Best Picture contenders
- Nomadland (PGA/DGA)
- Promising Young Woman (PGA/DGA)
- The Trial of the Chicago 7 (PGA/DGA/SAG ensemble)
- Minari (PGA/DGA/SAG ensemble)
- Judas and the Black Messiah (PGA)
- Mank (PGA/DGA)
- Sound of Metal (PGA)
- The Father
Key points — Chloe Zhao will be the first female of color to wi Picture, Director, Screenplay. Additionally, Nomadland might win Cinematography and Editing.
Nomadland would be the third film to win without a SAG ensemble nomination, after The Shape of Water and Green Book.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 would be the third film in the era of the recent expanded ballot to win Picture without a Best Director nomination.