Women winning BIG at the 2019 Oscars

Regina King, Hannah Beachler, and Ruth Carter, with Oscars.

A Banner Year For Diversity As Actors Of Color & Women Set Records. It was an amazing night for women at the 2019 acdemy awards. A total of 15 talented took home the coveted golden statutes at Sunday’s ceremony, the most in Oscar history.

The previous record held for most female wins in a ceremony was 12, which came both in 2007 and 2015. This tremendous feat comes just one year after only six women earned Oscars. With women continuously fighting for equality and representation in the film industry, there’s no doubt that this is a tremendous way to close this awards season. It can only get better as the years go by! 

List of all 15 talented women who took home an Oscar. 

1. Olivia Colman

Best Actress for “The Favourite”

2. Regina King

Best Supporting Actress for “If Beale Street Could Talk”

3. Ruth E. Carter

Best Costume Design for “Black Panther”

4. Lady Gaga

Best Original Song for “Shallow” from the film “A Star is Born”

5. Hannah Beachler

Best Production Design for “Black Panther”

6 & 7. Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton

Best Short Subject Documentary for “Period. End of Sentence”

8 & 9. Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb

Best Animated Short Film for “Bao”

10 & 11. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Shannon Dill

Best Documentary Feature for “Free Solo”

12. Nina Hartstone

Best Sound Editing for “Bohemian Rhapsody”

13. Jaime Ray Newman

Best Live Action Short Film for “Skin”

14 &15. Kate Biscoe and Patricia Dehaney

Best Makeup and Hairstyling for “Vice

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