Canadians take home the gold at 94th Academy Awards

Canada took home some of the top prizes in film at the 94th Academy Awards.

8 Canadians were up for top prizes in numerous categories including Best Picture (Dune, Nightmare Alley, and Power of the Dog), Best Adapted Screen Play (Dune), Best Production Design (Dune and Nightmare Alley), Best Makeup and Hairstyling (Dune) Best Costume Design (Dune) Best Visual Effects (Dune) and Best Documentary Short (The Queen of Basketball).

But at the end of the night only three took home the top prize.

In the Best Visual Effects Category, Tristan Myles a British-Canadian took home the prize alongside Paul Lambert, Brian Connor, and Gerd Nefzer for Best Visual Effects for their collective work on the Sci-Fi Movie Dune.

Dune also took home the top prize for Production Design with Patrice Vermette winning for production design, sharing the prize with her co-worker Zsuzanna Sipos.