The 94th Academy Awards have returned to the Dolby theatre in Los Angeles and are being hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes. This year, Jane Campion's The Power of The Dog has received the most number of nominations. With 12 nods, it is the first film by a female director to have been nominated in multiple categories. Denis Villeneuve’s Dune has received 10 nominations. The Timothée Chalamet-Zendaya starrer has won six Oscars so far.
The Academy had announced that the ceremony will be shortened this year as the winners for eight categories will be announced before the televised program.
CODA Wins Best Picture
The Oscars for the Best Picture goes to CODA.
Jessica Chastain Wins Best Actress in a Leading Role
Jessica Chastain wins Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
Will Smith Bags The Best Actor Award
Will Smith receives the Best Actor Award in a Leading Role for his role in King Richard.
Jane Campion Wins an Oscar
Jane Campion wins an Oscar for Best Directing for The Power of the Dog.