Tonight, the Critics Choice Association announced the winners of the 26th annual Critics Choice Awards on The CW during an in-person/virtual hybrid ceremony hosted for the third time by Taye Diggs. The CCA announced the 2021 Critics Choice Awards Best Production Design winner without an on-air speech.
Nomadland led the winners in the film categories, taking home four awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Chloé Zhao, and Best Cinematography for Joshua James Richards. Zhao is the first Chinese woman to win as either director or writer.
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom followed closely behind, winning three categories including Best Actor for the late Chadwick Boseman, Best Costume Design, and Best Hair and Makeup. Best Actress was awarded to Carey Mulligan for Promising Young Woman, which also earned a Best Original Screenplay win for Emerald Fennell. Best Supporting Actor went to Daniel Kaluuya for Judas and the Black Messiah, and Best Supporting Actress to Maria Bakalova for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm.
In the series categories, The Crown took four categories, the most of the night, winning Best Drama Series, Best Actor in a Drama Series for Josh O’Connor, Best Actress in a Drama Series for Emma Corrin, and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Gillian Anderson. In the comedy genre, Ted Lasso won all three categories for which it was nominated: Best Comedy Series, Best Actor in a Comedy Series for Jason Sudeikis, and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Hannah Waddingham. The Queen’s Gambit took the prize for Best Limited Series, and its leading lady Anya Taylor-Joy won Best Actress in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television.
John David Washington presented this year’s SeeHer Award to his Malcolm & Marie co-star, Zendaya. The SeeHer Award recognizes a woman who embodies the values set forth by the SeeHer movement, to push boundaries, defy stereotypes and acknowledge the importance of authentic portrayals of women across the entertainment landscape.
Critics Choice Awards are given annually to the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Historically, they are the most accurate predictor of Academy Award nominations.
The 2021 Critics Choice Awards for Best Production Design list of nominees and the winner can be found below. For the complete list of Critics Choice Awards winners, click here.The 2021 Critics Choice Awards Best Production Design Winner Announced Click To Tweet
The 2021 Critics Choice Awards Best Production Design Nominees and Winner
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Production Designer: Cristina Casali
Set Decorator: Charlotte Dirickx
News of the World
Production Designer: David Crank
Set Decorator: Elizabeth Keenan
Production Designer: Nathan Crowley
Set Decorator: Kathy Lucas
Production Designer: Donald Graham Burt
Set Decorator: Jan Pascale
Production Designer: Kave Quinn
Set Decorator: Stella Fox
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Production Designer: Mark Ricker
Set Decorators: Karen O’Hara & Diana Stoughton
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