Oscars update: ‘Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘Imitation Game’ reap bids with all 7 guilds

Prior to Oscar voting closing on Thursday (Jan. 8), we have heard from seven of the guilds as to their picks for the best of the year. An eighth, the Makeup & Hairstylist Guild, chimes in tomorrow but the other four don’t announce their nominees till next week: Directors Guild and Cinema Audio Society (next Tuesday) and Motion Picture Sound Editors and Visual Effects Society (next Wednesday). 

Only two films — “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “The Imitation Game” — have reaped bids across the board. Another strong Oscar contender, “Birdman,” has scored with six guilds and was not eligible with the seventh, the WGA. “Boyhood,” our frontrunner for Best Picture, was cited by five guilds while “Selma,” which we currently have ranked third for Best Picture, has been all but shut out save for a costume design nod due to a lack of screeners. 

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

PGA = Producers 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)
CDG = Costume Designers Guild (report)

Seven Guilds

The Grand Budapest Hotel
PGA – Best Picture
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)

The Imitation Game
PGA – Best Picture
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)

Six Guilds

Birdman” (not WGA eligible) 
PGA – Best Picture
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
CDG – Contemporary Film (Albert Wolsky)

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)

Five Guilds 

Boyhood
PGA – Best Picture
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)

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

Four Guilds

American Sniper
PGA – Best Picture
WGA – Best Adapated Screenplay (Jason Hall)
ACE – Drama Film (Joel Cox, Gary Roach)
ADG – Contemporary Film  (James J. Murakami, Charisse Cardenas)

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)

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)
CDG – Fantasy Film (Alexandra Byrne)

Into the Woods
SAG – Supp. Actress (Meryl Streep)
ACE – Comedy/Musical (Wyatt Smith)
ADG – Fantasy Film (Dennis Gassner)
CDG – Fantasy Film (Colleen Atwood)

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)

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

Three Guilds

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

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

Two Guilds 

Interstellar
ADG – Fantasy Film (Nathan Crowley)
CDG – Contemporary Film (Trish Summerville)

Unbroken
ADG – Period Film (Jon Hutman)
ASC – Roger Deakins

One Guild 

Cake
SAG – Actress (Jennifer Aniston)

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”
ADG – Fantasy Film (Peter Wenham)

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
ADG – Fantasy Film (James Chinlund)

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”
CDG – Fantasy Film (Bob Buck, Ann Maskrey, Richard Taylor)

The Judge 
SAG – Supp. Actor (Robert Duvall)

St. Vincent
SAG – Supp. Actress (Naomi Watts)

Selma” (not WGA eligible)
CDG – Period Film (Ruth E. Carter)

Still Alice
SAG – Actress (Julianne Moore“)

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

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