HIFF Celebrates the Oscars

Updated March 13, 2023

Directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, Breakthrough Artist Stephanie Hsu, and producer Jonathan Wang

Well, EVERYTHING EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE certainly cleaned up at the 95th Annual Academy Awards®, winning Best Picture, Best Directors and Best Original Screenplay (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert), Best Actress (Michelle Yeoh), Best Supporting Actor (Ke Huy Quan), Best Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis), and Best Editing! We are thrilled for the directors, who joined us at HIFF30, along with Best Supporting Actress nominee Stephanie Hsu, our HIFF30 Breakthrough Artist, and producer Jonathan Wang. Special shoutout to A24 for taking home all the evening’s biggest awards!

Other HIFF30 films that took home prizes include WOMEN TALKING (Best Adapted Screenplay for writer/director Sarah Polley), THE WHALE (Best Actor Brendan Fraser and Best Makeup and Hairstyling), and NAVALNY, our SummerDocs 2022 selection, which won the Best Documentary Feature prize.

Congratulations to all the winners! That’s a wrap on Awards season 2022… What will 2023 bring? We’re excited to show you in the year ahead, including at HIFF31, a 10-day event taking place October 6-15. See you soon!

Congratulations to the films, filmmakers and actors who joined us in our 30th anniversary year and received a nomination from The Academy! 🥂 🎉 We will be rooting for you on March 12. In the meantime, we hope our audiences will seek out any of the films you may have missed… click the boxes below to find out how you can watch. 

>> Read the complete list of nominations via Variety

Special shout-outs to director Martin McDonagh and our friend composer Carter Burwell, whose film THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN received 9 nominations. Watch our Conversation with Martin from HIFF30:

Our HIFF30 Breakthrough Artist Stephanie Hsu and directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert on the 11 (!) nominations received by EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE. Watch Stephanie’s acceptance speech from her Spirit Awards win for Best Breakthrough Performance:

And our SummerDocs series continues to be a terrific showcase for acclaimed documentaries, including Sara Dosa’s FIRE OF LOVE and Daniel Roher’s NAVALNY.

Who will win?
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