At the 2022 Producers Guild Awards, Apple TV+ Original movie “CODA” won the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures and became the first streaming movie to earn the award.
Since its premiere, the movie has been a success for Apple TV+ and has earned multiple awards and nominations, including Oscar nominations. At this year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards, CODA won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, and its star, Troy Kotsur won the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role and become the first Deaf actor to win an award for remarkable performance.
Recently, “CODA” star ‘Troy Kotsur’ has become the first deaf actor to be recognized for his work and won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2022 Critics Choice Awards and the Best Supporting Male award at the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the first deaf actor to win a Spirit Award.
With a win at PGA, Apple TV+ “CODA” is likely to win the Best Picture award at Oscar on Sunday, March 27
At the upcoming Oscars, Apple TV+ original films “CODA” and “Tragedy of Macbeth” have received six nominations collectively. CODA is nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Troy Kotsur, and Best Adapted Screenplay: Sian Heder. Deadline believes that the movie is likely to win the Best Picture award at the Oscars.
CODA, short for Child of Deaf Adults, follows the story of Ruby, a 17-year old who is the sole hearing member of a deaf family. Her life revolves around serving as an interpreter for her parents and working on her family’s struggling fishing business every morning before attending school. When Ruby joins her high school’s choir club and discovers an affinity for singing, she finds herself torn between pursuing her dreams and applying to a prestigious music school or staying behind for her family.