‘Nomadland’ Director Chloe Zhao Makes History At The 93rd Academy Awards – Plus Full List of Winners

Last night saw Chloe Zhao make history as the first female director of Asian descent to earn Best Director, making her the second female director alongside Kathryn Bigelow (Hurt Locker) and third Asian filmmaker to win the award. The two previous Asian filmmakers to win Best Director were Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain and Lie of Pi) and Bong Joon-ho (Parasite). Zhao also saw her film Nomadland earn Best Picture landing her a second Oscar and Frances McDormand winning Best Actress.

Best Supporting Actress winner Youn Yuh-jung (Minari) became the first Korean actor to earn the award and second Asian actress alongside Miyoshi Umeki (Sayonara).

The rest of the winners of the 93rd Academy Awards are listed below.

BEST PICTURE

Nomadland

BEST DIRECTOR

Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

BEST ACTOR

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

BEST ACTRESS

Frances McDormand, Nomadland

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Emerald Fennell, “Promising Young Woman”

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller, “The Father”

ANIMATED FEATURE

Soul

PRODUCTION DESIGN

Mank

COSTUME DESIGN

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Erik Messerschmidt, Mank

EDITING

Sound of Metal

MAKEUP & HAIR STYLING

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

SOUND

Sound of Metal

VISUAL EFFECTS

Tenet

SCORE

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste, Soul

SONG

Fight for You (Judas and the Black Messiah)

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

My Octopus Teacher

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE

Another Round, Denmark

ANIMATED SHORT

If Anything Happens I Love You

DOCUMENTARY SHORT

Colette

LIVE-ACTION SHORT

Two Distant Strangers

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