The 87th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films of 2014 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
‘How I Met Your Mother’ star Neil Patrick Harris (Barney Stinson) hosted the Oscar Award ceremony for the first time.
Complete List of Winners
|Best Director||Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman)|
|Best Actor||Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything)|
|Best Actress||Julianne Moore (Still Alice)|
|Best Supporting Actor||J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)|
|Best Supporting Actress||Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)|
|Achievement in Costume Design||Milena Canonero (The Grand Budapest Hotel)|
|Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling||Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier (The Grand Budapest Hotel)|
|Best Foreign Language Film||Ida (Pawel Pawlikowski)|
|Best Live Action Short Film||The Phone Call (Matt Kirkby and James Lucas)|
|Best Documentary Short Subject||Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry)|
|Achievement in Sound Mixing||Whiplash (Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins, Thomas Curley)|
|Achievement in Sound Editing||American Sniper (Alan Robert Murray Bub Asman)|
|Achievement in Visual Effects||Interstellar (Ian Hunter, Scott Fisher, Andrew Lockley and Paul Franklin)|
|Best Animated Short||Feast (Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed)|
|Best Animated Movie||Big Hero Six (Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli)|
|Achievement in Production Design||The Grand Budapest Hotel (Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock)|
|Achievement in Cinematography||Birdman (Emannuel Lubezki)|
|Achievement in Film Editing||Whipalsh (Tom Cross)|
|Best Documentary Feature||Citizen Four (Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky)|
|Best Original Song||Glory (John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn)|
|Best Original Score||The Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat)|
|Best Adapted Screenplay||The Imitation Game (Graham Moore)|
Knowledge is Wealth
- The Oscar awards were first presented in the year 1929.
- Bhanu Athaiya – First Indian to win the Academy Award in 1983, for designing the costumes for Richard Attenborough’s Gandhi.
- Satyajit Ray – First Indian to receive an Honorary Academy Award in 1992.
- Gulzar – First Indian lyricist to receive an Honorary Academy Award for penning Jai Ho in Slumdog Millionaire.
- A.R.Rahman – First Indian to win two Academy Awards in 2009.