2015/14 Oscar Season
87th Academy Awards

best actor in a leading role

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

21st Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Eddie Redmayne – The Theory of Everything (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Steve Carell – Foxcatcher (Globes, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bradley Cooper — American Sniper (Oscars)

⭐︎ Benedict Cumberbatch – The Imitation Game (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Michael Keaton – Birdman (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

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Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit)

Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

David Oyelowo – Selma (Globes, Critics, Spirit)

André 3000 — Jimi: All Is by My Side (Spirit)

John Lithgow — Love Is Strange (Spirit)

Bill Murray – St. Vincent (Globes)

Joaquin Phoenix – Inherent Vice (Globes)

Christoph Waltz – Big Eyes (Globes)

best actress in a leading role

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

21st Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Julianne Moore – Still Alice (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Marion Cotillard – Two Days, One Night (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Felicity Jones – The Theory of Everything (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Rosamund Pike – Gone Girl (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Reese Witherspoon – Wild (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Jennifer Aniston – Cake (Globes, Critics, SAG)

Amy Adams – Big Eyes (Globes, BAFTA)

Emily Blunt – Into the Woods (Globes)

Marion Cotillard — The Immigrant (Spirit)

Rinko Kikuchi — Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (Spirit)

Helen Mirren – The Hundred-Foot Journey (Globes)

Julianne Moore – Maps to the Stars (Globes)

Jenny Slate — Obvious Child (Spirit)

Tilda Swinton — Only Lovers Left Alive (Spirit)

Quvenzhané Wallis – Annie (Globes)

best actor in a supporting role

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

21st Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 J. K. Simmons – Whiplash (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Robert Duvall – The Judge (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Ethan Hawke – Boyhood (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Edward Norton – Birdman (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mark Ruffalo – Foxcatcher (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Riz Ahmed — Nightcrawler (Spirit)

Josh Brolin – Inherent Vice (Critics)

Steve Carell – Foxcatcher (BAFTA)

Alfred Molina — Love Is Strange (Spirit)

best actress in a supporting role

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

21st Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Patricia Arquette – Boyhood (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Laura Dern – Wild (Oscars)

⭐︎ Keira Knightley – The Imitation Game (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Emma Stone – Birdman (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Meryl Streep – Into the Woods (Globes, Critics, SAG, Oscars)

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Jessica Chastain – A Most Violent Year (Globes, Critics, Spirit)

Carmen Ejogo – Selma (Spirit)

Rene Russo — Nightcrawler (BAFTA)

Imelda Staunton — Pride (BAFTA)

Andrea Suarez Paz – Stand Clear of the Closing Doors (Spirit)

Tilda Swinton — Snowpiercer (Critics)

Naomi Watts — St. Vincent (SAG)

best picture

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

26th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Birdman (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ American Sniper (PGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Boyhood (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Grand Budapest Hotel (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Imitation Game (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Selma (Globes, Critics, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Theory of Everything (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Whiplash (Critics, PGA, Spirit, Oscars)

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Foxcatcher (Globes, PGA)

Gone Girl (Critics, PGA)

Nightcrawler (Critics, PGA)

Into the Woods (Globes)

Love Is Strange (Spirit)

Pride (Globes)

St. Vincent (Globes)

Unbroken (Critics)

best director

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

67th Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Alejandro G. Iñárritu – Birdman (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Wes Anderson – The Grand Budapest Hotel (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Richard Linklater – Boyhood (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bennett Miller – Foxcatcher (Oscars)

⭐︎ Morten Tyldum – The Imitation Game (DGA, Oscars)

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Ava DuVernay – Selma (Globes, Critics, Spirit)

Damien Chazelle – Whiplash (BAFTA, Spirit)

David Fincher – Gone Girl (Globes, Critics)

Clint Eastwood – American Sniper (DGA)

Angelina Jolie – Unbroken (Critics)

James Marsh – The Theory of Everything (BAFTA)

