JAKARTA - Forward Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant, and Utah Jazz guard Mike Conley Jr. is part of a group of executive producers who were awarded an Oscar for the film Two Distant Strangers on Sunday American time.
Business manager Durant Rich Kleiman and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs were also executive producers on the film, which won the Best Live Action Short Film category.
"Big-time !! Congratulations @TwoDistantFilm", tweeted Durant, while Jazz also congratulated Conley Jr. through social media.
At the 2018 Academy Awards, Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles last year, won an Oscar for Dear Basketball.
This is an animated short film based on his 2015 poem announcing its final season.
The biggest film awards event, the 93rd Academy Awards, is broadcast live and exclusively on the Disney+ Hotstar platform. The award ceremony began at 07.00 WIB.
The three-hour event featured famous hosts such as Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger, and Zendaya.
70 films are competing this year. The Academy Awards screens films from various streaming services throughout 2020.
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