Oscar statuette ©AMPAS

2014 (87th Annual Awards)
Academy Award Overview

Shown below is an overview of the 2014 Academy Awards, comprised of selected items from the WebMaster’s collection. (All of the items for a given category—for example, all Reminder Lists—can be found in the “Gallery” section.)

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The 2014 Preliminaries

2014 (87th) Reminder List of Eligible Releases

2014 (87th) Voting Rules
Eligibility Period:
January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014

Reminder List of Eligible Releases

Text of Voting Rules

The 2014 Ceremony

2014 (87th) Academy Award Ceremony Poster

2014 (87th) Academy Award Ceremony Program
Sunday, February 22, 2015
5:30 PM

Dolby Theatre,
Hollywood & Highland

Ceremony Poster

Ceremony Program

Nominations & Winners
Winners Only
Nominations by Film
Nomination Statistics by Film

See Also:
    Nominations & Winners by Category
    Winners Only by Category

The 2014 Winners

2014 (87th) Best Picture Poster: “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

2014 (87th) Best Picture Home Page Background: “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

Best Picture:
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
New Regency/M Productions/ LeGrisbi Production;
Fox Searchlight.

Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole.

Best Picture Poster

Best Picture Home Page Background

2014 (87th) Best Actor: Eddie Redmayne Best Actor:
Eddie Redmayne
as Stephen Hawking
in the film
The Theory of Everything

2014 (87th) Best Actress: Julianne Moore Best Actress:
Julianne Moore
as Alice Howland
in the film
Still Alice

2014 (79th) Best Supporting Actor: J. K. Simmons Best Supporting Actor:
J. K. Simmons
as Terence Fletcher
in the film

2014 (79th) Best Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette Best Supporting Actress:
Patricia Arquette
as Olivia (Mom)
in the film

2014 (81st) Best Song: “Glory” Best Song:
from the film

Music and lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn

Best Song Lyrics

The 2014 Academy Board of Governors Ball

2014 (58th) Governors Ball Program/Menu The Ray Dolby Ballroom,
Hollywood & Highland

Governors Ball Program/Menu
Dinner Menu