Two Greeks nominated for the 2021 Oscars

Two Greeks nominated for the 2021 Oscars

Two Greeks nominated for the 2021 Oscars

The 2021 Oscar nominations marked a number of historic firsts.

Not only did women account for a record-breaking 76 nominations, but two women were nominated in the best director category for the first time.

Two Greeks, Phedon Papamichael and Yorgos Lamprinos, are also among the nominees.

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra announced the nominees for the 93rd Academy Awards during a global live stream.

Papamichael was nominated 'Best Cinematography' for his work in “The Trial of The Chicago 7” and Lamprinos for 'Best Film Editing' for “The Father”.

Best Cinematography
  • Judas and the Black Messiah, Sean Bobbitt
  • Mank, Erik Messerschmidt
  • News of the World, Dariusz Wolski
  • Nomadland, Joshua James Richards
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7, Phedon Papamichael

Best Film Editing
  • The Father, Yorgos Lamprinos
  • Nomadland, Chloé Zhao
  • Promising Young Woman, Frédéric Thoraval
  • Sound of Metal, Mikkel E. G. Nielsen
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7, Alan Baumgarten

A full list of the nominations can be found here.

The Academy Awards ceremony will take place at both the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, where it’s traditionally held, and at Los Angeles’ Union Station, on April 25.

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GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.