Oscars preview: ‘Birdman,’ ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ score with 11 of 12 guilds

With Wednesday’s nominations announcement by the Motion Picture Sound Editors, we have now heard from all dozen guilds.

Two films — “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel”  — have reaped bids with 11 of the 12 guilds. “Birdman” was not eligible with the writers while “Grand Budapest” did not register with the sound mixers.

The Imitation Game” has scored with all but the makeup/hairstylists and sound mixers. “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Gone Girl” make the cut with eight while “American Sniper did so with seven. “Boyhood” (our frontrunner for Best Picture). “Interstellar,” “Into the Woods,” “Nightcrawler,”  “The Theory of Everything” and “Unbroken” nabbed nods with six.

Selma,” which we currently have ranked third for Best Picture, has been all but shut out save for costume design, hairstyling and sound editing noms due to a lack of screeners. 

Below, a breakdown by picture of guild nominations to date. 

PGA = Producers Guild of America (report)
DGA = Directors Guild of America (report)
SAG = Screen Actors Guild (report)
WGA = Writers Guild of America (report)
ACE = American Cinema Editors (report)
ADG = Art Directors Guild (report)
ASC = American Society of Cinematographers (report)
CAS = Cinema Audio Society (report)
CDG = Costume Designers Guild (report)
MHG = Makeup & Hairstyling Guild (report
MPSE = Motion Picture Sound Editors (report)
VES = Visual Effects Society (report)

Eleven Guilds

Birdman” (not WGA eligible)
PGA – Best Picture
DGA – Best Director (Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu)
SAG – Best Ensemble, Actor (Michael Keaton), Supp. Actor (Edward Norton), Supp. Actress (Emma Stone)
ACE – Comedy/Musical (Douglas Crise, Stephen Mirrione)
ADG – Contemporary Film (Kevin Thompson)
ASC – Emmanuel Lubezki
CAS – Sound Mixing
CDG – Contemporary Film (Albert Wolsky)
MHG – Contemporary Hairstyling
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley, Dialogue & ADR, Music
VES – Supporting Visual Efffects

The Grand Budapest Hotel
PGA – Best Picture
DGA – Best Director (Wes Anderson)
SAG – Best Ensemble
WGA – Best Original Screenplay (Wes Anderson)
ACE – Comedy/Musical (Barney Pilling)
ADG – Period Film (Adam Stockhausen)
ASC – Robert D. Yeoman
CDG – Period Film (Milena Canonero)
MHG – Period/Character Makeup, Hairstyling
MPSE – Dialogue & ADR
VES – Supporting Visual Efffects

Ten Guilds

The Imitation Game
PGA – Best Picture
DGA – Best Director (Morten Tyldum)
SAG – Best Ensemble, Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Supp. Actress (Keira Knightley)
WGA – Best Adapted Screenplay (Graham Moore)
ACE – Drama Film (William Goldenberg)
ADG – Period Film (Maria Djurkovic)
ASC – Oscar Faura
CDG – Period Film (Sammy Sheldon Differ)
MPSE – Dialogue & ADR
VES – Supporting Visual Efffects

Eight Guilds

Gone Girl
PGA – Best Picture
SAG – Actress (Rosamund Pike)
WGA – Best Adapted Screenplay (Gillian Flynn)
ACE – Drama Film (Kirk Baxter)
ADG – Contemporary Film (Donald Graham Burt)
CDG – Contemporary Film (Trish Summerville)
MHG – Contemporary Makeup 
MPSE – Music

Guardians of the Galaxy
WGA – Best Adapated Screenplay (James Gunn and Nicole Perlman)
ACE – Comedy/Musical (Fred Rasking, Hughes Winborn, Craig Wood)
ADG – Fantasy Film (Charles Wood)
CAS – Sound Mixing
CDG – Fantasy Film (Alexandra Byrne)
MHG – Contemporary Makeup, Hairstyling, Special Makeup
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley, Music
VES – Visual Efffects

