Steve Golin and László Nemes, alumni of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, walked away with Oscars at the 88th annual Academy Award presentation, held last night in Hollywood, California.

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Steve Golin and László Nemes, alumni of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, walked away with Oscars at the 88th annual Academy Award presentation, held last night in Hollywood, California. Golin (’75) won for Best Picture for Spotlight, which also won the award for Best Original Screenplay. Nemes earned the Oscar for Best Foreign Film for Son of Saul, which also won the Golden Globe Award earlier this year.

The Academy Awards recognize outstanding film achievements and are the most prestigious in the industry. Last night’s ceremony included 11 alumni from Tisch and the Gallatin School for Individualized Study, which in addition to the winners included the following:

Best Picture
The Revenant
Steve Golin '76 (Kanbar, F&TV), producer

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Rooney Mara (Gal, ‘10)
Carol

Best Animated Feature
Anomalisa
Charlie Kaufman '80 (Tisch, BFA, Kanbar, F&TV), director, screenwriter, producer

Achievement in Film Editing
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Maryann Brandon '84 (Tisch, MFA, Kanbar, Film)

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)

"Manta Ray" from Racing Extinction
Antony Hegarty '92 (Tisch, BFA, Drama)

"Til It Happens To You" from The Hunting Ground
Lady Gaga (Tisch, Drama)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Carol
Phyllis Nagy '84 (Tisch, BFA, Kanbar, Goldberg DDW)

Best Original Screenplay
Bridge of Spies
Joel Coen '78 (Tisch, BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)