In a single night, Netflix has nearly doubled its option of Oscar wins.
Heading into Sunday’s 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony, the streaming carrier had 36 Oscar nominations all over 17 motion photos — one of the necessary of any distributor in this 12 months’s slate.
Since 2013, when Netflix earned its first nomination for handiest documentary feature for “The Square,” the platform has taken home eight Academy Awards. Now, its sequence is 15 strong.
Listed below are the awards Netflix gained Sunday night:
- Easiest hairstyling and makeup for “Ma Rainey’s Dim Bottom”
- Easiest costume obtain for “Ma Rainey’s Dim Bottom”
- Easiest documentary feature for “My Octopus Trainer”
- Easiest are living-poke quick for “Two A long way-off Strangers”
- Easiest appealing quick for “If Something Happens I Enjoy You”
- Easiest production obtain for “Mank”
- Easiest cinematography for “Mank”
“Ma Rainey’s Dim Bottom” earned Netflix two wins: handiest hairstyling and makeup besides handiest costume obtain.
Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson, two-thirds of the hairstyling and makeup crew who worked on the movie, made ancient previous on Sunday. The pair are the principle Dim ladies folks to uncover a nomination for handiest makeup and hairstyling and, now, the principle to acquire. Makeup artist Sergio Lopez-Rivera is also fragment of the Oscar-winning crew.
Netflix turn out to be anticipated to also defend home the obtain for handiest actor, because the leisurely Chadwick Boseman had posthumously got the handiest performing awards on the Critics Selection, Golden Globes and Cowl Actors Guild awards this 12 months for his performance in “Ma Rainey’s Dim Bottom.” Nevertheless, the award went to Anthony Hopkins for his heartbreaking performance in “The Father.”
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The streaming carrier’s movie “Mank,” which facilities around “Citizen Kane” co-author Herman Mankiewicz, led the pack with 10 nominations. It secured two wins. One for handiest production obtain and one for handiest cinematography.
Netflix turn out to be also awarded handiest are living-poke quick, handiest appealing quick and handiest documentary feature.
The tech firm has progressively increased its nominations at Hollywood’s high awards existing over the closing eight years, proving that it has made quality selections regarding the product it has bought or produced in-home.
Netflix is identified for packing its platform with screech in teach to withhold subscribers coming month after month, nonetheless it no doubt’s also drawing high skill. This Oscar class on my own incorporated names like Aaron Sorkin, Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, David Fincher, Sacha Baron Cohen, besides Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.
Nominations on my own are ample to lift prestige to the streaming carrier, nonetheless wins is more likely to be noteworthy more engaging to filmmakers trying to procure more inventive freedom in the industry.
The trophies also could perhaps doubtless coax novel subscribers to affix the carrier in the event that they haven’t seen the winning motion photos. That is more likely to be a welcome model given the disappointing subscriber boost Netflix posted in the principle quarter. The firm attributed the slowdown to the continuing coronavirus pandemic, which has delayed some of its excessive-profile shows and motion photos.
Netflix shares are down more than 6% since the originate of the 12 months, bringing its market cost to $224 billion.