The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 87th Academy Awards. The films are listed in alphabetical order as follows:
The Amazing Spider-Man 2
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Theory of Everything
Last year’s recipients of Makeup and Hairstyling Oscars were Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews for their work on director Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club, beating out Stephen Prouty for Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa and Joel Harlow and Gloria Pasqua-Casny for The Lone Ranger.
On Saturday, January 10, 2015, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration. The 87th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Set to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, The 87th Annual Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.