Oscars 2021: Full list of winners as Nomadland director Chloe Zhao makes history

ITV News Arts Editor Nina Nannar runs through the ceremony's standout moments

Director Chloé Zhao made history at the Oscars as her road movie Nomadland snapped up three big prizes.

The movie - which centres on an American woman who loses everything in the Great Recession and begins living in a van as a nomad - won best film, best director and best actress.

The 93rd Academy Awards also saw Sir Anthony Hopkins win the best actor Oscar, defeating the late Chadwick Boseman, while Daniel Kaluuya won the best supporting actor prize.

The room where the Oscars 2021 ceremony was held Credit: A.M.P.A.S.© 2021

Attendance at the Oscars was limited to 170 people this year due to the pandemic. Audience members rotated in and out during the ceremony.

International nominees accepted their prizes from remote hubs. Many British nominees gathered at the BFI in London's Southbank.

The prizes were mainly handed out at Union Station in Los Angeles as producers said they wanted the ceremony to resemble a film.

Chloe Zhao's big win

Zhao, who was born in China, is the second woman in history to win the award for directing, and the first from an ethnically diverse background.

“I have always found goodness in the people I’ve met everywhere I went in the world,” said Zhao when accepting her award.

The only other woman to win the directing prize is Kathryn Bigelow, who was honoured for The Hurt Locker in 2010.

The movie's star Frances McDormand also scooped up the best actress prize.

McDormand, who has now won three best actress Oscars, howled on stage as the film won the best picture gong.

It was a tribute to Nomadland production sound mixer Michael Wolf Snyder, who died at the age of 35 earlier this year.

Sir Anthony wins best actor

Sir Anthony Hopkins Credit: Andrew Matthews/PA

Sir Anthony, 83, who did not attend the ceremony, is the oldest winner of the best actor category. He won for his performance in The Father, about a man slipping into dementia, defeating presumptive favourite Boseman.

Boseman, who died last year aged 43 after being diagnosed with colon cancer, was nominated for his performance as an ambitious trumpeter in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

Some social media users reacted with fury, saying they believed Boseman would win the prize after the best actor category was moved to the end of the ceremony.

Sir Anthony posted a video on Instagram on Monday morning paying tribute to Boseman.

In it, he said: "Good morning, here I am in my homeland in Wales. And at 83 years of age, I did not expect to get this award, I really didn't, and I'm very grateful to the academy and thank you.

"And I want to pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman, who was taken from us far too early, and again, thank you all very much."

He chuckles and then adds: "I really did not expect this, so I feel very privileged and honoured."

Daniel Kaluuya wins best supporting actor

Kaluuya, who was born in London to Ugandan parents, is the first black British winner of the best supporting actor prize. He was awarded for his portrayal of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas And The Black Messiah.

In his acceptance speech, Kaluuya told of his admiration for Hampton, who was shot and killed by police in Chicago in 1969 when he was 21.

“When they played divide and conquer, we say unite and ascend,” Kaluuya said.

He said: “There’s so much work to do guys and that’s on everyone in this room. This ain’t no single man job. We’ve got work to do."

He thanked Hampton for showing him “how to love myself” and added: “You’ve got to celebrate life, man. We’re breathing. We’re walking. It’s incredible. My mum met my dad, they had sex, it’s amazing. I’m here. I’m so happy to be alive so I’m going to celebrate that tonight.”

Promising Young Woman director Emerald Fennell wins best original screenplay

British filmmaker Emerald Fennell won best original screenplay for her directorial debut Promising Young Woman and fought back tears as she delivered her acceptance speech.

The filmmaker, who was also pregnant during the shoot, joked she was crossing her legs during production.

She paid tribute to the cast and crew, who made the film over a 23-day shoot.

Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller won the prize for best adapted screenplay for their work on the drama film The Father.

Youn Yuh-Jung is first Korean actor to win Oscar

Youn Yuh-Jung won the best supporting actress prize for Minari. She is the first Korean actress to win an Oscar award.

She joked about meeting actor Brad Pitt in person, as he announced her win. She said: “Where were you while we were filming in person?”

She questioned how she could win over fellow nominee Glenn Close, and paid tribute to other nominees, saying she “doesn’t believe in competition”.

Mentioning her children she said: “My two boys who made me go out and work… this is the result because mummy worked so hard…”.

The ceremony took place after a two-month delay as cinemas around the world closed for months on end and productions were disrupted in 2020.

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Below is a full list of Oscar 2021 award nominees and winners:

Best picture

  • Nomadland (winner)

  • The Father

  • Judas and the Black Messiah

  • Mank

  • Minari

  • Promising Young Woman

  • Sound of Metal

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best director

  • Chloe Zhao - Nomadland (winner)

  • Thomas Vinterberg - Another Round

  • David Fincher - Mank

  • Lee Isaac Chung - Minari

  • Emerald Fennell - Promising Young Woman

  • Minari - Lee Isaac Chung

Actor in a leading role

  • Anthony Hopkins - The Father (winner)

  • Riz Ahmed - Sound of Metal

  • Chadwick Boseman - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

  • Steven Yeun - Minari

  • Gary Oldman - Mank

Youn Yuh-Jung, Daniel Kaluuya and Frances McDormand

Actress in a leading role

  • Frances McDormand - Nomadland (winner)

  • Viola Davis - Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

  • Andra Day - The United States vs. Billie Holiday

  • Vanessa Kirby - Pieces of a Woman

  • Carey Mulligan - Promising Young Woman

Best supporting actress

  • Yuh-Jung Youn - Minari (winner)

