12 April.London, UK
USA: In this video grab issued Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, by NBC, Chloe Zhao accepts the award for best picture drama for "Nomadland" at the Golden Globe Awards. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • BAFTA award ceremony was held virtually this year
  • Shannon Murphy, Sarah Gavron and Jasmila Zbanic were nominated in the category
  • The nominations for Best Director were expanded this year

29 March.Hong Kong
The Oscars will take place on April 26. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • In Hong Kong, the Oscars ceremony has been broadcast every year since 1969 by free-to-air TVB
  • No channel will carry next month's Oscars awards in Hong Kong
  • China's Communist Party propaganda department has ordered its state-controlled media to play down the awards

25 March.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Nomadland director Chloe Zhao is in the running for the Best Director award. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The 93rd Academy Awards will take place virtually on April 26
  • David Fincher's Mank tops the list with 10 nods
  • Priyanka Chopra’s recent film ‘The White Tiger’ scored an Academy Award nomination

8 March.Hollywood, FL, USA
Chloe Zhao picked up the best director award for movie 'Nomadland'. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Nomadland also won big at last weekend's Golden Globes
  • It has drawn a nationalist backlash in China
  • The Critics Choice Awards took place remotely from a Los Angeles stage