Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park)
Song: "If I Didn't Have You" (Monsters, Inc.)
Score: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Cinematography: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Costume Design: Moulin Rouge!
Art / Set Decoration: Moulin Rouge!
Film Editing: Black Hawk Down
Foreign Language Film: No Man's Land
Animated Feature Film: Shrek
Sound: Black Hawk Down
Sound Effects: Pearl Harbor
Makeup: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Visual Effects: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Short Films: For the Birds (Animated) / The Accountant (Live-Action)
Documentaries: Thoth (Short) / Un coupable idéal (Feature)