Academy Awards 2016 – The Nominees

The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on the 14th January, with The Revenant leading the way with 12 nominations.

The ceremony will take place on Sunday, 28th February with Chris Rock returning to host.

Here is the comprehensive list of all the nominees:

Best Motion Picture of the Year

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

Spotlight Spotlight

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Bryan Cranston for Trumbo

Matt Damon for The Martian

Leonardo DiCaprio for The Revenant

Michael Fassbender for Steve Jobs

Eddie Redmayne for The Danish Girl

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Cate Blanchett for Carol

Brie Larson for Room

Jennifer Lawrence for Joy

Charlotte Rampling for 45 Years

Saoirse Ronan for Brooklyn

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Christian Bale for The Big Short

Tom Hardy for The Revenant

Mark Rylance for Bridge of Spies

Mark Ruffalo for Spotlight

Sylvester Stallone for Creed

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Jennifer Jason Leigh for The Hateful Eight

Rooney Mara for Carol

Rachel McAdams for Spotlight

Alicia Vikander for The Danish Girl

Kate Winslet for Steve Jobs

Best Achievement in Directing

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 Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

Bridge of Spies – Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Ex Machina – Alex Garland

Inside Out – Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, Ronnie Del Carmen

Spotlight – Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy

Straight Outta Compton – Andrea Berloff, Jonathan Herman, S. Leigh Savidge, Alan Wenkus

Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

The Big Short – Charles Randolph, Adam McKay

Brooklyn – Nick Hornby

Carol – Phyllis Nagy

The Martian – Drew Goddard

Room – Emma Donoghue

Best Animated Feature Film of the Year


O Menino e o Mundo

Inside Out

Shaun the Sheep Movie

Omoide no Mânî

Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

El abrazo de la serpiente



Saul fia


Best Achievement in Cinematography

Carol – Edward Lachman

The Hateful Eight – Robert Richardson

Mad Max: Fury Road – John Seale

The Revenant – Emmanuel Lubezki

Sicario – Roger Deakins

Best Achievement in 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, Mary Jo Markey

Best Achievement in Production Design

Bridge of Spies – Adam Stockhausen, Rena DeAngelo, Bernhard Henrich

The Danish Girl – Eve Stewart, Michael Standish

Mad Max: Fury Road – Colin Gibson, Lisa Thompson

The Martian – Arthur Max, Celia Bobak

The Revenant – Jack Fisk, Hamish Purdy

Best Achievement in Costume Design

Carol – Sandy Powell

Cinderella – Sandy Powell

The Danish Girl – Paco Delgado

Mad Max: Fury Road – Jenny Beavan

The Revenant – Jacqueline West

Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling

Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann – Love Larson, Eva Von Bahr

Mad Max: Fury Road – Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega, Damian Martin

The Revenant – Sian Grigg, Duncan Jarman, Robert A. Pandini

Best 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

Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

“Earned It” – The Weeknd, Belly, TBD, Stephan Moccio (Fifty Shades of Grey)

“Til It Happens to You” – Diane Warren, Lady Gaga (The Hunting Ground)

“Manta Ray” – J. Ralph, Antony Hegarty (Racing Extinction)

“Writing’s On The Wall” – Sam Smith, James Napier (Spectre)

“Simple Song #3” – David Lang (Youth)

Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

Bridge of Spies – Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, Drew Kunin

Mad Max: Fury Road – Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff, Ben Osmo

The Martian – Paul Massey, Mark Taylor, Mac Ruth

The Revenant – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom, Chris Duesterdiek

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilson

Best Achievement in Sound Editing

Mad Max: Fury Road – Mark A. Mangini, David White

The Martian – Oliver Tarney

The Revenant – Martín Hernández, Lon Bender

Sicario – Alan Robert Murray

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Matthew Wood, David Acord

Best Achievement in Visual Effects

Ex Machina – Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Williams Ardington, Sara Bennett

Mad Max: Fury Road – Andrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver, Andy Williams

The Martian – Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence, Steven Warner

The Revenant – Richard McBride, Matt Shumway, Jason Smith, Cameron Waldbauer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Roger Guyett, Pat Tubach, Neal Scanlan, Chris Corbould

Best Documentary Feature

Amy – Asif Kapadia, James Gay-Rees

Cartel Land – Matthew Heineman, Tom Yellin

The Look of Silence – Joshua Oppenheimer, Signe Byrge Sørensen

What Happened, Miss Simone? – Liz Garbus, Amy Hobby, Justin Wilkes

Winter on Fire – Evgeny Afineevsky, Den Tolmor

Best Documentary (Short Subject)

Body Team 12 – David Darg, Bryn Mooser

War Within the Walls – Courtney Marsh, 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, Nomi Talisman

Best Short Film (Animated)

Historia de un oso – Gabriel Osorio Vargas, Pato Escala Pierart

Mi ne mozhem zhit bez kosmosa – Konstantin Bronzit

Prologue – Richard Williams, Imogen Sutton

Sanjay’s Super Team – Sanjay Patel, Nicole Paradis Grindle

World of Tomorrow – Don Hertzfeldt

Best Short Film (Live Action)

Ave Maria – Basil Khalil, Eric Dupont

Day One – Henry Hughes

Alles wird gut – Patrick Vollrath

Shok – Jamie Donoughue

Stutterer – Benjamin Cleary, Serena Armitage


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