Oscars

Heritage

20th Century Fox has two nominees this year for writing in the Best Original Screenplay category: Guillermo del Toro and Vanessa Taylor for “The Shape of Water,” and Martin McDonagh for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Both Guillermo and Martin also directed their nominated written screenplays. 

Heritage

At the 52nd Academy Awards ceremony held on April 14, 1980, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, Sally Field won for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her captivating performance in “Norma Rae” playing the title character.

Heritage

In the weeks leading up to the 90th Oscars on Sunday, March 4, we’ll take a look at our rich Academy Award history by sharing from the 20th Century Fox Archives.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes the company’s industry-leading 27 Oscar nominations, FOX Sports’ strong showing in the fall, “The Greatest Showman” as a sleeper hit and more.

Film

21st Century Fox received an industry-leading total of 27 Oscar nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this morning.

Heritage

This year “Hidden Figures” is nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. On March 20, 1948, “Gentleman’s Agreement” won for this category. Below are a few pieces from our Photograph and Publicity collections highlighting this film.

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This year, Madeline Fontaine is nominated for Costume Design for the film “Jackie.” The beauty of “Moulin Rouge!” earned two Oscars for Best Costume Design (Catherine Martin and Angus Strathie) and Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Brigitte Broch) 16 years ago at the 74th Academy Awards.

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Natalie Portman is nominated this year for Actress in a Leading Role for starring in “Jackie.” At the very first Academy Awards, held in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, May 16, 1929, Janet Gaynor won Best Actress for her role in three 20th Century Fox films.

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Octavia Spencer is nominated this year for Actress in a Supporting Role for her role in “Hidden Figures.” At the 19th Academy Awards ceremony held on March 13, 1947, Anne Baxter won Best Supporting Actress for her role as Sophie MacDonald in “The Razor’s Edge” (1946).

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This year, Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi are nominated for Writing (Adapted Screenplay) for the film “Hidden Figures.” Joseph L. Mankiewicz won for this award for the film “A Letter to Three Wives” (1949) at the 22nd Academy Awards held at the RKO Pantages Theater on Thursday, March 23, 1950.