Nominations for the 88th Academy Awards; watch the announcement.

Best motion picture of the year

Performance by an actor in a leading role

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

Performance by an actor in a supporting role

  • Christian Bale in The Big Short
  • Tom Hardy in The Revenant
  • Mark Ruffalo in Spotlight
  • Mark Rylance in Bridge Of Spies
  • Sylvester Stallone in Creed

Performance by an actress in a leading role

  • Cate Blanchett in Carol
  • Brie Larson in Room
  • Jennifer Lawrence in Joy
  • Charlotte Rampling in 45 Years
  • Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn

Performance by an actress in a supporting role

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

Best foreign language film of the year

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

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, 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