Fox Searchlight wins industry-leading 6 Academy Awards: ‘The Shape of Water’ leads all films with 4, ‘Three Billboards’ wins 2

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Fox Searchlight led the industry with six wins at last evening’s 90th Academy Awards. “The Shape of Water” led all films with four awards, including Best Picture and Best Director; and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” took home two awards, including Best Actress in a Leading Role. 21st Century Fox entered the evening with an industry-leading 27 nominations.

Here are Fox Searchlight’s Oscar wins last night:

The Shape of Water

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director: Guillermo del Toro
  • Best Music (Original Score): Alexandre Desplat
  • Best Production Design

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

  • Best Actress in a Leading Role: Frances McDormand
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Sam Rockwell

“Your bold storytelling this year introduced audiences worldwide to a range of diverse, powerful films that touched both minds and hearts. Thank you for your continued commitment to creative excellence,” 21CF Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch and 21CF CEO James Murdoch told colleagues in an internal memo.

Congratulations to everyone at Fox Searchlight!