2016/15 Oscar Season
88th Academy Awards

best actor in a leading role

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

22nd Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bryan Cranston – Trumbo (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Matt Damon – The Martian (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Johnny Depp – Black Mass (Critics, SAG)

Abraham Attah – Beasts of No Nation (Spirit)

Christopher Abbott – James White (Spirit)

Christian Bale – The Big Short (Globes)

Steve Carell – The Big Short (Globes)

Ben Mendelsohn – Mississippi Grind (Spirit)

Al Pacino – Danny Collins (Globes)

Mark Ruffalo – Infinitely Polar Bear (Globes)

Jason Segel – The End of the Tour (Spirit)

Koudous Seihon – Mediterranea (Spirit)

Will Smith – Concussion (Globes)

best actress in a leading role

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

22nd Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Brie Larson – Room (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Cate Blanchett – Carol (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Jennifer Lawrence – Joy (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Rooney Mara – Carol (Globes, Spirit)

Maggie Smith – The Lady in the Van (Globes, BAFTA)

Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl (Globes, BAFTA)

Melissa McCarthy – Spy (Globes)

Helen Mirren – Woman in Gold (SAG)

Bel Powley – The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Spirit)

Kitana Kiki Rodriguez – Tangerine (Spirit)

Amy Schumer – Trainwreck (Globes)

Sarah Silverman – I Smile Back (SAG)

Charlize Theron – Mad Max: Fury Road (Critics)

Lily Tomlin – Grandma (Globes)

best actor in a supporting role

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

22nd Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Christian Bale – The Big Short (SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Tom Hardy – The Revenant (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Sylvester Stallone – Creed (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

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Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation (Globes, SAG, BAFTA, Spirit)

Michael Shannon – 99 Homes (Globes, Critics, SAG, Spirit)

Paul Dano – Love & Mercy (Globes, Critics, Spirit)

Kevin Corrigan – Results (Spirit)

Benicio del Toro – Sicario (BAFTA)

Richard Jenkins – Bone Tomahawk (Spirit)

Jacob Tremblay – Room (SAG)

best actress in a supporting role

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

22nd Screen Actor Guild Awards (SAG)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Alicia Vikander — The Danish Girl (Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Rooney Mara – Carol (Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Rachel McAdams – Spotlight (Critics, SAG, Oscars)

⭐︎ Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs (Globes, Critics, SAG, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Helen Mirren – Trumbo (Globes, Critics, SAG)

Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina (Globes, BAFTA)

Robin Bartlett – H. (Spirit)

Jane Fonda – Youth (Globes)

Marin Ireland – Glass Chin (Spirit)

Jennifer Jason Leigh – Anomalisa (Spirit)

Cynthia Nixon – James White (Spirit)

Mya Taylor – Tangerine (Spirit)

Julie Walters – Brooklyn (BAFTA)

best picture

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

27th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Spotlight (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Big Short (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bridge of Spies (Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Brooklyn (Critics, PGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mad Max: Fury Road (Globes, Critics, PGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Martian (Globes, Critics, PGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Revenant (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Room (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

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Carol (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Spirit)

Sicario (Critics, PGA)

Anomalisa (Spirit)

Beasts of No Nation (Spirit)

Ex Machina (PGA)

Joy (Globes)

Spy (Globes)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Critics)

Straight Outta Compton (PGA)

Tangerine (Spirit)

Trainwreck (Globes)

best director

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

68th Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

👑 Alejandro G. Iñárritu – The Revenant (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Lenny Abrahamson – Room (Oscars)

⭐︎ Tom McCarthy – Spotlight (Globes, Critics, DGA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Adam McKay — The Big Short (DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road (Globes, Critics, DGA, Oscars)

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Todd Haynes – Carol (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Spirit)

Ridley Scott – The Martian (Globes, Critics, DGA, BAFTA)

Steven Spielberg – Bridge of Spies (Critics, BAFTA)

Sean Baker – Tangerine (Spirit)

Cary Joji Fukunaga – Beasts of No Nation (Spirit)

Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson – Anomalisa (Spirit)

David Robert Mitchell – It Follows (Spirit) 

best original song

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 "Writing's on the Wall" – Spectre (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ "Earned It" — Fifty Shades of Grey (Oscars)

