‘Nomadland’ Wins  93rd Oscars’ Best Picture, Best Director for Chloé Zhao and Best Actress for Frances McDormand

At the culmination of Hollywood’s unprecedented awards season, Searchlight’s Nomadland nabbed the top prize of Oscars’ best picture, best director for Chloé Zhao and best actress for Frances McDormand at the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. Zhao became only the second woman ever to claim the directing honor at the Oscars.

In acting categories, Anthony Hopkins won for best actor for Sony Pictures Classics’ The Father, Yuh-Jung Youn won best supporting actress for Minari — becoming the first ever Korean actor or actress to win an Oscar — and Daniel Kaluuya claimed supporting actor for Warner Bros.’ Judas and the Black Messiah. 

In craft categories, Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom won for both costume design and makeup/hairstyling, with hairstylists Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson becoming the first Black winners of the Oscar in that category. Amazon’s Sound of Metal won for best film editing and sound. Netflix’s Mank won for cinematography and production design, and Warner Bros.’ Tenet won in the visual effects category.

Focus Features’ Promising Young Woman won original screenplay while Sony Pictures Classics’ The Father nabbed adapted screenplay.

Meanwhile, Pixar’s Soul won the honor for best animated feature film and original score, Netflix’s My Octopus Teacher won for documentary feature. And in the international feature film category, Denmark’s Oscar selection, Another Round, picked up the honor.

(Excerpt) Read more in: The Hollywood Reporter

‘Nomadland’ Wins 93rd Oscars’ Best Picture, Best Director for Chloé Zhao and Best Actress for Frances McDormand

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