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Nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced in a total of 23 categories

Mumbai:16/3/21:The Oscar nominations are finally out in a year hit by the pandemic, with most awards taking the virtual route. The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced on Monday by actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer-songwriter-actor Nick Jonas. The nominations were announced in a total of 23 categories.

“The Father,” “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Mank,” “Minari,” “Nomadland,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Sound of Metal” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7″ are competing in the Best Picture category. In the Best Director nominations, Chloé Zhao (“Nomadland”) and Emerald Fennell (“Promising Young Woman”) will compete against Thomas Vinterberg (“Another Round”), David Fincher (“Mank”) and Lee Isaac Chung (“Minari”). Interestingly, this is also one of those rare times when two female directors have been nominated for the Best Director category — Chloe Zhao for Nomadland and Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman.

Meanwhile, David Fincher movie Mank scored maximum nods, of ten. Sound of Metal, Minari, Judas and the Black Messiah, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Nomadland and The Father tied on six nominations.

A complete list of this year’s nominees follows.

Best Picture

The Father

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank

Minari

Nomadland

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Actor in a Leading Role

Riz Ahmed

Chadwick Boseman

Anthony Hopkins

Gary Oldman

Steven Yeun

Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis

Andra Day

Vanessa Kirby

Frances McDormand

Carey Mulligan

Actor in a Supporting Role

Sacha Baron Cohen

Daniel Kaluuya

Leslie Odom Jr

Paul Raci

Lakeith Stanfield

Actress in a Supporting Role

Maria Bakalova

Glenn Close

Olivia Colman

Amanda Seyfried

Yuh-Jung-Youn

Directing

Another Round — Thomas Vinterberg

Mank — David Fincher

Minari — Lee Issac Chung

Nomadland — Chloe Zhao

Promising Young Woman — Emerald Fennell

Adapted Screenplay

The White Tiger

One Night in Miami

Nomadland

The Father

Borat Subsequent MovieFilm

Original Screenplay

Judas and the Black Messiah

Minari

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

International Feature Film

Another Round

Better Days

Collective

The Man Who Sold His Skin

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Animated Feature Film

Onward

Over the Moon

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

Soul

Wolfwalkers

Film Editing

The Father

Nomadland

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Cinematography

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank

News of the World

Nomadland

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Production Design

The Father

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank

News of the World

Tenet

Original Song

Fight For You — Judas and the Black Messiah

Hear My Voice — The Trial of the Chicago 7

Husavik — Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Seen — The Life Ahead

Speak Now — One Night in Miami

Original Score

Da 5 Bloods — Terence Blanchard

Mank — Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Minari — Emile Mosseri

News of the World — James Newton Howard

Soul — Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste

Sound 

Greyhound

Mank

News of the World

Soul

Sound of Metal

Costume Design

Emma

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank

Mulan

Pinocchio

Makeup and Hairstyling

Emma

Hillbilly Elegy

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank

Pinocchio

Visual Effects

Love and Monsters

The Midnight Sky

Mulan

The One and Only Ivan

Tenet

Animated Short Film

Burrow

Genius Loci

If Anything Happens I Love You

Opera

Yes-People

Live Action Short Film

Feeling Through

The Letter Room

The Present

Two Distant Strangers

White Eye

Documentary Feature

Collective

Crip Camp

The Mole Agent

My Octopus Teacher

Time

Documentary Short Subject

Colette

A Concerto is a Conversation

Do Not Split

Hunger Ward

A Love Song For Latasha

The Oscars, which were supposed to be held in February this year, got delayed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The main event, which is going to be held on April 25 GMT will be an in-person event. The awards ceremony will reportedly be streamed live from the famous Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles along with multiple other locations.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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