The Power of the Dog, co-produced by Montrealer Roger Frappier, was the leading nominee, with 12 nods. But it won only one trophy, with Jane Campion taking home the hardware as best director.
Dune won four awards in an off-air ceremony, winning for production design (Quebecer Patrice Vermette, Zsuzsanna Sipos), editing (Joe Walker), sound (Mac Ruth, Mark A. Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill, Ron Bartlett), and for its score by Hans Zimmer.
During the ceremony itself, Dune won the Oscar for best visual effects (Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles, Brian Connor and Gerd Nefzer) and for best cinematography (Greig Fraser).
“Denis Villeneuve, sir, master Denis, he’s brought a whole group of unknown actors together to make an amazing movie, along with our lovely producers, thank you,” said Fraser in an acceptance speech forbest cinematography.