The genres we cover here have traditionally been less-likely to win, but that is less true now than at any time in film history.
A list appears below, with genre (and related) wins highlighted:
Best Picture: Green Book
Best Animated Picture: Spider-Man Into the Spider-verse
Best Documentary: Free Solo
Best Foreign Language Film: Roma
Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Best Actress: Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Best Actor: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, Green Book.
Best Original Screenplay: Nick Vallelonga, Brian Hayes Currie, and Peter Farrelly, Green Book
Best Adapted Screenplay: Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Best Visual Effects: First Man
Best Costume Design: Ruth E. Carter, Black Panther
Best Production Design: Black Panther
Best Cinematography: Roma
Best Original Score: Ludwig Goransson, Black Panther
Best Song: “Shallow,” A Star is Born
Best Live Action Short: “Skin”
Best Animated Short: “Bao”
Best Documentary Short: “Period: End of Sentence”
Best Film Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Sound Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Sound Mixing: Bohemian Rhapsody
Best Make-up and Hair: Vice
I would argue Bohemian Rhapsody was genre, for Freddy Mercury was not human.
I’m impressed that Black Panther nabbed Best Costume. The Academy can’t seem to stop itself from giving this award to period pieces.
Spider-Man Into the Spider-verse deserved it.