Marking the first best picture win for a streamer last night at the Oscars, the gong for Coda is also the first best picture win for a film that debuted at the Sundance Festival.
The Apple Originals Film tells the story of the hearing daughter of deaf adults who pursues a singing career. Apple bought it for a reported $25m dollars after a bidding war between streamers.
Last night’s awards saw Will Smith win best actor For King Richard, Jane Campion won best director for BBC Films-backed The Power of the Dog and Kenneth Branagh landed best writer of an original screenplay for Belfast.
Other British wins included Riz Ahmed for short live action film The Long Goodbye.
Joe Walker won the Oscar for best editing, for the sci-fi epic Dune. Composer and music producer Theo Green was among the winners for best sound, again for Dune. And Jenny Beavan won for best costume design for Cruella.
There was also a tribute to The Godfather trilogy in its 50th anniversary year. The film’s legendary director and co-writer Francis Ford Coppola took the stage with leading man Al Pacino and The Godfather II star Robert Di Niro.
Full list of winners:
ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
The Eyes of Tammy Faye
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
West Side Story
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
Jared Bush, Byron Howard, Yvett Merino and Clark Spencer
THE POWER OF THE DOG
SUMMER OF SOUL (…OR, WHEN THE REVOLUTION COULD NOT BE TELEVISED)
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Joseph Patel, Robert Fyvolent and David Dinerstein
DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
THE QUEEN OF BASKETBALL
INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
DRIVE MY CAR
MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE
Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram and Justin Raleigh
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
NO TIME TO DIE
from No Time to Die; Music and Lyric by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi and Patrick Wachsberger, Producers
Production Design: Patrice Vermette; Set Decoration: Zsuzsanna Sipos
SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
THE WINDSHIELD WIPER
Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez
SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
THE LONG GOODBYE
Aneil Karia and Riz Ahmed
Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill and Ron Bartlett
Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
Screenplay by Siân Heder
WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
Written by Kenneth Branagh
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