⭐︎ "Manta Ray" — Racing Extinction (Oscars)

⭐︎ "Simple Song #3" – Youth (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ "Til It Happens to You" – The Hunting Ground (Critics, Oscars)

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"Love Me like You Do” – Fifty Shades of Grey (Globes, Critics)

"One Kind of Love" – Love & Mercy (Globes, Critics)

"See You Again" – Furious 7 (Globes, Critics)

best original score

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Hateful Eight (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bridge of Spies (BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Carol (Globes, Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Sicario (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Star Wars: The Force Awakens (BAFTA, Oscars)

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The Revenant (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

The Danish Girl (Globes)

Spotlight (Critics)

Steve Jobs (Globes)

best film editing

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

66th American Cinema Editors Awards (ACE Eddie)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Mad Max: Fury Road (Critics, BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Big Short (Critics, BAFTA, ACE Eddie1, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Revenant (Critics, BAFTA, ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Spotlight (Critics, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Star Wars: The Force Awakens (ACE Eddie2, Oscars)

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The Martian (Critics, BAFTA, ACE Eddie2)

Ant-Man (ACE Eddie1)

Bridge of Spies (BAFTA)

Heaven Knows What (Spirit)

It Follows (Spirit)

Joy (ACE Eddie1)

Manos Sucias (Spirit)

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (ACE Eddie1)

Room (Spirit)

Sicario (ACE Eddie2)

Trainwreck (ACE Eddie1)

 

American Cinema Editors Awards rewards Comedy or Musical1 and Dramatic2 Features

best cinematography

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

30th American Society of Cinematographers Awards (ASC)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Revenant (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ Carol (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Hateful Eight (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mad Max: Fury Road (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Oscars)

⭐︎ Sicario (Critics, BAFTA, ASC, Oscars)

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Bridge of Spies (BAFTA, ASC)

Beasts of No Nation (Spirit)

It Follows (Spirit)

The Martian (Critics)

Meadowland (Spirit)

Songs My Brothers Taught Me (Spirit)

best production design

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

20th Art Directors Guild Awards (ADG)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Mad Max: Fury Road (Critics, ADG3, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bridge of Spies (Critics, ADG2, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Danish Girl (Critics, ADG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Martian (Critics, ADG1, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Revenant (ADG2, Oscars)

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Carol (Critics, BAFTA)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (ADG3, BAFTA)

Brooklyn (Critics)

Cinderella (ADG3)

Crimson Peak (ADG2)

Ex Machina (ADG1)

Joy (ADG1)

Jurassic World (ADG3)

Sicario (ADG1)

Spectre (ADG1)

Tomorrowland (ADG3)

Trumbo (ADG2)

 

Art Directors Guild Awards rewards Contemporary1, Period2 & Fantasy3 Design

best visual effects

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

14th Visual Effects Society Awards (VES)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Ex Machina (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mad Max: Fury Road (Critics, VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Martian (Critics, VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Revenant (Critics, Oscars)

⭐︎ Star Wars: The Force Awakens (VES, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Ant-Man (BAFTA)

Furious 7 (VES)

Jurassic World (Critics)

San Andreas (VES)

The Walk (Critics)

 

*Visual Effects Society Awards category here is Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature

best documentary feature

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

27th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

68th Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Amy (Critics, PGA, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Cartel Land (Critics, DGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Look of Silence (Critics, PGA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ What Happened, Miss Simone? (DGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom (Oscars)

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Meru (PGA, DGA, Spirit)

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (Critics, DGA)

He Named Me Malala (Critics, BAFTA)

Best of Enemies (Spirit)

Heart of a Dog (Spirit)

The Hunting Ground (PGA)

Listen to Me Marlon (BAFTA)

The Russian Woodpecker (Spirit)

Sherpa (BAFTA)

Something Better to Come (PGA)

(T)error (Spirit)

Where to Invade Next (Critics)

best animated feature

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

27th Producer Guild of America Awards (PGA)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

43rd Annie Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Inside Out (Globes, Critics, PGA, BAFTA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ Anomalisa (Globes, Critics, PGA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ Boy and the World (Oscars)

