Michelle Williams stuns in a sequined minidress while hitting the red carpet at 2022 Gotham Awards

Michelle Williams lit up the red carpet at the 2022 Gotham Awards as awards season starts to unfold.

The 42-year-old actress was joined by her longtime friend and awards show companion Busy Phillips at the annual event, held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

She accepted a performer tribute award at the event held on Monday evening, as she emerges as a possible Oscar contender for her role in The Fabelmans. 

Red carpet ready: Michelle Williams lit up the red carpet at the 2022 Gotham Awards as awards season starts to unfold

Michelle and Busy: The 42-year-old actress was joined by her longtime friend and awards show companion Busy Phillips at the annual event, held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York

Michelle and Busy: The 42-year-old actress was joined by her longtime friend and awards show companion Busy Phillips at the annual event, held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York

Accepted: She accepted a performer tribute award at the event held on Monday evening, as she emerges as a possible Oscar contender for her role in The Fabelmans

Accepted: She accepted a performer tribute award at the event held on Monday evening, as she emerges as a possible Oscar contender for her role in The Fabelmans

Williams stepped out in a stunning, shimmering multi-colored minidress that fell to her thighs.

Her short blonde hair fell to just below her ears, accessorizing with unique gemstone earrings and a large red ring.

She completed her look with gold platform heels while hitting the red carpet for the annual event.

Michelle's look: Williams stepped out in a stunning, shimmering multi-colored minidress that fell to her thighs

Michelle’s look: Williams stepped out in a stunning, shimmering multi-colored minidress that fell to her thighs

The Gotham Awards is the first ceremony to kick off awards season, recognizing achievements of performers in film and television.

‘We are exceptionally proud to honor Michelle Williams, whose iconic performances in collaboration with our most renowned directors have defined her as a leading talent of her generation,’ said Jeffrey Sharp, executive director of The Gotham Film & Media Institute, in a statement when the award was announced in October.

‘Michelle is a true New Yorker and we are thrilled to claim her as one of our own by recognizing her with a Performer Tribute at this year’s Gotham Awards,’ he added.

Awards season kick-off: The Gotham Awards is the first ceremony to kick off awards season, recognizing achievements of performers in film and television

Awards season kick-off: The Gotham Awards is the first ceremony to kick off awards season, recognizing achievements of performers in film and television

Proud: 'We are exceptionally proud to honor Michelle Williams, whose iconic performances in collaboration with our most renowned directors have defined her as a leading talent of her generation,' said Jeffrey Sharp, executive director of The Gotham Film & Media Institute, in a statement when the award was announced in October

Proud: ‘We are exceptionally proud to honor Michelle Williams, whose iconic performances in collaboration with our most renowned directors have defined her as a leading talent of her generation,’ said Jeffrey Sharp, executive director of The Gotham Film & Media Institute, in a statement when the award was announced in October

Williams is garnering a lot of Oscar buzz for her role as Mitzi Fabelman in director Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans, loosely based on his childhood.

She’s expected to land her fifth Oscar nomination for the role, which may ultimately land her first Oscar win.

The actress was previously nominated for Brokeback Mountain, Blue Valentine, My Week With Marilyn and Manchester by the Sea. 

Oscar buzz: Williams is garnering a lot of Oscar buzz for her role as Mitzi Fabelman in director Steven Spielberg's The Fabelmans, loosely based on his childhood

Oscar buzz: Williams is garnering a lot of Oscar buzz for her role as Mitzi Fabelman in director Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans, loosely based on his childhood

Williams also stars in director Kelly Reichart’s new film Showing Up, which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and has been making the festival rounds.

She is also attached to star in the biopic Fever, following the personal and professional life of acclaimed singer Peggy Lee.

The actress also recently gave birth to her third child, and second with husband Thomas Kail.

Coming soon: Williams also stars in director Kelly Reichart's new film Showing Up, which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and has been making the festival rounds

Coming soon: Williams also stars in director Kelly Reichart’s new film Showing Up, which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival and has been making the festival rounds

Attached: She is also attached to star in the biopic Fever, following the personal and professional life of acclaimed singer Peggy Lee

Attached: She is also attached to star in the biopic Fever, following the personal and professional life of acclaimed singer Peggy Lee

Mom of three: The actress also recently gave birth to her third child, and second with husband Thomas Kail

Mom of three: The actress also recently gave birth to her third child, and second with husband Thomas Kail

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