Oscar Nominations

The nominees for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced and winners will be presented on February 28. Eight films were nominated in the Best Picture category. Categories with nominees of genre interest are listed below.

Best Picture

  • The Big Short
  • Bridge of Spies
  • Brooklyn
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Martian
  • The Revenant
  • Room
  • Spotlight

Best Actor

  • Bryan Cranston for Trumbo
  • Matt Damon for The Martian
  • Leonardo diCaprio for The Revenant
  • Michael Fassbinder for Steve Jobs
  • Eddie Redmayne for The Danish Girl

Best Director

  • Adam McKay for The Big Short
  • George Miller for Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Alejandro González Iñárritu for The Revenant
  • Lenny Abrahamson for Room
  • Tom McCarthy for Spotlight

Best Cinematography

  • Ed Lachman for Carol
  • Robert Richardson for The Hateful Eight
  • John Seale for Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Emmanuel Lubezki for The Revenant
  • Roger Deakins for Sicario

Animated Feature

  • Anomolisa
  • Boy and the World
  • Inside Out
  • Shaun the Sheep Movie
  • When Marie Was There

Animated Short Film

  • Bear Story
  • Prologue
  • Sanjay’s Super Team
  • We Can’t Leave Without Cosmos
  • World of Tomorrow

Writing, Adapted Screenplay

  • The Big Short, Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam MacKay
  • Brooklyn, Screenplay by Nick Hornby
  • Carol, Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy
  • The Martian, Screenplay by Drew Goddard
  • Room, Screenplay by Emily Donoghue

Written, Original Screenplay

  • Bridge of Spies, Written by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
  • Ex Machina, Written by Alex Gardland
  • Inside Out, Screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen
  • Spotlight, Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy
  • Straight Outta Compton, Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff

Achievement in Production Design

  • Bridge of Spies, Adam Stockhausen
  • The Danish Girl, Eve Stewart
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Colin Gibson
  • The Martian, Arthur Max
  • The Revenant, Jack Fisk

Achievement in Costume Design

  • Carol, Sandy Powell
  • Cinderella, Sandy Powell
  • The Danish Girl, Paco Delgado
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Jenny Veavan
  • The Revenant, Jacqueline West

Achievement in Film Editing

  • The Big Short, Hank Corwin
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Margaret Sixel
  • The Revenant, Stephen Mirrione
  • Spotlight, Tom McArdle
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey

Achievement in Makeup

  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
  • The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, Love Larson and Eva von Bahr
  • The Revenant, Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini

Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score)

  • Bridge of Spies, Thomas Newman
  • Carol, Carter Burwell
  • The Hateful Eight, Ennio Morricone
  • Sicario, Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Williams

Achievement in Sound Editing

  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Mark Mangini and David White
  • The Martian, Oliver Tarney
  • The Revenant, Martin Hernandez and Lon Bender
  • Sicario, Alan Robert Murray
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Matthew Wood and David Acord

Achievement in Sound Mixing

  • Bridge of Spies, Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, and Drew Kunin
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff, and Ben Osmo
  • The Martian, Paul Massey, Mark Taylor, and Mac Ruth
  • The Revenant, Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom, and Chris Duesterdiek
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Andy Nelson and Christopher Scarabosio

Achievement in Visual Effects

  • Ex Machine, Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington, and Sara Bennett
  • Mad Max: Fury Road, Andrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver, and Andy Williams
  • The Martian, Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence, and Steven Warner
  • The Revenant, Rich McBride, Matthew Shumway, Jason Smith, and Cameron Waldbauer
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan, and Chris Corbould

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