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2015 Oscars

The winners of the category for “Best Original Screenplay”: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., Armando Bo (Birdman).

Sunday night marked the 87th Academy Awards – a night where Hollywood’s leading actors, directors, and other film industry insiders gathered to celebrate the roles and movies that shaped 2014. This year’s Academy Awards, also known as The Oscars, received a lot of criticism for the lack of diversity represented in the nominees, and reportedly had the lowest ratings in years. This won’t stop the Academy from giving out Oscars annually to the talented people working in film, but with any luck it will make members of the Academy think more critically about diversity in film moving forward.

Without further ado, here are the winners of the 2015 Academy Awards:

Best Picture

Birdman, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole

Best Director

Birdman, Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Best Actor

The Theory of Everything, Eddie Redmayne

Best Actress

Still Alice, Julianne Moore

Best Supporting Actor

Whiplash, J.K. Simmons

Best Supporting Actress

Boyhood, Patricia Arquette

Best Original Screenplay

Birdman, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., Armando Bo

Best Adapted Screenplay2015 Oscars

The Imitation Game, Graham Moore

Best Original Song

“Glory” from Selma, John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn

Best Original Score

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Cinematography

Birdman, Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Costume Design

The Grand Budapest Hotel, Milena Canonero

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

The Grand Budapest Hotel, Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

Best Production Design

The Grand Budapest Hotel, Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)

Best Foreign Language Film

Ida, Poland; Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski

Best Documentary Feature

Citizenfour, Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky

Best Documentary Short

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1, Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry

Best Film Editing

Whiplash, Tom Cross

Best Animated Short Film

Feast, Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Best Animated Feature Film

Big Hero 6, Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli2015 Oscars

Best Live-Action Short Film

The Phone Call, Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

Best Sound Editing

American Sniper, Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Best Sound Mixing

Whiplash, Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

Best Visual Effects

Interstellar, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher

Images: via Instagram.

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