The winners of this year’s 94th Academy Awards were announced earlier this morning at LA’s Dolby Theatre. Jane Campion’s Netflix western The Power of the Dog was pipped to the Best Picture pots by CODA, but the Kiwi filmmaker did pick up the award for Best Director.
The winners of this year’s EE British Academy Film Awards were announced earlier this evening at the ceremony’s regular home, London’s Royal Albert Hall, after 2021’s Covid-restricted event. The Power of the Dog was the big story of the night, winning both Best Film and Best Director for Jane Campion.
It may be early February but – thanks to a compressed awards season – the 92nd Academy Awards are almost upon us. Once again, concerns over diversity and representation have dominated the discourse, with only one non-white nominee across the four acting categories in the form of British actress Cynthia Erivo.