88th Oscar Nominees

2 Each January, all film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast in February, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking. View complete list of nominees for 88th Oscars: ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  • BRYAN CRANSTON - Trumbo
  • MATT DAMON - The Martian
  • LEONARDO DICAPRIO - The Revenant
  • MICHAEL FASSBENDER - Steve Jobs
  • EDDIE REDMAYNE - The Danish Girl
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
  • CHRISTIAN BALE - The Big Short
  • TOM HARDY - The Revenant
  • MARK RUFFALO - Spotlight
  • MARK RYLANCE - Bridge of Spies
  • SYLVESTER STALLONE - Creed
ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
  • CATE BLANCHETT - Carol
  • BRIE LARSON - Room
  • JENNIFER LAWRENCE - Joy
  • CHARLOTTE RAMPLING - 45 Years
  • SAOIRSE RONAN - Brooklyn
ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
  • JENNIFER JASON LEIGH - The Hateful Eight
  • ROONEY MARA - Carol
  • RACHEL MCADAMS - Spotlight
  • ALICIA VIKANDER - The Danish Girl
  • KATE WINSLET - Steve Jobs
ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
  • ANOMALISA - Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson and Rosa Tran
  • BOY AND THE WORLD - Ale Abreu
  • INSIDE OUT - Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera
  • SHAUN THE SHEEP MOVIE - Mark Burton and Richard Starzak
  • WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE - Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura
SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)
  • BEAR STORY - Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala
  • PROLOGUE - Richard Williams and Imogen Sutton
  • SANJAY’S SUPER TEAM - Sanjay Patel and Nicole Grindle
  • WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT COSMOS - Konstantin Bronzit
  • WORLD OF TOMORROW -Don Hertzfeldt
BEST PICTURE
  • THE BIG SHORT - Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Producers
  • BRIDGE OF SPIES - Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger, Producers
  • BROOKLYN - Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, Producers
  • MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Doug Mitchell and George Miller, Producers
  • THE MARTIAN - Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Mark Huffam, Producers
  • THE REVENANT - Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent and Keith Redmon, Producers
  • ROOM - Ed Guiney, Producer
  • SPOTLIGHT - Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust, Producers
CINEMATOGRAPHY
  • CAROL - Ed Lachman
  • THE HATEFUL EIGHT - Robert Richardson
  • MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - John Seale
  • THE REVENANT - Emmanuel Lubezki
  • SICARIO - Roger Deakins
COSTUME DESIGN
  • CAROL - Sandy Powell
  • CINDERELLA - Sandy Powell
  • THE DANISH GIRL - Paco Delgado
  • MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Jenny Beavan
  • THE REVENANT - Jacqueline West
DIRECTING
  • THE BIG SHORT - Adam McKay
  • MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - George Miller
  • THE REVENANT - Alejandro G. Iñárritu
  • ROOM - Lenny Abrahamson
  • SPOTLIGHT - Tom McCarthy
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
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
  • EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT - Colombia
  • MUSTANG - France
  • SON OF SAUL - Hungary
  • THEEB - Jordan
  • A WAR - Denmark
MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
  • MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
  • THE REVENANT - Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini
  • THE 100-YEAR-OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED - Love Larson and Eva von Bahr
PRODUCTION DESIGN
  • BRIDGE OF SPIES - Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich
  • THE DANISH GIRL - Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Michael Standish
  • MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
  • THE MARTIAN - Production Design: Arthur Max; Set Decoration: Celia Bobak
  • THE REVENANT -Production Design: Jack Fisk; Set Decoration: Hamish Purdy
VISUAL EFFECTS
  • EX MACHINA - 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
DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)
  • BODY TEAM 12 - David Darg and Bryn Mooser
  • CHAU, BEYOND THE LINES - Courtney Marsh and Jerry Franck
  • CLAUDE LANZMANN: SPECTRES OF THE SHOAH - Adam Benzine
  • A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
  • LAST DAY OF FREEDOM - Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman
DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)
  • AMY - Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees
  • CARTEL LAND - Matthew Heineman and Tom Yellin
  • THE LOOK OF SILENCE - Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen
  • WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? - Liz Garbus, Amy Hobby and Justin Wilkes
  • WINTER ON FIRE: UKRAINE’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM - Evgeny Afineevsky and Den Tolmor
SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)
  • AVE MARIA - Basil Khalil and Eric Dupont
  • DAY ONE - Henry Hughes
  • EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY (ALLES WIRD GUT) - Patrick Vollrath
  • SHOK - Jamie Donoughue
  • STUTTERER - Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage
WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)
  • BRIDGE OF SPIES - Written by Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen
  • EX MACHINA - Written by Alex Garland
  • 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
WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)
  • THE BIG SHORT - Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
  • BROOKLYN - Screenplay by Nick Hornby
  • CAROL - Screenplay by Phyllis Nagy
  • THE MARTIAN - Screenplay by Drew Goddard
  • ROOM - Screenplay by Emma Donoghue
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
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, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson
MUSIC (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
MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)
  • FIFTY SHADES OF GREY - “Earned It” from Fifty Shades of Grey; Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio
  • RACING EXTINCTION - “Manta Ray” from Racing Extinction; Music by J. Ralph, Lyric by Antony Hegarty
  • YOUTH - “Simple Song #3” from Youth; Music and Lyric by David Lang
  • THE HUNTING GROUND - “Til It Happens To You” from The Hunting Ground; Music and Lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga
  • SPECTRE - “Writing’s On The Wall” from Spectre; Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

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