Academy Award Winners & Best Award Quotes for 2015


Achievement in Cinematography
Birdman: Emmanuel Lubezki

Achievement in Costume Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel: Milena Canonero

Achievement in Film Editing
Whiplash: Tom Cross

Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling
The Grand Budapest Hotel: Mark Coulier and Frances Hannon

Achievement in Sound Editing
American Sniper: Bub Asman and Alan Robert Murray

Achievement in Sound Mixing
Whiplash: Thomas Curley, Craig Mann and Ben Wilkins

Achievement in Visual Effects
Interstellar: Scott Fisher, Paul Franklin, Ian Hunter and Andrew Lockley

Adapted Screenplay
The Imitation Game: Graham Moore

Best Actor
Eddie Redmayne: The Theory of Everything

Best Actress
Julianne Moore: Still Alice

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

Best Animated Short Film
Feast: Patrick Osborne and Kristina Reed

Best Director
Birdman:  Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Best Documentary Feature
CitizenFour: Mathilde Bonnefoy, Laura Poitras and Dirk Wilutzky

Best Documentary Short Subject
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1: Ellen Goosenberg and Dana Perry

Best Foreign Language Film
Ida: Poland

Best Live Action Short Film
The Phone Call: Mat Kirkby and James Lucas

Best Original Score
The Grand Budapest Hotel: Alexandre Desplat

Best Original Song
"Glory" from Selma: Lonnie Lynn and John Stephens

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

Best Production Design
The Grand Budapest Hotel;
Production Design: Adam Stockhausen
Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock

Best Supporting Actor
J.K. Simmons for Whiplash

Best Supporting Actress
Patricia Arquette: Boyhood

Original Screenplay
Birdman: Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., Nicolás Giacobone and Alejandro G. Iñárritu


Patricia Arquette: To every woman who gave birth, to every citizen and taxpayer, it’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women of the United States of America!

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson: I remember crying my eyes out when I watched the end of the Lion King

Mat Kirkby: I’m particularly happy because this means I can now get a free doughnut [complete silence]. Shall we stick to the script?

Pawel Pawlikowski: We made a film about the need for silence and withdrawal…and here we are at the epicenter of noise and excitement. Life is full of surprises.

J.K. Simmons: If you’re lucky enough to have a parent or two alive, call them. Don’t text, don’t email. Call them. Listen to them for as long as they want to talk to you.
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