The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 26, 2017. Moonlight became the first film with an all-black cast and the first LGBT -themed film to win Best Picture.   In an event unprecedented in the history of the Oscars, La La Land was incorrectly announced as the Best Picture, and, a few minutes later, the error was corrected and Moonlight was declared the winner. 
This criticism is based on the statistics from every Academy Awards since 1929, which shows us that only 6.4% of academy award nominees have been non-white and since 1991, 11.2% of nominees have been non-white, with the rate of winners being even more polarizing.
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2017: 4: 13 Dunkirk: 2017: 3: 8 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: 2017: 2: 7 Darkest Hour: 2017: 2: 6 Blade Runner 2049: 2017: 2: 5 Coco: 2017: 2: 2 Phantom Thread: 2017: 1: 6 Call Me by Your Name: 2017: 1: 4 Get Out: 2017: 1: 4 I, Tonya: 2017: 1: 3 Dear Basketball: 2017: 1: 1 A Fantastic Woman: 2017: 1: 1 Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405: 2017: 1: 1 Icarus: 2017: 1: 1 The Silent Child: 2017: 1: 1
Other winners included Dunkirk with three awards, Blade Runner 2049, Coco, Darkest Hour, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri with two awards, and Call Me by Your Name, Dear Basketball, A Fantastic Woman, Get Out, Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405, I, Tonya, Icarus, Phantom Thread, and The Silent Child with one.
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The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on January 14, 2016, at 5:30 a.m. PST (13:30 UTC), at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, by directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and actor John Krasinski. The Revenant led all nominees with twelve nominations; Mad Max: Fury Roadcame in second with ten. The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 28, 2016. With two Oscars, Spotlight was the first film since 1952's The Greatest Show on Earth to win Best Picture with only one other award. Alejandro G. Iñárritu became the third individual to win two consecutive Oscars for Best Director.[N 1] By virtue of his previous nomination for his portrayal of the titular character in 1976's Rocky, Best Supporting Actor nominee Sylvester Stallone was the sixth person to be nominated for playing the same role in two different films. At the age of 87, Ennio Morricone was believed to be the oldest competitive...
The following individuals, listed in order of appearance, presented awards or performed musical numbers.
Due to the mixed reception and lower ratings resulting from the previous year's ceremony, producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan declined to helm the upcoming festivities. Shortly afterwards, actor Neil Patrick Harris announced that he would not host the Oscars for a second time. In an interview released from The Huffington Post, he said "I don't know that my family nor my soul could take it. It’s a beast. It was fun to check off the list, but for the amount of time spent and the understandable opinionated response, I don’t know that it’s a delightful balance to do every year or even again." In September 2015, AMPAS recruited David Hill and Reginald Hudlin as producers of the ceremony. "We're delighted to have this talented team on board," AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacssaid in a press release announcing the decision, "David is a true innovator with a dynamic personality. His vast experience as a live events producer, coupled with Reginald's energy, creativity and talent as a film...
The annual "In Memoriam" tribute was presented by actor Louis Gossett Jr. Singer Dave Grohl performed The Beatles' song "Blackbird" during the tribute.
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The Academy announced in June 2020 that it was postponing the ceremony to April 25, 2021, from its originally scheduled date of February 28, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, thereby extending the eligibility period for feature films to February 28, 2021. The eligibility criteria had already been modified to account for films originally intended to have a theatrical release but released directly to streaming services instead. It marked the fourth time that the Academy Awards have been postponed, and the first time since the 6th Academy Awardsin 1934 that films released in two different calendar years were eligible for awards consideration in the same ceremony.
The nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced live on March 15, 2021, in a global livestream by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonason the awards' official website. Best Director winner Chloé Zhao, who is Chinese, became the first woman of color to have won the category and only the second woman after Kathryn Bigelow (who won in 2010 for The Hurt Locker) to be given the award. Zhao's Oscar win was censored in China and blocked on Chinese social media platforms. Best Actor winner Anthony Hopkins, at age 83, became the oldest winner in an acting category. Best Actress winner Frances McDormand became the seventh person to win a third acting Oscar and the second to win Best Actress three times. As a producer of Nomadland, she also became the first actor in history to win an acting Oscar and a Best Picture Oscar on the same night. Best Supporting Actress winner Youn Yuh-jung became the first Korean actor and only the second Asian woman to win in an acting category. Pete Docter became...
Performances of the nominees for Best Original Song were shown during the ceremony's pre-show, Oscars: Into the Spotlight. Four of the performances were filmed from the rooftop terrace of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, while "Husavik" was performed on-location in its namesake of Húsavík, Iceland.During the actual awards show, clips from the songs' music videos were shown.
20th Century Studios, Searchlight Pictures, and Warner Bros. Pictures debuted trailers for their upcoming films during the ceremony, with someone from each film introducing their respective trailers. In an interview with Adweek, Jerry Daniello (SVP, entertainment brand solutions and Disney Ad Sales) explained that this move would "reinforce this year's theme that the Oscars will feel more like a movie rather than an awards show".
During its board of governors meeting on April 28, 2020, the Academy voted to consolidate the Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing category into a single Best Sound category (reducing the total number of categories to 23). The Sound branch had raised concerns that the two categories had too much overlap in scope. The rules for Best Original Score now require that a film's score include a minimum of 60% original music, and franchise films and sequels must have a minimum of 80% new music. For the first time, preliminary voting for Best International Feature Filmwas also opened to all voting members of the Academy. As part of the Academy's environmental initiatives, the distribution of physical and hardcopy items such as screener copies, screenplays, and music CDs would be discontinued after the 93rd Academy Awards. Screeners would be served solely through the members-only "Academy Screening Room" streaming service going forward. On December 8, 2020, Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and...
The annual In Memoriam segment was presented by Angela Bassett. Instead of a performance, a montage was played alongside a version of the Stevie Wonder song "As".The segment was subject to criticism, with some viewers complaining that the montage was edited at an inappropriately fast pace; Disney's executive vice president of unscripted and alternative entertainment Rob Mills acknowledged the complaints and said that the pace of the montage was designed to match the tempo of the song. The montage included:Oscars channel at YouTube (run by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences)
Other winners included Life of Pi with four awards, Les Misérables with three, Django Unchained, Lincoln, and Skyfall with two, and Amour, Anna Karenina, Brave, Curfew, Inocente, Paperman, Searching for Sugar Man, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty with one.
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The Academy Award for Best Animated Feature is given each year for animated films. An animated feature is defined by the Academy as a film with a running time of more than 40 minutes in which characters' performances are created using a frame-by-frame technique, a significant number of the major characters are animated, and animation figures in no less than 75 percent of the running time.