The 26th Annual New York Oscar Viewing Party celebrated the 87th Academy Awards at DANIEL , Sunday, February 22, 2015. Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), East Coast Academy members, prior Oscar winners, Oscar nominees, industry executives and special guests enjoyed the evening with an exclusive cocktail reception, French cuisine by award winning chef Daniel Boulud and watched live on big screens Oscars 2015 hosted by Neil Patrick Harris held at Dolby Theatre, Hollywood & Highland Center, California. AMPAS NY Oscar Night Viewing Party arrivals included AMPAS director Patrick Harrison, New York programs and membership; award winning chef owner Daniel Boulud, DANIEL; CEO Arthur Manson, Cinemanson Marketing And Distribution Corp.; Academy Award-winning filmmaker Shawn Christensen; Harvey Kagan, former technical director of Columbia Pictures; Opera singer Allison Charney, PREformances with Allison Charney; animation director Pieter Kroon; animation producer Cecile Kroon and special guests.
The 87th Oscars presented by AMPAS honored excellence in film achievements of 2014. The Oscars were televised in more than 250 countries worldwide.