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Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

Last updated on: January 15, 2015 19:47 IST

Michael Keaton in BirdmanThe 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills.

Here are the nominations:

BEST PICTURE

American Sniper

Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Alejandro G Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W Skotchdopole

Boyhood

Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson

The Imitation Game

Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman

Selma

Christian Colson, Oprah Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner

The Theory of Everything

Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten

Whiplash

Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster

ACTOR in a Leading Role


Steve Carell

Foxcatcher


Bradley Cooper

American Sniper

Benedict Cumberbatch

The Imitation Game


Michael Keaton

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)


Eddie Redmayne

The Theory of Everything


ACTRESS in a Leading Role


Marion Cotillard

Two Days, One Night


Felicity Jones

The Theory of Everything


Julianne Moore

Still Alice


Rosamund Pike

Gone Girl


Reese Witherspoon

Wild

ACTOR in a Supporting Role


Robert Duvall

The Judge


Ethan Hawke

Boyhood


Edward Norton

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)


Mark Ruffalo

Foxcatcher


JK Simmons

Whiplash


ACTRESS in a Supporting Role


Patricia Arquette

Boyhood

Laura Dern

Wild


Keira Knightley

The Imitation Game


Emma Stone

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)


Meryl Streep

Into the Woods

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM


Big Hero 6

Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli

The Boxtrolls

Anthony Stacchi, Graham Annable and Travis Knight

How to Train Your Dragon 2

Dean DeBlois and Bonnie Arnold


Song of the Sea

Tomm Moore and Paul Young


The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Isao Takahata and Yoshiaki Nishimura

CINEMATOGRAPHY


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Emmanuel Lubezki


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Robert Yeoman

Ida

Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski


Mr Turner

Dick Pope


Unbroken

Roger Deakins

COSTUME DESIGN


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Milena Canonero

Inherent Vice

Mark Bridges


Into the Woods

Colleen Atwood

Maleficent

Anna B Sheppard and Jane Clive


Mr Turner

Jacqueline Durran


DIRECTING


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Alejandro G Iñárritu


Boyhood

Richard Linklater


Foxcatcher

Bennett Miller

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson


The Imitation Game

Morten Tyldum

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE


CitizenFour

Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky


Finding Vivian Maier

John Maloof and Charlie Siskel


Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy and Keven McAlester


The Salt of the Earth

Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and David Rosier

Virunga

Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT


Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1

Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry

Joanna

Aneta Kopacz


Our Curse

Tomasz Sliwinski and Maciej Slesicki


The Reaper (La Parka)

Gabriel Serra Arguello


White Earth

J Christian Jensen


FILM EDITING


American Sniper

Joel Cox and Gary D Roach


Boyhood

Sandra Adair


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Barney Pilling


The Imitation Game

William Goldenberg


Whiplash

Tom Cross


FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM


Ida

Poland; Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski


Leviathan

Russia; Directed by Andrey Zvyagintsev

Tangerines

Estonia; Directed by Zaza Urushadze

Timbuktu

Mauritania; Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako

Wild Tales

Argentina; Directed by Damián Szifron

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING


Foxcatcher

Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier


Guardians of the Galaxy

Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White


MUSIC: Original Score


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Alexandre Desplat


The Imitation Game

Alexandre Desplat


Interstellar

Hans Zimmer

Mr Turner

Gary Yershon


The Theory of Everything

Jóhann Jóhannsson

MUSIC: Original Song


Everything Is Awesome from The Lego Movie

Music and Lyric by Shawn Patterson

Glory from Selma

Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn


Grateful from Beyond The Lights

Music and Lyric by Diane Warren


I'm Not Gonna Miss You from Glen Campbell... I"ll Be Me

Music and Lyric by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond


Lost Stars from Begin Again

Music and Lyric by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois


PRODUCTION DESIGN


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)


The Imitation Game

Maria Djurkovic (Production Design); Tatiana Macdonald (Set Decoration)


Interstellar

Nathan Crowley (Production Design); Gary Fettis (Set Decoration)


Into the Woods

Dennis Gassner (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)

Mr Turner

Suzie Davies (Production Design); Charlotte Watts (Set Decoration)

SHORT FILM: Animated


The Bigger Picture

Daisy Jacobs and Christopher Hees


The Dam Keeper

Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi


Feast

Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed


Me and My Moulton

Torill Kove

A Single Life

Joris Oprins

SHORT FILM: Live Action


Aya

Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis


Boogaloo and Graham

Michael Lennox and Ronan Blaney


Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)

Hu Wei and Julien Féret


Parvaneh

Talkhon Hamzavi and Stefan Eichenberger


The Phone Call

Mat Kirkby and James Lucas


SOUND EDITING


American Sniper

Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Martin Hernández and Aaron Glascock


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Brent Burge and Jason Canovas


Interstellar

Richard King


Unbroken

Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro


SOUND MIXING


American Sniper

John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga


Interstellar

Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten


Unbroken

Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee


Whiplash

Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

VISUAL EFFECTS


Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill and Dan Sudick


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett and Erik Winquist

Guardians of the Galaxy

Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner and Paul Corbould

Interstellar

Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher


X-Men: Days of Future Past

Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie and Cameron Waldbauer


WRITING: Adapted Screenplay


American Sniper

Written by Jason Hall


The Imitation Game

Written by Graham Moore


Inherent Vice

Written for the screen by Paul Thomas Anderson


The Theory of Everything

Screenplay by Anthony McCarten


Whiplash

Written by Damien Chazelle

WRITING: Original Screenplay


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo


Boyhood

Written by Richard Linklater


Foxcatcher

Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman


The Grand Budapest Hotel

Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness


Nightcrawler

Written by Dan Gilroy