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Selma

Oscars 2015: Selma tops social media buzz

By Michael Rosser

Selma, Benedict Cumberbatch, The Lego Movie and ‘Dick Poop’ set social networks buzzing following this year’s Oscar nominations.

Oscars 2015 Best Film nominees

Oscars 2015: Best Film nominees Video

By Alex Flood

A closer look at the best picture nominees at the 87th Academy Awards including reactions, reviews and in-depth features.

KEY DATES

  • Nov 8 The Governors Awards
  • Dec 3 Official Screen Credits and music submissions due
  • Dec 29 Nominations voting
  • Jan 8 Nominations voting
  • Jan 15 Oscar nominations
  • Feb 2 Oscar Nominees Luncheon
  • Feb 6 Final voting begins
  • Feb 7 Scientific Technical Awards
  • Feb 17 Final voting ends
  • Feb 22 87th Academy Awards

AWARDS FEATURES

Birdman

Oscars 2015: Acting nominations in pictures

Slideshow of actors up for leading and supporting Academy Awards.

American Sniper

Oscars 2015: Best Film nominations in pictures

Slideshow of Best Film nominations at the 87th Academy Awards.

Oscars

The hunt for Best Picture

The best picture nominations race is on the final lap. Jeremy Kay analyses the contenders.

Boyhood

The making of Boyhood

The team behind Richard Linklater’s Boyhood talks to Jeremy Kay about the challenges and rewards of bringing to life this extraordinary 12-year project

The Lego Movie behind the scenes

Phil Lord & Chris Miller, The Lego Movie

Phil Lord and Chris Miller talk to Michael Rosser about their animated hit, The Lego Movie, which far exceeds its commercial spin-off roots to become an emotional story that celebrates human creativity

Big Hero 6

Don Hall & Chris Williams, Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 co-directors Don Hall and Chris Williams tell Jean Noh about building the world of San Fransokyo for their Marvel comic superhero adaptation

The Book of Life

Jorge Gutierrez, The Book of Life

Despite a disastrous first pitch to Guillermo del Toro, Jorge Gutierrez succeeded in making a unique animated feature inspired by Greek mythology and Mexico’s Day of the Dead.

Dean DeBlois & Bonnie Arnold, How To Train Your Dragon 2

How To Train Your Dragon 2 director Dean DeBlois and producer Bonnie Arnold talk to John Hazelton about the film’s more mature themes and making the most of the latest animation technology

COMMENT

Jeremy Kay

Respect the producer

Precisely what a producer does is one of the murkiest questions in cinema.

AWARDS COUNTDOWN: INTERVIEWS

Ruben Ostlund

Ruben Ostlund, Force Majeure

Ruben Ostlund, the Swedish director of Force Majeure, tells Tiffany Pritchard about his lengthy casting process, the Titanic myth and his love of YouTube.

Life Itself

Steve James, Life Itself

Documentarian Steve James talks to John Hazelton about capturing the career and spirit of Roger Ebert while avoiding the pitfalls of hagiography.

Nick Broomfield

Nick Broomfield, Tales Of The Grim Sleeper

Nick Broomfield tells Wendy Mitchell why his doc Tales Of The Grim Sleeper is about a whole neighbourhood, not just one killer.

Academy Museum

AMPAS’s global reach

AMPAS boss Dawn Hudson talks to Wendy Mitchell about advancing the Academy’s influence across the world and its efforts to protect film’s legacy

Laura Poitras

Laura Poitras, Citizenfour

Film-maker Laura Poitras becomes part of the story with her history-in-the-making documentary, Citizenfour, about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

DIGITAL EDITION

Screen cover January 23 2015

Screen January 23 2015

Browse the digital version of Screen International here including interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Daldry; and special reports on the VFX of Interstellar, the Goteborg Film Festival and short films.