75th Academy Awards

The 75th Academy Awards honored the best films of 2002, were held on March 23, 2003, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.

It was produced by Gil Cates and hosted for the second time by Steve Martin.

The nominees were announced on February 11, 2003, by Academy president Frank Pierson and actress Marisa Tomei, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in the Academy's Beverly Hills headquarters.

Chicago led the nominations with thirteen. The film went on to win six Oscars including Best Picture, the first musical to win this category since Oliver! in 1968.

Adrien Brody, at age 29, became the youngest ever recipient of the Best Actor Award for his role in The Pianist.

The 2002 Academy Award Winners

Actor: Adrien Brody (The Pianist)
Actress: Nicole Kidman (The Hours)
Supporting Actor: Chris Cooper (Adaptation)
Supporting Actress: Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago)
Director: Roman Polanski (The Pianist)
Adapted Screenplay: Ronald Harwood (The Pianist)
Original Screenplay: Pedro Almodóvar (Talk to Her)
Song: "Lose Yourself" (8 Mile)
Score: Frida
Cinematography: Conrad L. Hall (Road to Perdition)
Costume Design: Chicago
Art / Set Decoration: Chicago
Film Editing: Chicago
Foreign Language Film: Nowhere in Africa
Animated Feature Film: Spirited Away
Sound: Chicago
Sound Editing: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Makeup: Frida
Visual Effects: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Short Films: The Chubbchubbs! (Animated) / This Charming Man (Live-Action)
Documentaries: Twin Towers (Short) / Bowling for Columbine (Feature)