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Oscars are organised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and every year, people look up to their favourite celeb to make a grand entry on the red carpet.

This year, due to the global pandemic, things are a little different, but it has not dulled the spark of anyone. The ceremony is taking place from two locations in Los Angeles: Union Station and Dolby Theatre. For the uninitiated, Dolby Theatre has been a venue for Oscars since 2001.

Despite the outbreak of the global pandemic, the academy decided to not hold the awards virtually. The awards have been delayed by two months and the academy also extended the eligibility window to accommodate films released in 2020 through to February 2021. Like 2020, this year as well, the awards will be without a host.

Several blockbusters films, actors and actresses have been nominated for the awards and the winners are being announced. The ceremony started at 5:30 am (IST) and fans can either watch it live on the academy’s YouTube channel or can track their social media handles for the winners.

So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the winners’ list.

Oscars 2021 winners
Best Picture- Nomadland

Best Actor- Anthony Hopkins

Best Actress- Frances McDormand

Best Supporting Actor- Daniel Kaluuya for Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Supporting Actress​- Youn Yuh-Jung for Minari

Best Director – Chloe Zhao for Nomadland

Best Animated Feature Film- Soul

Best Original Score- Soul

Best Original Song​- Fight for You from Judas and the Black Messiah

Best International Feature Film- Another Round (Denmark) in Danish

Best Documentary Feature​- My Octopus Teacher

Best Visual Effects- Tenet

Best Cinematography​- Erik Messerschmidt for Mank

Best Film Editing​- Mikkel E.G. Nielsen for Sounds of Metal

Best Adapted Screenplay- Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller from The Father

Best Original Screenplay- Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman

Best Makeup and Hairstyling- Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Costume Design- Ann Roth for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)- The Father – Screenplay by Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller

Writing (Original Screenplay)- Promising Young Woman – Written by Emerald Fennell

Best Sound​- Jaime Baksht, Nicolas Becker, Philip Bladh, Carlos Cortés and Michelle Couttolenc for Sound of Metal

Best Live Action Short Film- Two Distant Strangers – Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe

Best Animated Short Film- Will McCORMACK and Michael Govier for If Anything Happens I Love You

Best Documentary Short Subject- Colette

Oscars humanitarian award- Motion Picture and Television Fund