Other titles up for awards include Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant and Steve Jobs.
Todd Haynes’ Carol leads the fifth Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) International Awards, receiving five nominations including best picture, best direction, and best screenplay.
Both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara have been nominated for their roles, as best actress and best supporting actress respectively.
The Big Short follows with four nominations, including best direction, best actor for Steve Carell, and best supporting actor for Christian Bale.
Mad Max: Fury Road, The Martian, The Revenant, and Steve Jobs all garnered three nominations.
Sicario and The Danish Girl received two nominations apiece.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on January 29.
In total, 17 films are vying for awards in seven categories.
Full List of Nominees
AACTA International Award for Best Film
- The Big Short
- Mad Max: Fury Road
- The Revenant
AACTA International Award for Best Direction
- Adam Mackay – The Big Short
- Todd Haynes - Carol
- George Miller - Mad Max: Fury Road
- Ridley Scott – The Martian
- Alejandro González Iñárritu – The Revenant
AACTA International Award for Best Screenplay
- Phyllis Nagy - Carol
- Alex Garland – Ex Machina
- Drew Goddard – The Martian
- Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer - Spotlight
- Aaron Sorkin – Steve Jobs
AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actor
- Steve Carell - The Big Short
- Matt Damon - The Martian
- Leonardo Dicaprio - The Revenant
- Michael Fassbender - Steve Jobs
- Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl
AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actress
- Cate Blanchett - Carol
- Emily Blunt - Sicario
- Brie Larson - Room
- Saoirse Ronan - Brooklyn
- Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road
AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor
- Christian Bale - The Big Short
- Paul Dano – Love and Mercy
- Benicio Del Toro - Sicario
- Joel Edgerton – Black Mass
- Mark Rylance – Bridge Of Spies
AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress
- Judy Davis – The Dressmaker
- Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight
- Rooney Mara - Carol
- Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl
- Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs