Oscars 2015 – All the Winners

We followed the build-up to the big night, made our predictions, and watched with bated breath. Now the winners have finally been announced, and you can find the full list of nominees in each category below, with the winners highlighted in RED.

Best Picture


Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (WINNER)
American Sniper
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game
The Theory of Everything

Click on each title in the Best Picture category above to view their individual reviews, or click here to view our full Oscars rundown post.

Best Actor in a Leading Role

The THeory of Everything

Eddie Redmayne in The Theory of Everything (WINNER)
Michael Keaton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Steve Carell in Foxcatcher
Bradley Cooper in American Sniper
Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game

Best Actress in a Leading Role


Julianne Moore in Still Alice (WINNER)
Marion Cotillard in Two Days, One Night
Felicity Jones in The Theory of Everything
Rosamund Pike in Gone Girl
Reese Witherspoon in Wild

Best Director


Alejandro González Iñárritua, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (WINNER)
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Imitation Game

Best Supporting Actor


J.K. Simmons in Whiplash (WINNER)
Robert Duvall in The Judge
Ethan Hawke in Boyhood
Edward Norton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Mark Ruffalo in Foxcatcher

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette in Boyhood (WINNER)
Laura Dern in Wild
Keira Knightley in The Imitation Game
Emma Stone in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
Meryl Streep in Into the Woods

Best Adapted Screenplay


The Imitation Game Written by Graham Moore (WINNER)
American Sniper Written by Jason Hall
Inherent Vice Written for the screen by Paul Thomas Anderson
The Theory of Everything Screenplay by Anthony McCarten
Whiplash Written by Damien Chazelle

Best Original Screenplay

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo (WINNER)

Boyhood Written by Richard Linklater
Foxcatcher Written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman
The Grand Budapest Hotel Screenplay by Wes Anderson; Story by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness
Nightcrawler Written by Dan Gilroy

Animated Feature


Big Hero 6 (WINNER)
The Boxtrolls
How to Train Your Dragon 2
Song of the Sea
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Documentary Feature


CitizenFour (WINNER)
Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
The Salt of the Earth

Original Song


Glory from Selma (WINNER)
Everything Is Awesome from The Lego Movie
Grateful from Beyond the Lights
I’m Not Gonna Miss You from Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me
Lost Stars from Begin Again

Foreign Language Film


Ida, Poland (WINNER)
Leviathan, Russia
Tangerines, Estonia
Timbuktu, Mauritania
Wild Tales, Argentina

Original Score

Grand Budapest Hotel Collage

The Grand Budapest Hotel, Alexandre Desplat (WINNER)
The Imitation Game, Alexandre Desplat
Interstellar, Hans Zimmer
Mr. Turner Gary, Yershon
The Theory of Everything, Jóhann Jóhannsson

Film Editing


Whiplash, Tom Cross (WINNER)
American Sniper, Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach
Boyhood, Sandra Adair
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Barney Pilling
The Imitation Game, William Goldenberg

Visual Effects


Interstellar (WINNER)
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Guardians of the Galaxy
X-Men: Days of Future Past



Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Emmanuel Lubezki (WINNER)
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Robert Yeoman
Ida, Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski
Mr. Turner, Dick Pope
Unbroken, Roger Deakins

Costume Design


The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
Inherent Vice
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner

Makeup and Hairstyling


The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
Guardians of the Galaxy

Production Design


The Grand Budapest Hotel (WINNER)
The Imitation Game
Into the Woods
Mr. Turner

Animated Short Film

Feast (WINNER)
The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Me and My Moulton
A Single Life

Live Action Short Film

The Phone Call (WINNER)
Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak)

Documentary Short Subject

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 (WINNER)
Our Curse
The Reaper (La Parka)
White Earth

Sound Mixing


Whiplash (WINNER)
American Sniper
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Sound Editing


American Sniper (WINNER)
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

What are your thoughts on the Oscars this year? Our very own Dean and Tendai managed to guess 6/10 each! You can find their predictions below:

The Oscars Rundown – Best Director/Picture

The Oscars Rundown – Visual Effects Awards

The Oscars Rundown – Acting Awards

The Oscars Rundown – Screenplay Awards

About the Author: Stephen is a filmmaker and critic who was not forcibly removed from the red carpet last night, because he wasn’t there, this time! But one day is one day. In the meantime you will find him on Twitter @thesnagel


Editor-in-Chief at BTG Lifestyle. For cinema.


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