The event, which just concluded, handed out Best Actor gong to Eddie Redmayne, Best Actress trophy to Julianne Moore and Best Director award to Alejandro G. Inarritu.
AceShowbiz - The 2015 Academy Awards already handed the last awards at the ceremony hosted by %cNeil Patrick Harris%. At the Sunday, February 22 event at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, it was revealed that "Birdman" is among big winners after taking home four trophies including Best Picture and Best Director for Alejandro G. Inarritu.
At the ceremony, "Birdman" team which consists of Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr and Armando Bo also won in Best Original Screenplay category, while Graham Moore won Best Adapted Screenplay for Alan Turing biopic "The Imitation Game". Speaking onstage, Moore admitted to trying to commit suicide when he was a teenager.
Another big winner is "The Grand Budapest Hotel" which also took home four awards including Best Original Score for Alexandre Desplat. Another film which bagged multiple trophies is "Whiplash" with three.
%cEddie Redmayne% who won Best Actor trophy for his portrayal as Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything" dedicated his win to people who suffer from ALS. "I am fully aware that I am a lucky, lucky man. This Oscar, wow! This belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS," he said in his speech.
%cJulianne Moore%, meanwhile, took home Best Actress trophy for her performance as a linguistics professor who suffers from Alzheimer's in "Still Alice". Moore, who was nominated five times, took the stage in a strapless white dress. "People with Alzheimer's deserve to be seen so that we can find a cure," she said in her speech.
- Best Picture: "Birdman"
- Best Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - "Birdman"
- Best Actor: %cEddie Redmayne% - "The Theory of Everything"
- Best Actress: %cJulianne Moore% - "Still Alice"
- Best Supporting Actor: %cJ.K. Simmons% - "Whiplash"
- Best Supporting Actress: %cPatricia Arquette% - "Boyhood"
- Best Original Screenplay: Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo - "Birdman"
- Best Adapted Screenplay: Graham Moore - "The Imitation Game"
- Best Animated Feature Film: "Big Hero 6"
- Best Foreign Language Film: "Ida" (Poland)
- Best Documentary - Feature: "Citizenfour"
- Best Documentary - Short Subject: "Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1"
- Best Live Action Short Film: "The Phone Call"
- Best Animated Short Film: "Feast"
- Best Original Score: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" - Alexandre Desplat
- Best Original Song: "Glory" from "Selma" - %cCommon% and %cJohn Legend%
- Best Sound Editing: "American Sniper" - Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman
- Best Sound Mixing: "Whiplash" - Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins, Thomas Curley
- Best Production Design: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" - Adam Stockhausen (Production Design) and Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)
- Best Cinematography: "Birdman" - Emmanuel Lubezki
- Best Makeup and Hairstyling: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" - Francis Hannon and Mark Coulier
- Best Costume Design: "The Grand Budapest Hotel" - Milena Canonero
- Best Film Editing: "Whiplash" - Tom Cross
- Best Visual Effects: "Interstellar" - Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, Scott Fisher
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