Director Chloe Zhao makes history as Nomadland wins big at 93rd Academy Awards
Chloe Zhao made history at the 93rd Academy Awards as the first woman of colour to win the Oscar for Best Director for Nomadland.
Zhao’s 108-minute earned six nominations, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress for Frances McDormand.
Nomadland stars McDormand as a van dwelling woman who leaves her hometown after her husband dies to travel around the United States.
Speaking at the 93rd Academy Awards held at the Los Angeles’ Union Station on April 25, Zhao said, “This is for anyone who has the faith and the courage to hold on to the goodness in themselves and to hold on to the goodness in each other.”
Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas announced the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards on March 15, 2021, in a global Livestream on the official website.
At 83 years old, Anthony Hopkins became the oldest winner in any category for his Best Actor win. Frances McDormand became the seventh person to win a third acting Oscar for her Best Actress win.
The list of winners at the 93rd Academy Awards includes:
Best Picture: Nomadland
Best Director: Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Best Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Best Supporting Actress: Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari
Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas And The Black Messiah
Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Father
Best Animated Feature Film: Soul
Best International Feature Film: Another Round
Best Original Score: Soul
Best Original Song: Fight For You, Judas And The Black Messiah
Best Documentary Feature: My Octopus Teacher
Best Documentary Short: Colette
Best Live Action Short: Two Distant Strangers
Best Animated Short: If Anything Happens I Love You
Best Sound: Sound Of Metal
Best Production Design: Mank
Best Cinematography: Mank
Best Makeup And Hair: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best Costume Design: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Best Film Editing: Sound Of Metal
Best Visual Effects: Tenet
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Tyler Perry
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)
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