Birdman


1h 59m 2014

Film Details

Also Known As
Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), Birdman oder Die unverhoffte Macht der Ahnungslosigkeit, Birdman ou (les vertus insoupçonnées de l'ignorance), Birdman: Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Dark Comedy
Drama
Fantasy
Release Date
2014
Production Company
A Canada Film Capital Company ; BLT Communications ; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc. ; Featured Cuisine ; Fotokem Film & Video ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Igloo Music Studios ; Le Grisbi Productions ; New Regency Productions ; New Regency Productions ; Regency Enterprises ; Rodeo Fx ; Scarlet Letters ; Spectral Motion ; Stone Management, Inc. ; Technicolor ; The Seelig Group ; Universal Studios Sound Facilities ; Warner Bros. Sound ; Worldview Entertainment ; Worldview Entertainment
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment ; 20th Century Fox International ; Cinemart ; Empire ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Intercom ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Odeon S.A. ; SF Studios ; Sena
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Synopsis

Crew

The San Francisco Symphony & Chorus

Song Performer

Jason Acevedo

Chef

Michael Acevedo

Carpenter

Ivy Agregan

Visual Effects Producer

Joseph A Alfieri

Construction Coordinator

Tristan Allen

Grip

Doug Anderson

Scenic Artist

Jannette Anton

Production Assistant

Paul Aulicino

Supervising Sound Editor

Yosef Barbalat

Art Director

Corey Bayes

Assistant Editor

Loic Beguel

Matchmove Artist

Robert Beischer

Production Assistant

Alexis Belanger

Compositor

Bradford Bell

Rerecording

Karen Bender

Production Assistant

Vincent Bergeron

Production Assistant

Eric Bergman

Post-Production Supervisor

Christine Bergren

Music

Dave Bergstrom

Rerecording

Jeff Bernat

Song

Jeff Bernat

Song Performer

Vincent Blanco

Visual Effects

Armando Bo

Screenplay

Armando Bo

Screenplay

Armando Bo

Associate Producer

Armando Bo

Associate Producer

Armando Bo

Associate Producer

Robert Bock

Rotoscope Artist

Cooper Boniece

Rigging Grip

Jim Boniece

Key Rigging Grip

Fernando Borges-pacheco

Visual Effects

Gustavo Borner

Music Scoring Mixer

Alex Borys

Assistant Location Manager

Marie-pierre Boucher

Production Coordinator

Pierre Boulez

Song Performer

Darin Bouyssou

Art Department

Michael Brennan

Rigging Electrician

Conrad V Brink

Special Effects Coordinator

Kevin Brink

On-Set Dresser

Kelly J Britt

Electric

Kelly Britt

Electric

Thomas Montminy Brodeur

Compositor

Peter A Brown

Sound Designer

Peter A Brown

Sound Supervisor

Éloi Brunelle

Compositing Supervisor

Jane Bulmer

Assistant

Charles Bunnag

Colorist

Scott Burik

Stunts

Eva Z. Cabrera

Script Supervisor

Norman Cabrera

Art Department

Nicole Callender

Stunts

Paul Candrilli

Best Boy Grip

Scott Cannizzaro

Adr

Anton Capaldo-smith

Film Lab

Stephen Carter

Art Director

Raymond Carver

Source Material

Raymond Carver

Other

Flavia Casa

Production Assistant

Guillaume Champagne

Modelmaker

Kai Wai Cheng

Grip

Andrew Cheung

Grip

Judy Chin

Makeup

Francis Clement

Visual Effects Editor

Francis Clement

Visual Effects Editor

Peter Colavito

Best Boy Electric

George Colucci

Stunts

Bradley Combs

Chef

John Conner

Assistant Camera

Mike Conners

Production Assistant

Molly Conners

Executive Producer

Luis Contreras

Electrician

Abby Coon

Accounting Assistant

Emma Cooper

Unit Publicist

James Coppella

Art Director

Blaise Corrigan

Stunts

William Cote

Production Assistant

Stacy Courtney

Stunts

Serge Courtois

Music Scoring Mixer

Thierry Couturier

Supervising Sound Editor

Joel Cowell

Song

Louis Craig

Special Effects

David Crawford

Production Manager

Douglas Crise

Editor

Jack Cronin

Production Assistant

Francois Croteau

Matte Painter

Joel Custer

Assistant Property Master

Jean Philippe Dagenais

Rotoscope Artist

Mikaël Damant-sirois

Visual Effects

Patrick David

Compositor

Daniel Davila

Music Scoring Mixer

The Orchestra Of The Opéra De Lyon

Song Performer

Joseph Decongilio

Chef

Dave Deever

Video Assist/Playback

Grant Derkac

Assistant

Dan Detitta

Assistant Set Decorator

George Detitta Jr.