David Zellner — Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (Spirit)

best original song

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 “Glory" – Selma (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ "Everything Is Awesome" – The Lego Movie (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ "Grateful" — Beyond the Lights (Oscars)

⭐︎ "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" — Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me (Oscars)

⭐︎ "Lost Stars" – Begin Again (Critics, Oscars)

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"Big Eyes" – Big Eyes (Globes, Critics)

"Yellow Flicker Beat" – The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (Globes, Critics)

"Mercy Is" – Noah (Globes)

"Opportunity" – Annie (Globes)

best original score

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Grand Budapest Hotel (BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Imitation Game (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Interstellar (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mr. Turner (Oscars)

⭐︎ The Theory of Everything (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Birdman (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

Gone Girl (Globes, Critics)

Under the Skin (BAFTA)

best film editing

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20th Critics’ Choice Awards

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

65th American Cinema Editors Awards (ACE Eddie)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Whiplash (Critics, BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ American Sniper (ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Boyhood (Critics, ACE Eddie2, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Grand Budapest Hotel (BAFTA, ACE Eddie1, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Imitation Game (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

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Birdman (Critics, BAFTA, ACE Eddie1)

Nightcrawler (BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Spirit)

Gone Girl (Critics, ACE Eddie2)

A Most Violent Year (Spirit)

Guardians of the Galaxy (ACE Eddie1)

The Guest (Spirit)

Inherent Vice (ACE Eddie1)

Interstellar (Critics)

Into the Woods (ACE Eddie1)

The Theory of Everything (BAFTA)

 

American Cinema Editors Awards rewards Comedy or Musical1 and Dramatic2 Features

best cinematography

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

29th American Society of Cinematographers Awards (ASC)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Birdman (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Grand Budapest Hotel (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ Ida (BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mr. Turner (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ Unbroken (Critics, ASC, Oscars)

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Interstellar (Critics, BAFTA)

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (Spirit)

The Imitation Game (ASC)

The Immigrant (Spirit)

It Felt Like Love (Spirit)

Selma (Spirit)

best production design

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

19th Art Directors Guild Awards (ADG)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Grand Budapest Hotel (Critics, ADG2, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Imitation Game (ADG2, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Interstellar (Critics, ADG3, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Into the Woods (Critics, ADG3, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mr. Turner (BAFTA, Oscars)

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Birdman (Critics, ADG1)

Inherent Vice (Critics, ADG2)

American Sniper (ADG1)

Big Eyes (BAFTA)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (ADG3)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (ADG3)

Foxcatcher (ADG1)

Gone Girl (ADG1)

Guardians of the Galaxy (ADG3)

Nightcrawler (ADG1)

Snowpiercer (Critics)

The Theory of Everything (ADG2)

Unbroken (ADG2)

 

Art Directors Guild Awards rewards Contemporary1, Period2 & Fantasy3 Design

best visual effects

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

13th Visual Effects Society Awards (VES)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Interstellar (Critics, VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Oscars)

⭐︎ Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Critics, VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Guardians of the Galaxy (Critics, VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ X-Men: Days of Future Past (VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Critics, VES, BAFTA)

Edge of Tomorrow (Critics)

Maleficent (VES)

 

*Visual Effects Society Awards category here is Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature

best documentary feature

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

26th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

67th Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Citizenfour (Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Finding Vivian Maier (DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Last Days in Vietnam (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Salt of the Earth (Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Virunga (PGA, DGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

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20,000 Days on Earth (BAFTA, Spirit)

Life Itself (Critics, PGA)

The Overnighters (Critics, DGA)

20 Feet from Stardom (BAFTA)

Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me (Critics)

The Green Prince (PGA)

Jodorowsky's Dune (Critics)

The Kill Team (DGA)

Merchants of Doubt (PGA)

Particle Fever (PGA)

Stray Dog (Spirit)

best animated feature

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

26th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

42nd Annie Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Big Hero 6 (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Boxtrolls (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Globes, Critics, PGA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ Song of the Sea (Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Tale of the Princess Kaguya (Annie, Oscars)

