Oscars 2021: The best photos from backstage at the 93rd Academy Awards

Daniel Kaluuya posed up a storm with Youn Yuh-jung and Frances McDormand, while Chloe Zhao couldn't seem to believe her luck

With a trimmed-down guest list and lack of post-ceremony parties, this year's Oscars didn't afford the usual amount of celebrity-shoulder-rubbing as previous events.

However, that didn't mean the A-list still weren't able to mingle on Hollywood's biggest night.

A number of nominees and winners attended the intimate in-person ceremony, held on Sunday at Los Angeles's Union Station.

And while the set and red carpet were socially distanced, a number of stars were able to mingle backstage after winning their little golden statues.

Daniel Kaluuya, Brad Pitt, Youn Yuh-jung and Frances McDormand were among those caught chatting in the press room during the ceremony.

Nomadland director Chloe Zhao, singer HER and Promising Young Woman director Emerald Fennell were also snapped backstage as they came to terms with their wins.

Scroll through the gallery above to see the best backstage images taken at the 2021 Academy Awards.

See the full list of Oscar winners here, and catch up with The National’s live coverage from the ceremony.

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