Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette Is Best Supporting Actress, 'Big Hero 6' Wins Best Animated Film

Speaking onstage after receiving her trophy, the 'Boyhood' star who sported a black-and-white ensemble gave a passionate speech about equal pay in front of audience.

AceShowbiz - A few more trophies are handed to winners at the 87th Academy Awards which is currently underway. At the ceremony which is taking place at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, Patricia Arquette was honored with Best Supporting Actress trophy for her performance as a single mother in "Boyhood".

Wearing a black-and-white dress, Arquette took the stage to receive the trophy and call for equal pay. "It's our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the U.S.A.," Arquette said. Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez who were among the audience fully supported the statement.

Next on the show, the Visual Effects gong was handed to Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, Scott Fisher from "Interstellar". The next award, Best Animated Short, went to "Feast" from Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed.

Later on, "Big Hero 6" was announced as the winner of Best Animated Feature trophy. The Disney animated feature won after defeating other contenders such as "The Boxtrolls", "How to Train Your Dragon 2", "Song of the Sea" and "The Tale of Princess Kaguya".

"The Grand Budapest Hotel" took home a third trophy that night after being announced as the winner in Production Design award. The movie has previously been awarded with Best Makeup and Hairstyling as well as Best Costume Design trophies.

The 2015 Academy Awards is currently underway with some more winners to announce. It is hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and airs live on ABC.

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