⭐︎ Shaun the Sheep Movie (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Annie, Oscars)

⭐︎ When Marnie Was There (Oscars)

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The Good Dinosaur (Globes, Critics, PGA, Annie)

The Peanuts Movie (Globes, Critics, PGA, Annie)

Minions (Critics, PGA, BAFTA)

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (Annie)

best sound

“Mad Max: Fury Road” - Editing

“Mad Max: Fury Road” - Mixing

3rd Association of Motion Picture Sound Awards (AMPS)

52nd Cinema Audio Society, USA Awards (CAS)

63rd Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA Awards (MPSE)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Mad Max: Fury Road (CAS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Bridge of Spies (AMPS, CAS, BAFTA, Oscars2)

⭐︎ The Martian (AMPS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ The Revenant (CAS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

⭐︎ Sicario (MPSE, Oscars1)

⭐︎ Star Wars: The Force Awakens (AMPS, CAS, MPSE, BAFTA, Oscars1, Oscars2)

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The Hateful Eight (AMPS, CAS)

Ant-Man (MPSE)

Jurassic World (MPSE)

Southpaw (MPSE)

Spectre (AMPS)

Association of Motion Picture Sound rewards “sound”

Cinema Audio Society rewards “sound mixing”

Motion Picture Sound Editors rewards “sound editing”

BAFTA rewards “sound”

Oscar rewards “sound editing1” and “sound mixing2”

best costume design

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

18th Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDG)

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Mad Max: Fury Road (Critics, BAFTA, CDG3, Oscars)

⭐︎ Carol (Critics, BAFTA, CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ Cinderella (Critics, BAFTA, CDG3, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Danish Girl (Critics, BAFTA, CDG2, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Revenant (Oscars)

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Brooklyn (Critics, BAFTA, CDG2)

Beasts of No Nation (CDG1)

Crimson Peak (CDG2)

Ex Machina (CDG3)

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (CDG3)

Joy (CDG1)

Kingsman: The Secret Service (CDG1)

The Martian (CDG1)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (CDG3)

Trumbo (CDG2)

Youth (CDG1)

 

Costume Designers Guild Awards rewards Contemporary1, Period2 & Sci/Fantasy3 Design

best makeup + HAIrstyling

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

3rd Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards (HMUH)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Mad Max: Fury Road wins Critics, HMUH (Period/Character MU), HMUH (SFX MU), BAFTA, Oscars

Cinderella wins HMUH (Period/Character Hair)

Fast & Furious 7 wins HMUH (Contemporary MU)

Pitch Perfect 2 wins HMUH (Contemporary Hair)

best international film

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Son of Saul, Hungary (Globes, Critics, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Embrace of the Serpent, Colombia (Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Mustang, France (Globes, Critics, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Theeb, Jordan (BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ A War, Denmark (Oscars)
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The Assassin, Taiwan (Critics, BAFTA)

The Brand New Testament, Belgium (Globes)

The Club, Chile (Globes)

The Fencer, Finland (Globes)

Force Majeure, Sweden (BAFTA)

Girlhood, France (Spirit)

Goodnight Mommy, Austria (Critics)

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence, Sweden (Spirit)

The Second Mother, Brazil (Critics)

Timbuktu, Mauritania (BAFTA)

Wild Tales, Argentina (BAFTA)

best adapted screenplay

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

68th Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 The Big Short (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Brooklyn (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Carol (WGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ The Martian (Critics, WGA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Room (Globes, Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

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Steve Jobs (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA)

Anomalisa (Spirit)

The End of the Tour (Spirit)
Trumbo (WGA)

best original screenplay

73rd Golden Globes

21st Critics’ Choice Awards

68th Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)

69th British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)

31st Independent Spirit Awards

88th Academy Awards

 

👑 Spotlight (Globes, Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Spirit, Oscars)

⭐︎ Bridge of Spies (Critics, WGA, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Ex Machina (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Inside Out (Critics, BAFTA, Oscars)

⭐︎ Straight Outta Compton (WGA, Oscars)

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The Hateful Eight (Globes, Critics, BAFTA)

Bone Tomahawk (Spirit)

Sicario (WGA)

Trainwreck (WGA)