The Oscars ceremony is over for another year. The stars have paraded their glamorous gowns on the red carpet. The little gold statuettes have been handed out, and the auditorium has now been taken over by an army of cleaners removing every trace of gold confetti.
Getty Images photographer Christopher Polk was granted access to backstage areas to show what goes on behind the scenes at Hollywood's biggest event.
Catholic Church abuse movie Spotlight was named best picture after a night peppered with pointed punchlines from host Chris Rock about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dominated the industry.
In a ceremony where no single movie commanded attention, Mexico's Alejandro Inarritu nabbed the best director Oscar for The Revenant, becoming the first filmmaker in more than 60 years to win back-to-back Academy Awards. He won in 2015 for Birdman. Leonardo DiCaprio finally got his hands on an Oscar, for his gruelling performance in The Revenant.