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‘Birdman’ Wins Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars

'Birdman' Wins Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars

It was a big night for independent film. Besides the big wins for “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” last year’s Sundance breakout, Sony Pictures Classics’ “Whiplash” took home three awards in the categories for film editing, sound mixing and best supporting actor. Patricia Arquette of “Boyhood” also took home the gold for best supporting actress.

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Best Picture
“Birdman,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole

Best Actress
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”

Best Actor
Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

Best Director
Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”

Best Adapted Screenplay
“The Imitation Game,” Graham Moore

Best Original Screenplay
“Birdman,” Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr. & Armando Bo

Best Original Score
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Alexandre Desplat

Best Song
“Glory” from “Selma”; Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn

Best Documentary Feature
“CITIZENFOUR,” Laura Poitras, Mathilde Bonnefoy and Dirk Wilutzky

Film Editing
“Whiplash,” Tom Cross

Best Cinematography
“Birdman,” Emmanuel Lubezki

Production Design
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration)

Best Animated Feature
“Big Hero 6,” Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli

Short Film, Animated
“Feast,” Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Visual Effects
“Interstellar,” Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter and Scott Fisher

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Sound Editing
“American Sniper,” Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

Sound Mixing
“Whiplash,” Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

Documentary Short Subject
“Crisis Hotline,” Ellen Goosenberg Kent and Dana Perry

Short Film, Live Action
“The Phone Call,” Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

Best Foreign Film
“Ida,” Pawel Pawlikowski (Poland)

Makeup and Hairstyling
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

Costume Design
“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Milena Canonero

Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

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