2 Academy Awards and 11 Oscars Nominations for France

87th Academy Awards, France got 11 nominations and 2 Academy Awards. Here is the list:


WINNER Alexandre Desplat in Best Original Score for The Grand Budapest Hotel

WINNER Editor Mathilde Bonnefoy in Best documentary for Citizenfour

Marion Cotillard in Best Actress in a leading role for "Two Days, One Night"

French-American Director Damien Chazelle in Best Adapted Screenplay for Whiplash

Alexandre Desplat in Best Original Score for The Imitation Game

Stephane Ceretti and and Nicolas Aithadi (shared with Paul Corbould and Jonathan Fawkner) in Best Visual Effects for Guardians of the Galaxy


Abderrahmane Sissako’s Timbuktu in Best Foreign Language Film. This French film will represent Mauritania in the Oscars race.

Song of the Sea (French coproduction) in Best Annimated Feature

The Salt of the Earth (French coproduction) in Best Documentary

Butter Lamp by Yak de Hu Wei and Julien Féret in Best Short Film

Aya by Oded Binnun and Mihal Brezis in Best Short Film

Also 4 other nominations for the film “Whiplash” by Damien Chazelle

- Best Picture: Jason Blum, David Lancaster, Helen Estabrook

Winner -Actor in a Supporting Role: J.K. Simmons

Winner -Film Editing: Tom Cross, “Whiplash”

Winner -Sound Mixing: Ben Wilkins, Craig Mann, Thomas Curley

Last modified on 24/02/2015

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