8th Academy Awards
|8th Academy Awards|
|Date||March 5, 1936|
|Best Picture||Mutiny on the Bounty|
|Most awards||The Informer (4)|
|Most nominations||Mutiny on the Bounty (8)|
The 8th Academy Awards were held on March 5, 1936, at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Frank Capra. This was the first year in which the gold statuettes were called "Oscars".
Winners are listed first and highlighted in boldface.
Academy Honorary Award
- D. W. Griffith - "For his distinguished creative achievements as director and producer and his invaluable initiative and lasting contributions to the progress of the motion picture arts."
- "The 8th Academy Awards (1936) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-07.