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Jane Campion wins Best Director at 2022 Oscars

Here’s the winner of the Oscar for Best Director at the 2022 Academy Awards.

Jane Campion speaks onstage during Tequila Don Julio At 15th Annual Women In Film Oscar Nominees Party at Thompson Hollywood on March 25, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Don Julio

Jane Campion has won the 2022 Oscar for Best Director at the 2022 Academy Awards. Her film The Power of the Dog was also nominated for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Sound among others. Actors from the film were nominated for Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Best Supporting Actor (Jesse Plemons) and Best Supporting Actress (Kirsten Dunst).

This was the second Academy Awards Best Director nomination of Campion’s career. She was nominated in 1994 for The Piano, but she didn’t win. This is her second overall Oscar victory for Campion as she won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay with The Piano.

Here were the odds to win Best Director before the show started from DraftKings Sportsbook:

Best Director

  • Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog) -3500
  • Steven Spielberg (West Side Story) +1400
  • Kenneth Branagh (Belfast) +1400
  • Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza) +2000
  • Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car) +3000