2015 Academy Awards

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

The 2015 Academy Awards will be presented on Feb. 28, 2016, at the Kodak Theatre. All of the nominees are listed below.

Best Picture The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
The Revenant
Best Animated Picture Anomalisa
Boy and the World
Inside Out
Shaun the Sheep Movie
When Marnie Was There
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
Actress in a Leading Role Cate Blanchett, Carol
Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
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
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
Directing Adam McKay, The Big Short
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant
Lenny Abrahamson, Room
Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Writing >
Original Screenplay Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Bridge of Spies
Alex Garland, Ex Machina
Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley, Inside Out
Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler
Adapted Screenplay Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge, Straight Outta Compton
Nick Hornby, Brooklyn
Phyllis Nagy, Carol
Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short
Drew Goddard, The Martian
Emma Donoghue, Room
Cinematography Ed Lachman, Carol
Robert Richardson, The Hateful Eight
John Seale, Mad Mad: Fury Road
Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant
Roger A. Deakins, Sicario
Production Design Bridge of Spies, Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich
The Danish Girl, Eve Stewart (Production Design); Michael Standish (Set Decoration)
Mad Max: Fury Road, Colin Gibson (Production Design); Lisa Thompson (Set Decoration)
The Martian, Arthur Max (Production Design); Celia Bobak (Set Decoration)
The Revenant, Jack Fisk (Production Design); Hamish Purdy (Set Decoration)
Editing Mark Mangini and David White, Mad Max: Fury Road
Oliver Tarney, The Martian
Martin Hernandez and Lon Bender, The Revenant
Alan Robert Murray, Sicario
Matthew Wood and David Acord, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Mixing Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom and Drew Kunin, Bridge of Spies
Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo, Mad Max: Fury Road
Paul Massey, Mark Taylor and Mac Ruth, The Martian
Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom and Chris Duesterdiek, The Revenant
Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio and Stuart Wilson, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Song "Earned It" from Fifty Shades of Grey
"Manta Ray" from Racing Extinction
"Simple Song #3" from Youth
"Till It Happens to You" from The Hunting Ground
"Writing's on the Wall" from Spectre
Original Score Thomas Newman, Bridge of Spies
Carter Burwell, Carol
Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
Jóhann Jóhannsson, Sicario
John Williams, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Film Editing Hank Corwin, The Big Short
Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road
Stephen Mirrione, The Revenant
Tom McArdle, Spotlight
Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Costume Design Sandy Powell, Carol
Sandy Powell, Cinderella
Paco Delgado, The Danish Girl
Jenny Beavan, Mad Max: Fury Road
Jacqueline West, The Revenant
Makeup Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin, Mad Max: Fury Road
Love Larson and Eva von Bahr, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared
Sian Grigg, Duncan Jarman and Robert Pandini, The Revenant
Visual Effects Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett, Ex Machina
Andrew Jackson, Tom Wood, Dan Oliver and Andy Williams, Mad Max: Fury Road
Richard Stammers, Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence and Steven Warner, The Martian
Rich McBride, Matthew Shumway, Jason Smith and Cameron Waldbauer, The Revenant
Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan and Chris Corbould, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Short Films
Animated Bear Story
Sanjay's Super Team
We Can't Live Without Cosmos
World of Tomorrow
Live Action Ave Maria
Day One
Everything Will Be Okay (Alles Wird Gut)
Short Subject Body Team 12
Chau, Beyond the Lines
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah
A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness
Last Day of Freedom
Feature Amy
Cartel Land
The Look of Silence
What Happened, Miss Simone?
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom
Foreign Language Film Embrace of the Serpent, Colombia
Mustang, France
Son of Saul, Hungary
Theeb, Jordan
A War, Denmark

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