Some movies that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences nominated for the Best Picture Oscar in 2015 included "American Sniper," "Boyhood," "The Grand Budapest Hotel," "The Imitation Game" and "Selma." "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" won the award for Best Picture.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gives out awards in a number of other categories, including Best Animated Film and Best Foreign Language Film. In 2015, the award for Best Animated Feature Film went to "Big Hero 6." Other nominees in that category included "How to Train Your Dragon 2" and "Song of the Sea." The winner of the Best Foreign Language Film award was "Ida." Other foreign language film nominees included "Tangerines" and "Wild Tales."