Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

• Six interesting facts about Oscar winner in 2015

In the United States announced the contenders for the main prize in the world of cinema. Announcement of the winners and award ceremony will take place on 22 February.

In the meantime, let's see what this time will surprise viewers upcoming 87th annual award ceremony "Oscar":

1. This year, no African-American or Asian

among the nominees for the "Oscar"

Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

It so happened that in 2015 the list of applicants for the award in the main category "Best Actor" and "Best Actress" no blacks or Asians, only white. The last time a similar situation occurred in 1998.

2. The nominations for directors and screenwriters no women

Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

Organizers of the ceremony of the Academy Award has accused not only of racism but of sexism. No woman was not nominated for "Oscar" in the category "Best Screenplay" and "Best Director". This has already happened in 1999 and lasted until 2009, when the gold statuette Kathryn Bigelow won in the category "Best Director" for the film "The Hurt Locker." It is worth noting that African-American women to date have never conquered Academy Award.

3. Morten Tildum became the first Norwegian to be nominated in the category "Best Director"

Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

In the category "Best Director" was first introduced to Norwegian director Morten Tildum with his biographical drama "The Imitation Game".

4. Meryl Streep won the 19th nomination for "Oscar"

Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

One day, the filmmakers called actress ugly. She did not once denied many directors when she made her first steps in the film industry.

Now, Meryl Streep has the most nominations in the history of the "Oscar". This time she entered the list of nominees for the "Oscar" for the role of the witch in Disney's musical "The farther into the woods ...".

5. Bradley Cooper is the third year in a row becomes a nominee for "Oscar"

Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

Bradley Cooper this year was nominated for "Oscar" for his role as Chris Kyle in the movie "American Sniper". In 2014, the actor was nominated as "Best Supporting Actor" for the game in the movie "scams in American," and in 2013 he was nominated in the category "Best Actor" for his film "My guy - crazy".

6. Alexandre Desplat received just two nominations in the same category

Six interesting facts about the Academy Awards 2015

In 2015, the composer Alexander Desplat chance to become the owner of "Oscar" were twice: he was nominated for "Oscar" in the category of "Best Original Score" for the movie "Hotel" Grand Budapest "" and "The Imitation Game".