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Netflix wins seven Oscars this year surpassing all other streaming platforms

Netflix had a great night at the Oscars, winning a total of seven awards, surpassing all other streaming platforms.

With 37 nominations, Netflix received far more than any other studio.

The following are the Oscar awards that Netflix received:

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

Other video platforms were also nominated for Oscars.

 Disney took home 5 Oscars:

  • 3 for “Nomadland” best picture, director for Chloé Zhao, and actress for McDormand)
  • 2 for Disney-Pixar for “Soul” (best animated feature film and score), marking the first-ever Academy Awards for Disney Plus.

3 Oscars were won by Warner Bros:

  • 2 for “Judas and the Black Messiah” (supporting actor Daniel Kaluuya and song for H.E.R.’s “Fight For You”)
  • 1 for “Tenet” (visual effects).

After receiving 12 nominations, Amazon Studios’ “Sound of Metal” 2 Oscars for film editing and sound.

Sony Pictures Classics also took home 2 Oscars for the film “The Father” (Hopkins for actor and adapted screenplay).

Facebook earned its first Academy Award, with Colette, a 24-minute film, which won the documentary short category.

After 24 nominations, Netflix only received two Academy Awards in 2020: Laura Dern for supporting actress in “Marriage Tale” and “American Factory” for documentary film.

In 2019, the Netflix received four Academy Awards: three for Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” (foreign language film, cinematography, and director) and one for “Time. End of Sentence,” a documentary short.

Over the last eight years, Netflix has gradually grown its nominations at Hollywood’s most prestigious awards show, demonstrating that it has made quality choices regarding the content it has purchased or created in-house.

Source: Tech Gist

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