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Oscars 2015 – Behind the Scenes & Winners

Oscars Logo 2015 The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

The 87th Annual Academy Awards will take place February 22nd 2015 (this Sunday) in Hollywood at the Dolby Theatre. The Awards show will be presented by Actor & Comedian, Neil Patrick Harris who is best known for his role on the hit TV sitcom, How I Met Your Mother as Barney Stinson. Take a look below at the nominees for this years Awards and a Behind the Scenes look before the stars walk the carpet this Sunday and all the work that goes into it!

Behind the Scenes:

Spraying oscar statues The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Getting the Oscar statues ready, spraying them Gold!

Oscar statues The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

All sprayed and ready to go!

Driving the oscars The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Driving the statues to the Dolby Theatre.

Chocolate Oscars The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Gold-dusted Oscar shaped Chocolates! Wonder what it would taste like to have a bite of an Oscar!?!

Preparation Red Carpet The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Preparation for the Red Carpet this Sunday!

Carpet Laying The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Laying the Carpet for 87th Academy Awards.

Dolby Theatre carpet The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Getting the Red Carpet ready outside Dolby Theatre where the show will be held.

Red Carpet Behind the scenes The Oscars - 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Nearly Red Carpet ready for the stars to walk on in the heart of Hollywood.

Award cards assembled The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015   Award cards assembled The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Assembling the Winner’s Cards!!! Whose excited?!

Award ready The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

Award cards being put into Gold envelopes for Sunday!


NOMINATIONS & WINNERS:        WINNERS HIGHLIGHTED IN ———


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 IMITATION GAME
NORA GROSSMAN, IDO OSTOWSKY AND TEDDY SCHWARZMAN

SELMA
CHRISTIAN COLDON, OPRAH WINFREY, DEDE GARDNER AND JEREMY KLEINER

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING
TIM BEVAN, ERIC FELLNER, LISA BRUCE AND ANTHONY MCCARTEN

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
WES ANDERSON, SCOTT RUDIN, STEVEN RALES AND JAMES DAWSON

WHIPLASH
JASON BLUM, HELEN ESTABROOK AND DAVID LANCASTER

Best Picture Oscars 2015 Nominations 87th Annual Academy Awards


ACTOR – IN A LEADING ROLE

STEVE CARELL
FOXCATCHER

MICHAEL KEATON
BIRMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE)

EDDIE REDMAYNE
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

BRADLEY COOPER
AMERICAN SNIPER

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH
THE IMITATION GAME

Actor in a Leading Role Oscars 2015 Nominations 87th Annual Academy Awards


ACTRESS – IN A LEADING ROLE

JULIANNE MOORE
STILL ALICE

MARION COTILLARD
TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

ROSAMUND PIKE
GONE GIRL

REESE WITHERSPOON
WILD

FELICITY JONES
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

Actress in a Leading Role Oscars 2015 Nominations 87th Annual Academy Awards


ACTOR – IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

J.K. Simmons
Whiplash

MARK RUFFALO
FOXCATCHER

EDWARD NORTON
BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE)

ROBERT DUVALL
THE JUDGE

ETHAN HAWKE
BOYHOOD

Actor in a Supporting Role Oscars 2015 Nominations 87th Annual Academy Awards


ACTRESS – IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

PATRICIA ARQUETTE
BOYHOOD

EMMA STONE 5.30PM PRESS PENS CLOSE
BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE)

MERYL STREEP
INTO THE WOODS

LAURA DERN
WILD

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY
THE IMITATION GAME

Actress in a Supporting Role Oscars 2015 Nominations 87th Annual Academy Awards


ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

BIG HERO 6
DON HALL, CHRIS WILLIAMS AND ROY CONLI

SONG OF THE SEA
TOMM MOORE AND PAUL YOUNG

THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA
ISAO TAKAHATA AND YOSHIAKI NISHIMURA

HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
DEAN DEBLOIS AND BONNIE ARNOLD

THE BOXTROLLS 5.30PM PRESS PENS CLOSE
ANTHONY STACCHI, GRAHAM ANNABLE AND TRAVIS KNIGHT

Animated Feature Film Oscars 2015 Nominations 87th Annual Academy Awards


CINEMATOGRAPHY

BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE)

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole The Oscars 86th Annual Academy Awards 2015

EMMANUEL LUBEZKI

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

The Grand Budapest Hotel The Oscars 86th Annual Academy Awards 2015

ROBERT YEOMAN

IDA

Ida The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

LUKASZ ZAL AND RYSZARD LENCZEWSKI

MR. TURNER

Mr Turner The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

DICK POPE

UNBROKEN

Unbroken The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

ROGER DEAKINS


COSTUME DESIGN

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
MILENA CANONERO

INHERENT VICE
MARK BRIDGES

INTO THE WOODS
COLLEEN ATWOOD

MR. TURNER
JACQUELINE DURRAN

MALEFICENT 
ANNA B. SHEPPARD


DIRECTING

BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) 5.30PM PRESS PENS CLOSE
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

VIRGUNGA
ORLANDO VON EINSIEDEL AND JOANNA NATASEGARA


DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT

CRISIS HOTLINE: VETERAN PASS 1
ELLEN GOOSENBERG KENT AND DANA PERRY

JOANNA
ANETA KOPACZ

OUR CURSE
TOMASZ ŚLIWIŃSKI AND MACIEJ ŚLESICKI

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

TIMBUKTI
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

Captain America The Winter Soldier The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

DAN DELEEUW, RUSSELL EARL, BRYAN GRILL AND DAN SUDICK

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

JOE LETTERI, DAN LEMMON, DANIEL BARRETT AND ERIK WINQUIST

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

Guardians of the Galaxy The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

STEPHANE CERETTI, NICOLAS AITHADI, JONATHAN FAWKNER AND PAUL CORBOULD

INTERSTELLAR

Interstellar The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

PAUL FRANKLIN, ANDREW LOCKLEY, IAN HUNTER AND SCOTT FISHER

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST

X-Men Days of Future Past The Oscars 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015

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


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