Shenton - who wrote and starred in the film - shared the award for Best Live Action Short Film with her fiancé, director Chris Overton.
Rachel also said she was "terrified" as she took to the stage and signed her acceptance speech, having learned sign language at the age of 12, when her father went deaf after a course of chemotherapy.
Mr Overton's parents baked them and Ms Shenton's mother and partner sold them in their workplace as the couple raised the £10,000 necessary.
Her speech touched on the main themes of the film which draw attention to the obstacles and barriers faced by deaf children every day.
Collecting the award at the ceremony in Los Angeles, Ms Shenton, from Caverswall, delivered her speech in sign language.
The 30-year-old was inspired to write the film because of her own experience.
The 20 minute short film follows Libby as she learns to communicate through sign language, with the help of a social worker.
When picking up the award Shenton signed her speech - something she says Maisie made her promise to do.
"Deafness is a silent disability, it is not life threatening and you can not see it so I want to say the biggest thank you to the Academy for allowing us to put this in front of a mainstream audience". "She always said we'd win". Thank you. Our movie is about a deaf child being born into a world of silence. The Silent Child produed by Rachel Shenton just won an Oscar.
Celebrities have worn black at various events such as the BAFTAs and the Golden Globes to show their support for the movement, however Emma Watson chose to take it that step further when she turned up to the red carpet at the Oscars with a new tattoo. Well done @RachelShenton and @overton54 on the greatest moment ever! "It is handsome. The BIGGEST CONGRATULATIONS!"
Graham says "China is winning and we're losing with this tariff regime". "Go after China - not the rest of the world". Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, said exempting countries was a slippery slope.
The Wolverines were plagued by foul trouble, couldn't hit a 3-pointer in the first half and had no momentum heading into halftime. Robinson countered with a 3-pointer and Simpson split four free throws to give MI a 74-70 edge with 1:17 to go.
Business confidence remained robust, with the degree of optimism the second highest since July 2011 in the period. An index reading of above 50 indicates an overall increase in economic activity and below 50 an overall decrease.
It changes now. "I think this is what Chloe Kim must've felt like after doing back-to-back 1080s in the Olympic half-pipe". But she wasn't about to let the moment pass without sharing it with her comrades.
The Washington, D.C, Metropolitan Police Department has taken the lead in the investigation, the Secret Service spokesperson said. The President was set to return to Washington later Saturday to attend the annual Gridiron Club media dinner.
Waqas, a Jaish-e-Mohammad militant, was wanted for carrying out the Sunjuwan army camp attack in which seven people were killed. The encounter of Waqas is a major milestone in the anti-terror operations being carried out by the Indian security forces.
Their goals go beyond red carpets, organizers said in the lead-up to the Oscars. "It's been hanging in my closet". While no one else showcased a 50-plus-year-old outfit like Moreno, there were other notable fashion favorites.
The murder prompted a racist "revenge" gun rampage by a fascist sympathiser, who shot and wounded six Africans. The exit poll and projection shows no party or coalition will be able to claim an outright majority.
Kelly Ripa is reportedly "livid" with Ryan Seacrest despite her public show of support for him on Thursday (03.01.18). Rancic spent an inordinate amount of time talking about the prosthetic butt Jones had to wear for the film.
The film about the doping system in Russian Federation has won an Oscar at Sunday's 90th Academy Awards (Oscars) in Los Angeles. The evidence presented by Rodchenkov and Fogel was instrumental in Russia's ban from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Former Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Araby described as "special and important" Prince Mohammed's visit. The investment deal underlines the strategic ties between the richest Arab state and the most populous.
Unlike the last Senate election in 2015, lawmakers were prohibited from taking their phones into the assemblies during the vote. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has also declared the Sindh Assembly's Senate election as most transparent, he added.
It is positive, as 27 investors sold BLK shares while 287 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 696 raised stakes. Goldman Sachs Group assumed coverage on shares of EnLink Midstream Partners in a research note on Friday, November 17th.
Mr Trump joked about his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who has reportedly had his security clearance downgraded. Melania wasn't the only member of President Trump's family to be the butt of the joke on Saturday.
Given that Hayward is signed to a four-year deal, it's in the Celtics' best interest to protect him for the long-term. We just told you Gordon Hayward nearly certainly won't return to the Boston Celtics this season.
Lawrence, one of Hollywood's most popular and highest-paid actresses, was last seen in Darren Aronofsky's " Mother! ". It's simply outstanding and there just aren't any other words I can use to describe what we're witnessing.
The two men will try to lay the groundwork for another such summit, which was requested by Kim Jong Un in his letter. Turning serious, Trump also said the United States "saved the Olympics", by taking a hard line on North Korea .
Finally, Bayesian Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in Amazon.com in the second quarter worth $1,984,000. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Will Own Your Home Sooner Than You Think" on March 02, 2018, also Investorplace.com with their article: "Amazon.com, Inc.
Neither of the PwC representatives involved in the mishap previous year , Brian Cullinan or Martha Ruiz, will return to the show. The BAFTA Awards saw a similar dress code, as the who's who of the worldwide movie industry donned all-black attires.