Academy Awards announced the 2015 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture. It was the painting "Birdman".
Her competitors were movies such as Sniper, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game, Selma, Stephen Hawking Universe, and Obsession.
In total, the movie was nominated for nine Academy Awards, and received four gold statuettes, including Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay and Best Director. Birdman has previously received other prestigious professional awards, including the 2015 Golden Globe Awards for Best Screenplay and Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy. The project was also nominated for two KinoNews 2015 awards, but eventually lost to its rivals.
The movie stars Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Michael Keaton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan, Bill Camp, John Douglas Rainey, Shade Roop and other actors.
The Academy Awards ceremony took place at the Los Angeles-based Dolby Theater. It was hosted by the popular Hollywood actor Neil Patrick Haris.
The full list of nominees is available in a special section of our portal - "Oscar 2015".
The Topic of Article: Oscar 2015: Best Picture Winner Announced.