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2021 TFCA Awards Thank You Speeches, All in One Place
April 11, 2021
Get an Oscar night preview by revisiting highlights from the 2021 TFCA Awards virtual gala. We’ve rounded up the acceptance speeches from all our winners for readers to catch in case they missed the show. Many TFCA Award winners scored Oscar nominations and are expected to win again on April 25, just as Parasite, Laura Dern, Brad Pitt, and American Factory did last year. (Use the TFCA Award winners playlist to get a leg-up on your Oscar pool!)
Among the TFCA Award winners that received Oscar nominations were Nomadland (six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress), Minari (six nominations including Best Picture and Best Screenplay), Sound of Metal (six nominations including Best Picture and Best Actor), Judas and the Black Messiah (six nominations including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor), Borat Susequent Moviefilm (two nominations including Best Supporting Actress), Collective (two nominations including Best Documentary Feature), and Wolfwalkers (nominated for Best Animated Feature).
This year’s virtual gala featured appearances by Chloé Zhao (Nomadland), Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal), Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah), Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm), Radha Blank (The Forty-Year-Old Version), Lee Isaac Chung (Minari), Alexander Nanau (Collective), Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart (Wolfwalkers), Kleber Mendoça Filho (Bacurau), Kelly Fyffe-Marshall, and Jason Ryle. Thank you to the winners for participating and congratulations on your ongoing success!
Get the full list of TFCA Award winners and nominees here. The complete gala is also in the playlist below.