Here Are Your Oscar Winners

'Birdman' wins big at Academy Awards
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 22, 2015 7:44 PM CST
Updated Feb 23, 2015 12:09 AM CST
Oh yeah, did we mention that Neil Patrick Harris got almost naked at one point?   (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
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(Newser) – Host Neil Patrick Harris opened tonight's Academy Awards with—what else?—a musical number about the glory of movies, joined by special guest appearances by Anna Kendrick, Jack Black, and a bunch of dancers in impressive costumes. After a short, snark-free monologue, the awards began. Stay with us throughout the night for updates:

  • Best Supporting Actor: JK Simmons, Whiplash
  • Best Costume Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel (Note: This was the second award, handed out 29 minutes into the ceremony.)
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling: The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Best Foreign Language Film: Ida (Director Pawel Pawlikowski went on so long during his acceptance speech, he got played off twice, starting a trend of winners talking right on through the play-off music.)
  • Best Live-Action Short Film: The Phone Call
  • Best Documentary, Short Subject: Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
  • Best Sound Mixing: Whiplash
  • Best Sound Editing: American Sniper
  • Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

  • Best Visual Effects: Interstellar
  • Best Animated Short: Feast
  • Best Animated Feature Film: Big Hero 6
  • Best Production Design: The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Best Cinematography: Birdman
  • Best Film Editing: Whiplash
  • Best Documentary Feature: Citizenfour
  • Best Song: "Glory," Selma
  • Best Original Score: The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Best Original Screenplay: Birdman
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: The Imitation Game
  • Best Director: Alejandro Iñárritu, Birdman
  • Best Actor: Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
  • Best Actress: Julianne Moore, Still Alice
  • Best Picture: Birdman
For more Oscars fun, check out photos from the after-parties or the best celeb Instagram pics of the night. (Read more Oscars stories.)

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