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 yr, the awards have been handed out and not using a host, maybe due partially to the controversy surrounding the preliminary host choice of Kevin Hart for the 2019 ceremony.
Zoom malfunctions have been averted after producers explicitly stated, “There won’t be an choice to Zoom in for the present.” As an alternative, viewers witnessed heated competitors between a few of the hottest movies of the yr like Mank, Minari, Promising Younger Lady and Nomadland—the latter of which acquired the coveted title of Greatest Image. Musical performances additionally included Leslie Odom Jr., H.E.R. and extra.
Along with seeing some swoon-worthy trend apart from Jason Sudeikis‘ tie-dye hoodie, we had one other occasion to rejoice: A file 76 nominations got to females. Promising younger ladies certainly! For the first time, a couple of feminine director was nominated in one of the best director class—Chloé Zhao (Nomadland), who won the award, and Emerald Fennell (Promising Younger Lady). Beforehand, solely 5 different ladies had been nominated for the dignity within the award present’s 93-year historical past. Zhao can be the primary girl to obtain 4 nominations in a single yr and the primary feminine of Asian descent to be nominated in one of the best director class.