Actress Reese Witherspoon presented the Best Director award to Danny Boyle for "Slumdog Millionaire" during the show. She later celebrated at the Vanity Fair Oscar party.
(AP Photo/Evan Agostini)
No Academy Awards event is complete without the march down the red carpet and the 81st annual awards ceremony was no different, with stars as far as the eye and cameras could see.
Hugh Jackman hosted the star-studded night, filled with musical performances, teary acceptance speeches, and many gold statues — have a look.