Among the names on her cape were Hustlers director, Lorene Scafaria, and Greta Gerwig, who directed Little Women.
Lulu Wang, who directed The Farewell and Marielle Heller, who worked on A Beautiful Day In The Neighbourhood also made the list.
Fans took to Twitter to share their appreciation for Natalie’s statement.
One wrote: “Thank you #NataliePortman! Do better @TheAcademy #Oscars”