Seven Guilds

American Sniper
PGA – Best Picture
DGA – Best Director (Clint Eastwood)
WGA – Best Adapated Screenplay (Jason Hall)
ACE – Drama Film (Joel Cox, Gary Roach)
ADG – Contemporary Film  (James J. Murakami, Charisse Cardenas)
CAS – Sound Mixing
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley

Six Guilds

Boyhood
PGA – Best Picture
DGA – Best Director (Richard Linklater)
SAG – Best Ensemble, Supp. Actor (Ethan Hawke), Supp. Actress (Patricia Arquette)
WGA – Best Original Screenplay (Richard Linklater
ACE – Drama Film (Sandra Adair)
CDG – Contemporary Film (Kari Perkins)

Interstellar
ADG – Fantasy Film (Nathan Crowley)
CAS – Sound Mixing
CDG – Contemporary Film (Trish Summerville)
MHG – Contemporary Makeup
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley, Music
VES – Visual Efffects

Into the Woods
SAG – Supp. Actress (Meryl Streep)
ACE – Comedy/Musical (Wyatt Smith)
ADG – Fantasy Film (Dennis Gassner)
CDG – Fantasy Film (Colleen Atwood)
MHG – Period/Character Makeup, Hairstyling. Special Makeup
MPSE – Musical 

Nightcrawler
PGA – Best Picture
SAG – Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal)
WGA – Best Original Screenplay (Dan Gilroy)
ACE – Drama Film (John Gilroy)
ADG – Contemporary Film  (Kevin Kavanaugh)
MHG – Contemporary Makeup

The Theory of Everything” (not WGA eligible)
PGA – Best Picture
SAG – Best Ensemble, Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Actress (Felicity Jones)
ADG – Period Film  (John Paul Kelly)
CDG – Period Film (Steven Noble)
MHG – Period/Character Makeup, Hairstyling
MPSE – Dialogue & ADR

Unbroken
ADG – Period Film (Jon Hutman)
ASC – Roger Deakins
CAS – Sound Mixing
MHG – Period Makeup
VES – Supporting Visual Efffects
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley, Dialogue & ADR

Five Guilds 

Foxcatcher
PGA – Best Picture
SAG – Actor (Steve Carell), Supp. Actor (Mark Ruffalo)
WGA – Best Original Screenplay (E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman)
ADG – Contemporary Film (Jess Gonchor)
MHG – Special Makeup

Whiplash
PGA – Best Picture
SAG – Supp. Actor (J.K. Simmons)
WGA – Best Original Screenplay (Damien Chazelle
ACE – Drama Film (Tom Cross)
MPSE – Dialogue & ADR, Musical

Four Guilds

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
ADG – Fantasy Film (Peter Wenham)
MHG – Contemporary Makeup
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley
VES – Visual Efffects

Three Guilds

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
ADG – Fantasy Film (James Chinlund)
MPSE – Sound Effects & Foley, Dialogue & ADR, Music
VES – Visual Efffects

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
CDG – Fantasy Film (Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor)
MHG – Special Makeup
VES – Visual Efffects

Inherent Vice
ACE – Comedy/Musical (Leslie Jones)
ADG – Period Film (David Crank)
CDG – Period Film (Mark Bridges)

Selma” (not WGA eligible)
CDG – Period Film (Ruth E. Carter)
MHG – Period Hairstyling
MPSE – Music

Wild
SAG – Actress (Reese Witherspoon)
WGA – Best Adapated Screenplay (Nick Hornby)
CDG – Contemporary Film (Melissa Bruning)

Two Guilds 

Still Alice
SAG – Actress (Julianne Moore“)
MPSE- Dialogue & ADR

St. Vincent
SAG – Supp. Actress (Naomi Watts)
MHG – Contemporary Hairstyling

One Guild 

Cake
SAG – Actress (Jennifer Aniston)

The Judge 
SAG – Supp. Actor (Robert Duvall)

Mr. Turner” (not WGA eligible)
ASC – Dick Pope

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