    Maria Bakalova - Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

  • Glenn Close - Hillbilly Elegy

  • Olivia Colman - The Father

  • Amanda Seyfried - Mank

Best supporting actor

  • Daniel Kaluuya - Judas and the Black Messiah (winner)

  • Paul Raci - Sound of Metal

  • Lakeith Stanfield - Judas and the Black Messiah

  • Leslie Odom Jr. - One Night in Miami

  • Sacha Baron Cohen - The Trial of the Chicago 7

Original screenplay

  • Promising Young Woman - Emerald Fennell (winner)

  • Judas and the Black Messiah - Will Berson, Shaka King, Will Berson, Kenny Lucas and Keith Lucas

  • Minari - Lee Isaac Chung

  • Sound of Metal - Darius Marder, Abraham Marder, Derek Cianfrance

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 - Aaron Sorkin

Adapted screenplay

  • The Father - Christopher Hampton, Florian Zeller (winner)

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm - Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Mazer, Jena Friedman and Lee Kern

  • Nomadland - Chloé Zhao

  • One Night in Miami - Kemp Powers

  • The White Tiger - Ramin Bahrani

Best animated feature

  • Soul (winner)

  • Onward

  • Over the Moon

  • A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

  • Wolfwalkers

Best documentary feature

  • My Octopus Teacher - Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed and Craig Foster (winner)

  • Collective - Alexander Nanau and Bianca Oana

  • Crip Camp - Nicole Newnham, Jim LeBrecht and Sara Bolder

  • The Mole Agent - Maite Alberdi and Marcela Santibáñez

  • Time - Garrett Bradley, Lauren Domino and Kellen Quinn

Best international feature

  • Another Round (Denmark) (winner)

  • Better Days (Hong Kong)

  • Collective (Romania)

  • The Man Who Sold His Skin (Tunisia)

  • Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Best original song

  • Fight For You - Judas and the Black Messiah (H.E.R., Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas) (winner)

  • Hear my Voice - The Trial of the Chicago 7 (Daniel Pemberton and Celeste Waite)

  • Husavik - Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (Savan Kotecha, Fat Max Gsus and Rickard Göransson)

  • Io Si (Seen) - The Life Ahead [La Vita Davanti a Se] (Diane Warren and Laura Pausini)

  • Speak Now - One Night in Miami... (Leslie Odom, Jr and Sam Ashworth)

Best original score

  • Soul - Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste (winner)

  • Da 5 Bloods - Terence Blanchard

  • Mank - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

  • Minari - Emile Mosseri

  • News of the World - James Newton Howard

Best cinematography

  • Mank - Erik Messerschmidt (winner)

  • Judas and the Black Messiah - Sean Bobbitt

  • News of the World - Dariusz Wolski

  • Nomadland - Joshua James Richards

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 - Phedon Papamichael

Best visual effects

  • Tenet - Andrew Jackson, David Lee, Andrew Lockley and Scott Fisher (winner)

  • Love and Monsters - Matt Sloan, Genevieve Camilleri, Matt Everitt and Brian Cox

  • The Midnight Sky - Matthew Kasmir, Christopher Lawrence, Max Solomon and David Watkins

  • Mulan - Sean Faden, Anders Langlands, Seth Maury and Steve Ingram

  • The One and Only Ivan - Santiago Colomo Martinez, Nick Davis, Greg Fisher

Best film editing

  • Sound of Metal - Mikkel EG Nielsen (winner)

  • The Father - Yorgos Lamprinos

  • Nomadland - Chloé Zhao

  • Promising Young Woman - Frédéric Thoraval

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 - Alan Baumgarten

Best costume design

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - Ann Roth (winner)

  • Emma - Alexandra Byrne

  • Mank - Trish Summerville

  • Mulan - Bina Daigeler

  • Pinocchio - Massimo Cantini Parrini

Best sound

  • Sound of Metal - Nicolas Becker, Jaime Baksht, Michelle Couttolenc, Carlos Cortés and Phillip Bladh (winner)

  • Greyhound - Warren Shaw, Michael Minkler, Beau Borders and David Wyman

  • Mank - Ren Klyce, Jeremy Molod, David Parker, Nathan Nance and Drew Kunin

  • News of the World - Oliver Tarney, Mike Prestwood Smith, William Miller and John Pritchett

  • Soul - Ren Klyce, Coya Elliott and David Parker

Best production design

  • Donald Graham Burt and Jan Pascale (winner)

  • The Father - Peter Francis and Cathy Featherstone

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - Mark Ricker, Karen O'Hara and Diana Stoughton

  • News of the World - David Crank and Elizabeth Keenan

  • Tenet - Nathan Crowley and Kathy Lucas

Best make-up and hairstyling

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson (winner)

  • Emma - Marese Langan, Laura Allen and Claudia Stolze

  • Hillbilly Elegy - Eryn Krueger Mekash, Matthew Mungle and Patricia Dehaney

  • Mank - Gigi Williams, Kimberley Spiteri and Colleen LaBaff

  • Pinocchio - Mark Coulier, Dalia Colli and Francesco Pegoretti

Best live action short

  • Two Distant Strangers - Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe (winner)

  • Feeling Through - Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski

  • The Letter Room - Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan

  • The Present - Farah Nabulsi

  • White Eye - Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman

Best animated short

  • If Anything Happens I Love You - Will McCormack and Michael Govier (winner)

  • Burrow - Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat

  • Genius Loci - Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise

  • Opera - Erick Oh

  • Yes-People - Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson

Best documentary short

  • Colette - Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (winner)

  • A Concerto is a Conversation - Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers

  • Do Not Split - Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook

  • Hunger Ward - Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman

  • A Love Song for Latasha - Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan