On February 10, 2018, in a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, the Academy Scientific and Technical Awards were presented by host Patrick Stewart. The Shape of Water won four awards, including Best Picture, making it the first science-fiction movie to win it.
Academy Awards. 92nd →. The 91st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2018 and took place on February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.
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The best known award is the Academy Award of Merit, more popularly known as the Oscar statuette. Made of gold-plated bronze on a black metal base, it is 13.5 in (34.3 cm) tall, weighs 8.5 lb (3.856 kg), and depicts a knight rendered in Art Deco style holding a crusader's sword standing on a reel of film with five spokes.
List of films. If a film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, its entry is listed in a shaded background with a boldface title.. Competitive Oscars are separated from non-competitive Oscars (i.e. Honorary Award, Special Achievement Award, Juvenile Award); as such, any films that were awarded a non-competitive award will be shown in brackets next to the number of competitive wins.
The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It is given in honor of an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role while working within the film industry.
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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)
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.
The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on March 23, 2003. Chicago became the first musical film to win Best Picture since 1968's Oliver! At age 29, Adrien Brody was the youngest person to win Best Actor. With her 13th nomination, Meryl Streep became the most nominated actor in Oscar history.