'The Revenant' Leads Your 2016 Academy Awards Nominations

January 14, 2016


Here's the complete list of nominees. Congratulations to them all! Overwhelming shame to everyone else.

Best motion picture of the year
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant

Performance by an 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

Performance by an actress in a leading role
Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

Performance by an 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

Performance by an 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

Achievement in directing
The Big Short - Adam McKay
Mad Max: Fury Road - George Miller
The Revenant - Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Room - Lenny Abrahamson
Spotlight - Tom McCarthy

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

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 and 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

Best animated feature film of the year
Anomalisa - Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson, and Rosa Tran
Boy and the World - Alê 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

Best 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

Best foreign language film of the year
Embrace of the Serpent - Colombia
Mustang - France
Son of Saul - Hungary
Theeb - Jordan
A War - Denmark

Achievement in cinematography
Carol - Ed Lachman
The Hateful Eight - Robert Richardson
Mad Max: Fury Road - John Seale
The Revenant - Emmanuel Lubezki
Sicario - Roger Deakins

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 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, the River: The Price of Forgiveness - Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy
Last Day of Freedom - Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman

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 and hairstyling
Mad Max: Fury Road - Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin
The 100-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 music written for motion pictures (Original song)
Earned It from Fifty Shades of Grey
Music and Lyric by Abel Tesfaye, Ahmad Balshe, Jason Daheala Quenneville and Stephan Moccio
Manta Ray from Racing Extinction
Music by J. Ralph and Lyric by Antony Hegarty
Simple Song #3 from Youth
Music and Lyric by David Lang
Til It Happens To You from The Hunting Ground
Music and Lyric by Diane Warren and Lady Gaga
Writing's On The Wall from Spectre
Music and Lyric by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith

Achievement in 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

Best animated short film
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 live action short film
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

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, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson

Achievement in 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

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