Netflix snags 7 awards, almost doubling its all-time Oscars tally

Netflix snags 7 awards, nearly doubling its all-time Oscars tally

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Viola Davis stars in Netflix’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”


In one night, Netflix has actually almost doubled its variety of Oscar wins.

Heading into Sunday’s 93rd yearly Academy Awards event, the streaming service had 36 Oscar elections throughout 17 movies — one of the most of any supplier in this year’s slate.

By completion of the night, it gathered 7 prizes. The second-highest tally went to Disney, which took house 5 awards.

Since 2013, when Netflix made its very first election for finest documentary function for “The Square,” the platform has actually taken house 8 Academy Awards. Now, its collection is 15 strong.

Here are the awards Netflix won Sunday night:

  • Best hairstyling and makeup for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • Best outfit style for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • Best documentary function for “My Octopus Teacher”
  • Best live-action brief for “Two Distant Strangers”
  • Best animated brief for “If Anything Happens I Love You”
  • Best production style for “Mank”
  • Best cinematography for “Mank”

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” made Netflix 2 wins: finest hairstyling and makeup along with finest outfit style.

Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson, two-thirds of the hairstyling and makeup group who dealt with the movie, made history on Sunday. The set are the very first Black ladies to get an election for finest makeup and hairstyling and, now, the very first to win. Makeup artist Sergio Lopez-Rivera is likewise part of the Oscar-winning group.

Netflix was anticipated to likewise take house the win for finest star, as the late Chadwick Boseman had actually posthumously gotten the very best acting awards at the Critics Choice, Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild awards this year for his efficiency in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.” However, the award went to Anthony Hopkins for his heartbreaking efficiency in “The Father.”

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The streaming service’s movie “Mank,” which focuses around “Citizen Kane” co-writer Herman Mankiewicz, led the pack with 10 elections. It protected 2 wins. One for finest production style and one for finest cinematography.

Netflix was likewise granted finest live-action brief, finest animated brief and finest documentary function.

The tech business has actually gradually increased its elections at Hollywood’s leading awards reveal over the last 8 years, showing that it has actually made quality choices about the item it has actually gotten or produced in-house.

Netflix is understood for loading its platform with material in order to keep customers coming month after month, however it’s likewise drawing leading skill. This Oscar class alone consisted of names like Aaron Sorkin, Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, David Fincher, Sacha Baron Cohen, along with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

Nominations alone suffice to bring status to the streaming service, however wins can be much more luring to filmmakers searching for more imaginative liberty in the market.

The prizes likewise might coax brand-new customers to sign up with the service if they have not seen the winning movies. That would be a welcome advancement provided the frustrating customer development Netflix published in the very first quarter. The business associated the downturn to the continuous coronavirus pandemic, which has actually postponed a few of its prominent programs and movies.

Netflix shares are down more than 6% considering that the start of the year, bringing its market price to $224 billion.

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