The 88th Academy Award Nomination Contenders and Categories 


The 88th Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST. And the nominees for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced several days ago in Los Angeles, setting the stage for the next few weeks of Oscar campaigning. 

Let’s get right to the nominees, starting with the eight films picked for Best Picture this year. 

 

Best Picture 

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

 

Best Director 

Adam McKay, The Big Short 
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road 
Alejandro G. Inarritu, The Revenant 
Lenny Abrahamson, Room 
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight 

 

Best Actor 

Bryan Cranston, Trumbo 
Matt Damon, The Martian 
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant 
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs 
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl 

 

Best Actress 

Cate Blanchett, Carol 
Brie Larson, Room 
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy 
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years 
Saoirse Ronan, Brook 

 

Best Supporting Actor 

Christian Bale, The Big Short 
Tom Hardy, The Revenant 
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight 
Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies 
Sylvester Stallone, Creed 

 

Best Supporting Actress 

Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight 
Rooney Mara, Carol 
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight 
Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl 
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs 

 

Best Animated Feature Film 

Anomalisa 
Boy and the World 
Inside Out 
Shaun the Sheep Movie 
When Marnie Was There 

 

Best Adapted Screenplay 

The Big Short 
Brooklyn 
Carol 
The Martian 
Room 

 

Best Original Screenplay 

Bridge of Spies 
Ex Machina 
Inside Out 
Spotlight 
Straight Outta Compton 

 

Best Cinematography 

Carol 
The Hateful Eight 
Mad Max: Fury Road 
The Revenant 
Sicario 

 

Best Costume Design 

Carol 
Cinderella 
The Danish Girl 
Mad Max: Fury Road 
The Revenant 

 

Best Documentary Feature 

Amy 
Cartel Land 
The Look of Silence 
What Happened, Miss Simone? 
Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom 

 

Best Documentary Short Subject 

Body Team 12 
Chau, Beyond the Lines 
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah 
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness 
Last Day of Freedom 

 

Best Foreign Language Film 

Embrace Of The Serpent 
Mustang 
Son of Saul 
Theeb 
A War 

 

Best Makeup And Hairstyling 

Mad Max: Fury Road 
The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared 
The Revenant 

 

Best Original Song 

“Earned It,” Fifty Shades of Grey 
“Manta Ray,” Racing Extinction 
“Simple Song No. 3,” Youth 
“‘Til It Happens to You,” The Haunting Ground 
“Writings on the Wall,” Spectre 

 

Best Original Score 

Bridge of Spies 
Carol 
The Hateful Eight 
Sicario 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 

 

Best Animated Short Film 

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

 

Best Live Action Short Film 

Ave Maria 
Day One 
Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut) 
Shok 
Stutterer 

 

Best Sound Editing 

Mad Max: Fury Road 
The Martian 
The Revenant 
Sicario 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 

 

Best Sound Mixing 

Bridge of Spies 
Mad Max: Fury Road 
The Martian 
The Revenant 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 

 

Best Production Design 

Bridge of Spies 
The Danish Girl 
Mad Max: Fury Road 
The Martian 
The Revenant 

 

Best Visual Effects 

Ex Machina 
Mad Max: Fury Road 
The Martian 
The Revenant 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 

See also: 12 Oscar-Winning Movies You Say You’ll Watch But Never Do 

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