Mank is the 2021 Oscar Winner for Cinematography

Mank is the 2021 Oscar Winner for Cinematography

MANK is the Oscars 2021 winner for Cinematography! Congratulations to Erik Messerschmidt on his Oscar win. During his speech, Messerschmidt thanked director David Fincher for creating an environment where he could do his best work. MANK is the seventeenth black-and-white film to be nominated in this category since separate categories for color and black-and-white films were merged in 1967. Other Oscars 2021 nominees for Cinematography included JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH, NEWS OF THE WORLD, NOMADLAND and THE TRIAL OF THE CHICAGO 7. You can see complete coverage of Oscars 2021 winners on the Oscar Winners page and the full list of 93rd Academy Awards winners here on Oscar.com. Watch the complete acceptance speech below!


MANK accepts the Oscar for Cinematography at Oscars 2021.


Film Synopsis

1930s Hollywood is re-evaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of CITIZEN KANE for Orson Welles.


The 93rd Oscars, produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, were held on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at 8e|5p, and televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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