Set Decorator

Michael Dillon

Film Lab

Alexander Dinelaris

Screenplay

Alexander Dinelaris

Associate Producer

Andreane Dodier-villeneuve

Compositor

James P. Dolan

Rigging Electrician

Peter Donohue

Production Assistant

Kat Drazen

Hair Stylist

Adam Dubov

Production Assistant

Maggie Dubris

Medic

Julien Dubuisson

Visual Effects

Vincent Dudouet

Compositor

Joe Dzuban

Foley Editor

Mary Elizalde

Executive In Charge

Mike Elizalde

Costume Supervisor

Peter Epstein

Stunts

Lynn Fainchtein

Music Supervisor

Catherine Feeny

Assistant Director

Joe Fleming

Rigging Grip

Claire Flewin

Art Department

Juan Flores

Colorist

Kevin Flynn

Transportation Captain

Nicholas Flynn

Assistant

Ray Flynn

Rigging Electrician

Ray Flynn

Electric

Frederick Fraleigh

Art Department

Sebastien Francoeur

3-D Artist

Alyssa Frankel

Production Assistant

Jon Franklin

Medic

Aja Frary

Stunts

Steve Fratianni

Grip

Alan Fregtman

Visual Effects

Emily Freund

Editorial Production Assistant

Jean-francois Gagne

Compositor

Carl Gagnon

Modelmaker

Tim Gallin

Stunts

Ariana Gallo

Costume Coordinator

Sue Gandy

Assistant Costume Designer

Albert Gasser

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Nerses Gezalyan

Foley Mixer

Nicolas Giacobone

Screenplay

Nicolas Giacobone

Associate Producer

Soal Givord

Animator

Aaron Glascock

Sound Designer

Lewis Gluck

Special Effects Foreman

Zach Gonchor

Scenic Artist

Adam Goodnoff-cernese

On-Set Dresser

Alexander Gorodetsky

Scenic Artist

Maria Gorodetsky

Scenic Artist

Robert Graf

Unit Production Manager

Rick Grayson

Editing

Glynna Grimala

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Martine Guay

Matte Painter

Judy Gurr

Set Decorator

Gus Gustafson

Production Coordinator

Chris Haarhoff

Steadicam Operator

Catherine Harper

Foley Artist

Rebecca Harris

Production Assistant

Emile Harvey

Compositor

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

James Heerdegen

Dolly Grip

Eric Helmin

Graphic Designer

Jay Hendrickx

Scenic Artist

Chris Herman

Camera

Martin Hernandez

Music Editor

Martin Hernandez

Supervising Sound Editor

Jeff Himmel

Art Department

Elyse Hollander

Assistant

Jamie Horwitz

Accounting Assistant

Drew P Houpt

Associate Producer

Mark D Houston

Post-Production Accountant

G.a. Howard

Art Department Coordinator

Jocelyn Hudon

Animator

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Screenplay

Alejandro González Iñárritu

Producer

Samuel Jacques

Visual Effects

Jean-sébastien Jasenovic

Visual Effects

Mary Jasionowski

Production Accountant

Roberto Jimenez

Electric

Sarah Johnson

Executive Producer

Sarah E. Johnson

Executive Producer

Timothy Joliat

On-Set Dresser

Tanisha Jones

Accounting Assistant

Peter Kaczorowski

Lighting Technician

Benjamin Kaiser

Chef

Benjamin Kanes

Stunt Double

Will Kaplan

Music Editor

Erica Kay

Production Manager

Jeremy R. Keller

Editorial Production Assistant

Sara Kelley

Production Assistant

Ara Khanikian

Visual Effects Supervisor

Gloria Kim

Production Assistant

Julien Klein

Compositor

Kyle Knauf

Stand-In

Peter Kohn

Assistant Director

Junko Komori

Art Department

Brandie Konopasek

Colorist

Jim Kontos

Production Manager

Pete Kreinbihl

Transportation Co-Captain

Maria Kruse

Production

Johann Kunz

Special Effects Coordinator

Jonathan Laborde

Visual Effects

Paul Lacovara

Stunts

Josh Lakatos

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Birdman (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance), Birdman oder Die unverhoffte Macht der Ahnungslosigkeit, Birdman ou (les vertus insoupçonnées de l'ignorance), Birdman: Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Dark Comedy
Drama
Fantasy
Release Date
2014
Production Company
A Canada Film Capital Company ; BLT Communications ; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc. ; Featured Cuisine ; Fotokem Film & Video ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Igloo Music Studios ; Le Grisbi Productions ; New Regency Productions ; New Regency Productions ; Regency Enterprises ; Rodeo Fx ; Scarlet Letters ; Spectral Motion ; Stone Management, Inc. ; Technicolor ; The Seelig Group ; Universal Studios Sound Facilities ; Warner Bros. Sound ; Worldview Entertainment ; Worldview Entertainment
Distribution Company
Fox Searchlight Pictures; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment ; 20th Century Fox International ; Cinemart ; Empire ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Fox Searchlight Pictures ; Intercom ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Odeon S.A. ; SF Studios ; Sena
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 59m

Award Wins

Best Original Screenplay

2014
Alexander Dinelaris

Best Picture

2015

Best Cinematography

2014
Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Director

2014
Alejandro González Iñárritu

Best Original Screenplay

2014
Alejandro González Iñárritu

Best Original Screenplay

2014
Nicolas Giacobone

Best Original Screenplay

2014
Armando Bo

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States October 17, 2014

Released in United States 2014 (Main Program)

Released in United States 2014 (Special Presentations)

Released in United States 2014 (Spotlight Films)

Released in United States on Video February 17, 2015

Released in United States on Video February 17, 2015

Released in United States 2014

Limited Release in United States October 17, 2014

Play within the film is based on the story "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" by Raymond Carver.