ARRI was also behind-the-scenes in many other Oscar® winning productions. "Three Billhoards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" Best Actress in a Leading Role, Frances McDormand, and Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Sam Rockwell, were filmed with the ARRI ALEXA XT Plus. "Darkest Hour" captured and illuminated Gary Oldman's Best Actor in a Leading Role performance with the ALEXA SXT and ALEXA Mini cameras and LED SkyPanels. Best Actress in a Supporting Role winner Allison Janney was filmed with the ARRICAM in "I, Tonya." "Get Out," winner of Best Original Screenplay and "Call Me By Your Name," winner of Best Adapted Screenplay were also filmed with ARRI cameras.
A lesser-known category, but of no less importance, the Academy bestowed the film "The Silent Child" with the Live Action Short Film award. Directed by Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton, this film follows Libby, a deaf four-year-old in a family who are all hearing. Cinematographer Ali Farahani captured the short on ALEXA.
Every picture nominated in the category for best foreign language film was shot on an ARRI ALEXA XT. We thank our friends around the world for their trust in our equipment. Winner of the best foreign film of 2017 was the Chilean submission "A Fantastic Woman." Nominated at various awards shows and film festivals this year, the film premiered at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival in February 2017 where it won the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay and the Teddy Award, an award given to films with a LGTB theme.