Congratulations to Rachel Morrison. She is the first woman to be nominated for an Oscar in the Best Cinematography category. Morrison photographed "Mudbound" and is the cinematographer for Marvel Studios upcoming feature "Black Panther". Dee Rees, the director of "Mudbound", became the first African-American woman to be nominated in a writing category (Best Adapted Scrennplay). "Lady Bird" filmmaker Greta Gerwig became the fifth woman to be nominated for a Best Director award today. Overall, 40 women received nominations for work outside of the acting categories.

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