Academy Awards Wiki

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2020 was a year that was plagued with deadly disease called the coronavirus or COVID-19. Theatres and studios were forced to shut down and everyone in the industry had to keep things going by working from home. In addition, the Oscars for Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing were discontinued and merged into the singular Academy Award for Best Sound. For Nomadland, Chloe Zhao became the first person of a different color and the second woman to win the Oscar for Best Director while Frances McDormand became the first person to win Best Picture and an acting Oscar in the same night. Pixar animator Pete Docter became the first person to win Best Animated Feature 3 times for his hit movie Soul. Yuh-Jung Youn became the first Korean to win Best Supporting Actress with her win for her performance in Minari. Honorary Oscars have been cancelled for the year but two Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards have been given out. One to Tyler Perry for his active engagement with philanthropy and charitable endeavors in recent years, including efforts to address homelessness and economic difficulties faced by members of the African-American community and one to the Motion Picture Television and Relief Fund for for the emotional and financial relief services it offers to members of the entertainment industry.

============ Winners Synopsis ===================[]

If Anything Happens I Love You won Best Animated Short

Colette won Best Documentary Short

My Octopus Teacher won Best Documentary Feature

Two Distant Strangers won Best Live Action Short

Denmark won Best International Feature Film for their entry Another Round

Tenet won Best Visual Effects

Promising Young Woman won Best Original Screenplay

Minari won Best Supporting Actress

Sound Of Metal won 2 Academy Awards for Best Sound and Best Film Editing

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Costume Design and Best Makeup And Hairstyling

Mank won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Production Design and Best Cinematography

Soul won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score

Judas And The Black Messiah won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Best Original Song (Fight For You)

The Father won its 2 Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay

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Nomadland won 3 Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress