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23 February 2015updated 24 Jul 2021 2:27pm

The Oscars 2015: the full list of winners

And the Oscar goes to...

By Anna Leszkiewicz

Best picture

American Sniper 
The Imitation Game 
The Grand Budapest Hotel 
The Theory of Everything

Best director

Alejandro González Iñárritu for Birdman 
Richard Linklater for Boyhood 
Bennett Miller for Foxcatcher 
Wes Anderson for The Grand Budapest Hotel 
Morten Tyldum for The Imitation Game 

Best actress 

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

Best actor 

Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything 
Steve Carell for Foxcatcher 
Benedict Cumberbatch for The Imitation Game 
Bradley Cooper for American Sniper 
Michael Keaton for Birdman 

Best supporting actor 

JK Simmons for Whiplash 
Robert Duvall for The Judge 
Ethan Hawke for Boyhood 
Edward Norton for Birdman 
Mark Ruffalo for Foxcatcher 

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Best supporting actress

Patricia Arquette for Boyhood 
Laura Dern for Wild 
Keira Knightley for The Imitation Game 
Emma Stone for Birdman 
Meryl Streep for Into the Woods 

Best original screenplay 

Alejandro González Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris and Armando Bo for Birdman 
Richard Linklater for Boyhood 
E Max Frye and Dan Futterman for Foxcatcher 
Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness for The Grand Budapest Hotel 
Dan Gilroy for Nightcrawler 

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Best adapted screenplay

Graham Moore for The Imitation Game 
Jason Hall for American Sniper 
Paul Thomas Anderson for Inherent Vice 
Anthony McCarten for The Theory of Everything 
Damien Chazelle for Whiplash 

Best documentary feature

Finding Vivian Maier
Last Days in Vietnam
The Salt of the Earth 

Best animated feature film

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

Best animated short film

The Bigger Picture
The Dam Keeper
Me and My Moulton 
A Single Life 

Best foreign-language film 

Wild Tales 

Best live-action short film

The Phone Call 
Boogaloo and Graham
Butter Lamp 

Best documentary short

Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1 
Our Curse 
The Reaper 
White Earth 

Best original song

Glory from Selma – Lonnie Lynn (Common), John Stephens (John Legend) 
Everything Is Awesome from The Lego Movie – Shawn Patterson
Grateful from Beyond the Lights – Diane Warren 
I’m Not Gonna Miss You from Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me – Glen Campbell, Julian Raymond
Lost Stars from Begin Again – Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois

Best original score

Alexandre Desplat for The Grand Budapest Hotel 
Alexandre Desplat for The Imitation Game 
Hans Zimmer for Interstellar 
Jóhann Jóhannsson for The Theory of Everything 
Gary Yershon for Mr Turner 

Achievement in cinematography

Emmanuel Lubezki for Birdman
Robert D Yeoman for The Grand Budapest Hotel
Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski for Ida
Dick Pope for Mr Turner
Roger Deakins for Unbroken

Achievement in film editing

Tom Cross for Whiplash 
Sandra Adair for Boyhood 
William Goldenberg for The Imitation Game
Barney Pilling for The Grand Budapest Hotel
Joel Cox and Gary Roach for American Sniper

Achievement in costume design

Milena Canonero for The Grand Budapest Hotel
Mark Bridges for Inherent Vice 
Colleen Atwood  for Into the Woods 
Anna B Sheppard  for Maleficent
Jacqueline Durran for Mr Turner

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling

The Grand Budapest Hotel – Frances Hannon, Mark Coulier
Foxcatcher – Bill Corso, Dennis Liddiard
Guardians of the Galaxy – Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou, David White 

Achievement in sound mixing

Whiplash – Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins, Thomas Curley
American Sniper – John T Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, Walt Martin
Birdman – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Thomas Varga
Interstellar – Gary Rizzo, Gregg Landaker, Mark Weingarten
Unbroken – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, David Lee

Achievement in sound editing

American Sniper – Alan Robert Murray, Bub Asman
Birdman – Aaron Glascock, Martín Hernández
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Brent Burge, Jason Canovas
Interstellar – Richard King
Unbroken – Becky Sullivan, Andrew DeCristofaro 

Achievement in visual effects

Interstellar – Paul J Franklin, Andrew Lockley, Ian Hunter, Scott R Fisher
Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Dan Deleeuw, Russell Earl, Bryan Grill, Daniel Sudick
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Joe Letteri, Dan Lemmon, Daniel Barrett, Erik Winquist
Guardians of the Galaxy – Stephane Ceretti, Nicolas Aithadi, Jonathan Fawkner, Paul Corbould
X-Men: Days of Future Past – Richard Stammers, Lou Pecora, Tim Crosbie, Cameron Waldbauer 

Best production design

The Grand Budapest Hotel  Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock
The Imitation Game  Maria Djurkovic, Tatiana Macdonald
Interstellar  Nathan Crowley, Gary Fettis
Into the Woods  Dennis Gassner, Anna Pinnock
Mr Turner  Suzie Davies, Charlotte Watts