Five NYU alumni were honored with Oscar nominations for direction, production, writing and costume design today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Five NYU alumni were honored with Oscar nominations for direction, production, writing and costume design today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The 87th Academy awards for outstanding film achievements of 2014 will be presented February 22, 2015 in a ceremony hosted by Neil Patrick Harris.

Below is the full list of Tisch alumni nominees:

BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
American Sniper
Andrew Lazar '89 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV) / Producer

The Theory of Everything
Lisa Bruce '91 (MFA, Kanbar, Film) / Producer

ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
Inherent Vice
Mark Bridges '87 (MFA, Design)

ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
Foxcatcher
Bennett Miller '89 (Kanbar, F&TV)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Foxcatcher
E. Max Frye '85 (BFA, Kanbar, F&TV)

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