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87th Academy Awards – Complete List of Winners

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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

CategoryWinner
Best PictureBirdman
Best DirectorAlejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (Birdman)
Best ActorEddie Redmayne  (The Theory of Everything)
Best ActressJulianne Moore (Still Alice)
Best Supporting ActorJ.K. Simmons (Whiplash)
Best Supporting ActressPatricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Achievement in Costume DesignMilena Canonero (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Achievement in Makeup and HairstylingFrances Hannon and Mark Coulier (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Best Foreign Language FilmIda (Pawel Pawlikowski)
Best Live Action Short FilmThe Phone Call (Matt Kirkby and James Lucas)
Best Documentary Short SubjectCrisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry)
Original ScreenplayBirdman
Achievement in Sound MixingWhiplash (Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins, Thomas Curley)
Achievement in Sound EditingAmerican Sniper (Alan Robert Murray Bub Asman)
Achievement in Visual EffectsInterstellar (Ian Hunter, Scott Fisher, Andrew Lockley and Paul Franklin)
Best Animated ShortFeast (Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed)
Best Animated MovieBig Hero Six (Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli)
Achievement in Production DesignThe Grand Budapest Hotel (Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock)
Achievement in CinematographyBirdman (Emannuel Lubezki)
Achievement in Film EditingWhipalsh (Tom Cross)
Best Documentary FeatureCitizen Four (Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky)
Best Original SongGlory (John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn)
Best Original ScoreThe Grand Budapest Hotel (Alexandre Desplat)
Best Adapted ScreenplayThe 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.