According to insiders, CODA‘s unprecedented Best Picture victory as a streamer, and as a film with an all-Deaf cast, led to an increase in viewership of 300 percent in its first week on Apple TV+, propelling it to the top spot on Apple TV+ and attracting 25% new subscribers.
On August 20, 2021, the film was released on the streaming service and in cinemas. On Friday, CODA will be re-released in more than 600 theaters.
CODA carried off the SAG ensemble award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture as well as the PGA award for Best Film. The film also brought home three Academy Awards, including Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Picture, and Best Supporting Actor for Troy Kotsur, who is the first Deaf male actor to ever win an Academy Award. It also won a BAFTA Award, a SAG Award, a Film Independent Spirit Award, and a Critics Choice Award. Siân Heder, the writer-director of CODA, was recently honored with the WGA Award and the BAFTA Film Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
CODA received four honors at Sundance, including a Special Jury Award for Ensemble Cast, an Audience Award, a Directing Award, and the Grand Jury Prize.
CODA also won an Academy Award, an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture, and four Hollywood Critics Association Film Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Troy Kotsur, Best Adapted Screenplay for Siân Heder, and as well as an HCA Spotlight Award.