2016 Academy Awards Round-Up



Best motion picture of the year


• < WINNER: > "Spotlight," Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust, producers


• "The Big Short," Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, producers


• "Bridge of Spies," Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger, producers


• "Brooklyn," Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey, producers


• "Mad Max: Fury Road," Doug Mitchell and George Miller, producers


• "The Martian," Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer and Mark Huffam, producers


• "The Revenant," Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent and Keith Redmon, producers


• "Room," Ed Guiney, producer


Achievement in directing


• < WINNER: > "Mad Max: Fury Road," George Miller


• "The Big Short," Adam McKay


• "The Revenant," Alejandro G. Iñárritu


• "Room," Lenny Abrahamson


• "Spotlight," Tom McCarthy


Performance by an actor in a leading role


• < WINNER: > Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Revenant"


• Bryan Cranston in "Trumbo"


• Matt Damon in "The Martian"


• Michael Fassbender in "Steve Jobs"


• Eddie Redmayne in "The Danish Girl"


Performance by an actress in a leading role


• < WINNER: > Brie Larson in "Room"


• Cate Blanchett in "Carol"


• Jennifer Lawrence in "Joy"


• Charlotte Rampling in "45 Years"


• Saoirse Ronan in "Brooklyn"


Performance by an actress in a supporting role


• < WINNER: > Alicia Vikander in "The Danish Girl"


• Jennifer Jason Leigh in "The Hateful Eight"


• Rooney Mara in "Carol"


• Rachel McAdams in "Spotlight"


• Kate Winslet in "Steve Jobs"


Performance by an actor in a supporting role


• < WINNER: > Mark Rylance in "Bridge of Spies"


• Christian Bale in "The Big Short"


• Tom Hardy in "The Revenant"


• Mark Ruffalo in "Spotlight"


• Sylvester Stallone in "Creed"


Best animated feature film of the year


• < WINNER: > "Inside Out," Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera


• "Anomalisa," Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson and Rosa Tran


• "Boy and the World," Alê Abreu


• "Shaun the Sheep Movie," Mark Burton and Richard Starzak


• "When Marnie Was There," Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura


Adapted screenplay


• < WINNER: > "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


• < WINNER: > "Spotlight," written by Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy


• "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 and Josh Cooley; original story by Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen


• "Straight Outta Compton," screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff


Achievement in cinematography


• < WINNER: > "The Revenant," Emmanuel Lubezki


• "Carol," Ed Lachman


• "The Hateful Eight," Robert Richardson


• "Mad Max: Fury Road," John Seale


• "Sicario," Roger Deakins


Achievement in costume design


• < WINNER > "Mad Max: Fury Road," Jenny Beavan


• "Carol," Sandy Powell


• "Cinderella," Sandy Powell


• "The Danish Girl," Paco Delgado


• "The Revenant," Jacqueline West


Best documentary feature


• < WINNER: > "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


• < WINNER: > "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness," Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy


• "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


• "Last Day of Freedom," Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman


Achievement in film editing


• < WINNER: > "Mad Max: Fury Road," Margaret Sixel


• "The Big Short," Hank Corwin


• "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


• < WINNER: > "Son of Saul," Hungary


• "Embrace of the Serpent," Colombia


• "Mustang," France


• "Theeb," Jordan


• "A War," Denmark


Achievement in makeup and hairstyling


• < WINNER: > "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)


• < WINNER: > "The Hateful Eight," Ennio Morricone


• "Bridge of Spies," Thomas Newman


• "Carol," Carter Burwell


• "Sicario," Jóhann Jóhannsson


• "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," John Williams


Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song)


• < WINNER: > "Writing's On The Wall" from "Spectre" Music and Lyric by Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes


• "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; Lyric by Anohni


• "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


Achievement in production design


• < WINNER: > "Mad Max: Fury Road," production design: Colin Gibson; set decoration: Lisa Thompson


• "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


• "The Martian," production design: Arthur Max; set decoration: Celia Bobak


• "The Revenant," production design: Jack Fisk; set decoration: Hamish Purdy


Best animated short film


• < WINNER: > "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


• < WINNER: > "Stutterer," Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage


• "Ave Maria," Basil Khalil and Eric Dupont


• "Day One," Henry Hughes


• "Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)," Patrick Vollrath


• "Shok," Jamie Donoughue


Achievement in sound editing


• < WINNER: > "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


• < WINNER: > "Mad Max: Fury Road," Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo


• "Bridge of Spies," Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin


• "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


• < WINNER: > "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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