Meet all the women who have won an Oscar in the 21st century

On March 12 will be held the 95th edition of the Oscarsthe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards (Academy Awards), which will return to the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, its most emblematic venue.

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This year, no womanr is nominated in the category for best direction, although They speak (Women Talking, 2022) by Sarah Polley is among the nominees for best film. For their part, Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Diane Wrren compete in the category of best original song and Domee Ghi for best animated film.

There are also women nominated for Best Costume Design, Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Documentary Film, Best Animated Short Film, and Best Live Action Short Film. In addition to, how can it be otherwise, being nominated in the categories of best actress and best supporting actress.

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Now, looking back, since the turn of the millennium, there have been women who have won awards in virtually every category. Probably, the name of actresses, screenwriters and directors sounds more familiar to you; but also production designers or makeup artists have won the most prestigious award in the film industry.

So that you know them, we tell you what women have won an Oscar in the 21st century:

Production design: Brigitte Broch (mouling rouge! 2001); Francesca Lo Chivato (The Aviator2004; Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2007); Pilar Revolt (The Pan’s Labyrinth, 2006); Karen O’Hara (alice in wonderland 2010); Catherine Martin (The Great Gatsby, 2013); Anne Pinnock (The GrandBudapest, 2014); Lisa Thompson (Mad Max, 2015); Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (la la land, 2016); Shane Viau (The Shape of Water, 2017); Hannah Beachler (Black Panther, 2018); Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 2019); Patrice Vermette and Zsuzsanna Spidos (Dune2021).

adapted script: Diana Osana (Brokaback Mountain2005), along with Larry McMurtry.

Sound: Lora Hirschberg (Inception2010).

Animated short (direction): Karen Ruper Toliver (HairLove2019), along with Matthew A. Cherry.

Fiction short (direction): Anna Udvardy (Mindenki, 2016) with Kristof Dreák; Serena Armitage (Stutterer, 2015); Andrea Arnold (Wasps2004).

Animated feature film (direction): Jennifer Lee (Frozen, 2013) with Chris Buck; Brenda Chapman (brave, 2012) with Mark Andrews; and Vicky Jenson (Shrek2001) with Andrew Adamson.

Original song (author): Billie Elish (no time to die, 2021); HER and Tiara Thomas (Fight for you 2020), Lady Gaga (Shallow, 2018) with Marke ROnson, Andrew Wyatt and Anthony Rossomando; Kristen Anderson-Lopez (let it go, 2013); Adele (Skyfall, 2012); and Markéta Irglová (Falling Slowly, 2007) with Glen Hansard.

Mounting: Margaret Sixel (Mad Max: Fury Road2015) and Thelma Schoonmaker (The Departed, 2006, and The Aviator, 2004).

Documentary short (direction): Carol Dysinger (Learning the Skateboard in a Warzone (If you’re a Girl), 2019); Rayka Zehtabchi (Period. End of Sentence, 2018); Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy (A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, 2015); Ellen Goosenberg Kent (Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, 2014); Alice Wu (saving face, 2011); Megan Mylan (Smile Pinky, 2008); Ruby Yank (The Blood of Yingzhou District, 2006); Tavy Seretean (big mom2000).

Documentary feature film (direction): Pippa Ehrlich (My Octopus Teacher, 2020) with James Reed; Julia Reicher (American Factory, 2019) with Steven Bognar and Jef Reichert; Elisabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Shannon Dill (Free Solo, 2018) with Jimmy Chin Evan Hayes; Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow (OJ Made in America, 2016); Laura Poitras (citizenfour, 2014); Audrey Mars (Inside Job, 2010) with Charles H. Ferguson; Zana Briski (Born into Brothers: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids, 2004) with Ross Kauffman; and Deborah Oppenheimer (Into de Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport2000) with Mark Jonathan Harris.

Costume Design: Jenny Beavencruella, 2021; Mad Max, 2015); Ann Roth (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, 2020); Jacqueline Durran (Little Women, 2019; Anna Karenina, 2012); Ruth E. Carter (Black Panther, 2018); Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beatas and Where to Find Them, 2016; Alice in Wonderland2010; Memories of a Geisha2005; Chicago, 2002); Milena Canonero (The Grand Budapest Hotel, 2014; Marie-Antoinette, 2006); Catherine Martin (The Great Gatsby, 2013); Sandy Powell (The Young Victoria, 2009; The Aviator, 2004); Alexandra Bryne (Elizabeth: The Golden Age, 2007); Ngila Dickson (The Lord of the Rings, 2003); Catherine Martin (Moulin Rouge, 2001); Janty Yates (gladiator2000).

International feature film (direction):Susan Bier (Hævnen, 2010) and Caroline Kink (Nirgendwo in Afrika, 2002).

sound editing: Karen Baker (The Bourne Ultimatum2007).

Makeup and hairdressing: Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, 2020); Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker (Bobshell, 2019); Patricia Dehaney and Kate Biscoe (Vice, 2018); Lucy Sibbick (Darkest Hour, 2017); Lesley Vyeerwalt and Elka Wardega (Mad Max, 2015); Frances Hannon (Grand Hotel Bodapest, 2014); Adruitha Lee (Dallas Buyer Club, 2013); Lisa Westcott and Julie Darnell (Les Miserables, 2012); Montse Ribé (The Pan’s Labyrinth, 2006).

We continue to present at actresses, main and secondary, directors, producers and screenwriters who have won an Oscar. Also to those professionals who have acquired a Honorary or humanitarian Oscar:

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