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The Lego Movie (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Annie)

The Book of Life (Globes, Critics, PGA, Annie)

Cheatin' (Annie)

Penguins of Madagascar (Critics)

best sound

“American Sniper” - Editing

“Whiplash” - Mixing

 

2nd Association of Motion Picture Sound Awards (AMPS)

51st Cinema Audio Society, USA Awards (CAS)

62nd Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA Awards (MPSE)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 American Sniper (CAS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

👑 Whiplash (AMPS, BAFTA, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Birdman (CAS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (Oscars1)

⭐︎ Interstellar (CAS, MPSE, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Unbroken (CAS, MPSE, Oscars1, Oscars2)

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The Grand Budapest Hotel (AMPS, BAFTA)

Guardians of the Galaxy (CAS, MPSE)

The Imitation Game (AMPS, BAFTA)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (MPSE)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (MPSE)

Exodus: Gods and Kings (AMPS)

Fury (MPSE)

Into the Woods (AMPS)

 

Association of Motion Picture Sound rewards “sound”

Cinema Audio Society rewards “sound mixing”

Motion Picture Sound Editors rewards “sound editing”

BAFTA rewards “sound”

Oscar rewards “sound editing1” and “sound mixing2”

best costume design

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

17th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDG)

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Grand Budapest Hotel (Critics, BAFTA, CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Inherent Vice (Critics, CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Into the Woods (Critics, BAFTA, CDG3, Oscars)

⭐︎ Maleficent (Critics, CDG3, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mr. Turner (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

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The Imitation Game (BAFTA, CDG2)

The Theory of Everything (BAFTA, CDG2)

Birdman (CDG1)

Boyhood (CDG1)

Gone Girl (CDG1)

Guardians of the Galaxy (CDG3)

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (CDG3)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (CDG3)

Interstellar (CDG1)

Selma (CDG2)

Wild (CDG1)

 

Costume Designers Guild Awards rewards Contemporary1, Period2 & Sci/Fantasy3 Design

best makeup + HAIrstyling

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

2nd Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards (HMUH)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Grand Budapest Hotel wins HMUH (Period/Character Hair), HMUH (Period/Character MU), BAFTA, Oscars

⭐︎ Guardians of the Galaxy wins Critics, HMUH (Contemporary MU), HMUH (SFX MU)

Birdman wins HMUH (Contemporary Hair)

best international film

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Ida, Poland (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Leviathan, Russia (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Tangerines, Estonia (Globes, Oscars)

⭐︎ Timbuktu, Mauritania (Oscars)

⭐︎ Wild Tales, Argentina (Critics, Oscars)

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Force Majeure, Sweden (Globes, Critics, Spirit)

Two Days, One Night, Belgium (Critics, BAFTA)

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem, Israel (Globes)

The Lunchbox, India (BAFTA)

Mommy, Canada (Spirit)

Norte, the End of History, Philippines (Spirit)

Trash, United Kingdom (BAFTA)

Under the Skin, United Kingdom (Spirit)

best adapted screenplay

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

67th Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Imitation Game (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ American Sniper (WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Inherent Vice (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Theory of Everything (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Whiplash (Oscars)

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Gone Girl (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA)

Wild (Critics, WGA)

Guardians of the Galaxy (WGA)

Paddington (BAFTA

Unbroken (Critics)

best original screenplay

72nd Golden Globes

20th Critics’ Choice Awards

67th Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)

68th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th Independent Spirit Awards

87th Academy Awards

 

👑 Birdman (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Boyhood (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Foxcatcher (WGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Grand Budapest Hotel (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Nightcrawler (Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

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Whiplash (Critics, WGA, BAFTA)

Big Eyes (Spirit)

Love Is Strange (Spirit)

A Most Violent Year (Spirit)

Only Lovers Left Alive (Spirit)