Kathryn Bigelow, the first woman to win an Academy Award for ‘Best Director’ has women in the industry worldwide fist-pumping and high-five-ing in this historic moment. She walked away with not one, but two awards – the second being for ‘Best Picture‘ for The Hurt Locker – at the ceremony last night, beating both Avatar and former husband James Cameron.
Congratulations, Kathryn. Here’s to more similar wins down the line!
Click here for a list of all winners this year.