At the culmination of Hollywood’s unprecedented awards season, Searchlight’s Nomadland nabbed the Oscars’ top prize, best picture, along with 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 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 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.
Meanwhile, Pixar’s Soul won the honor for best animated feature and original score, and 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.
Going into Oscar night, Netflix led all studios with 35 nominations, followed by Amazon with 12, Walt Disney (8), Warner Bros. (8), Focus Features (7), A24 (6), Searchlight (6), Sony Pictures Classics (6), Universal (4), Samuel Goldwyn (3) and Apple (2), among other companies.
This year’s Oscar ceremony, which featured 11 first-time acting nominees, was produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh and partially broadcast from downtown Los Angeles’ Union Station as well as the awards’ longtime venue, the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
The complete list of this year’s winners is below:
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Frances McDormand, Nomadland (WINNER)
Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby, Pieces of a Woman
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah (WINNER)
Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Leslie Odom, Jr., One Night in Miami
Paul Raci, Sound of Metal
LaKeith Stanfield, Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Father (Christopher Hampton & Florian Zeller) (WINNER)
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Peter Baynham, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jena Friedman, Anthony Hines, Lee Kern, Dan Mazer, Erica Rivinoja & Dan Swimer)
Nomadland (Chloé Zhao)
One Night in Miami (Kemp Powers)
The White Tiger (Ramin Bahrani)
Best Original Screenplay
Promising Young Woman (Emerald Fennell) (WINNER)
Judas and the Black Messiah (Will Berson, Shaka King, Keith Lucas & Kenny Lucas)
Minari (Lee Isaac Chung)
Sound of Metal (Derek Cianfrance, Abraham Marder & Darius Marder)
The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Aaron Sorkin)
Best Original Song
“Fight for You,” from Judas and the Black Messiah (WINNER)
“Husavik,” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
“Io Sì (Seen),” from The Life Ahead (La Vita Davanti a Se)
“Speak Now,” from One Night in Miami
“Hear My Voice,” from The Trial of the Chicago 7