The 2021 Oscars, which was held in two separate Los Angeles places, was produced by director Steven Soderbergh, producer Stacey Sher and actor Jesse Collins. And for the third consecutive 12 months, the awards had been handed out with out a host, maybe due partly to the controversy surrounding the preliminary host choice of Kevin Hart for the 2019 ceremony.
Zoom malfunctions had been prevented after producers explicitly stated, “There will not be an option to Zoom in for the show.” Instead, viewers witnessed heated competitors between a few of the hottest movies of the 12 months like Mank, Minari, Promising Young Woman and Nomadland—the latter of which obtained the coveted title of Best Picture. Musical performances additionally included Leslie Odom Jr., H.E.R. and extra.
In addition to seeing some swoon-worthy trend aside from Jason Sudeikis‘ tie-dye hoodie, we had one other occasion to have fun: A file 76 nominations got to females. Promising younger girls certainly! For the first time, a couple of feminine director was nominated in the greatest director class—Chloé Zhao (Nomadland), who won the award, and Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman). Previously, solely 5 different girls had been nominated for the honor in the award present’s 93-year historical past. Zhao can also be the first lady to obtain 4 nominations in a single 12 months and the first feminine of Asian descent to be nominated in the greatest director class.