Oscars 2016
Best actor nominees: Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender, Eddie Redmayne, and Leonardo DiCaprioReuters

The nominations for the Oscars 2016 have been announced with Leonardo DiCaprio, Eddie Redmayne and Michael Fassbender among the stars competing for best actor. Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Lawrence and Brie Larson are among those in the best actress category for their respective roles in Carol, Joy and Room.

Competing in the best picture category are The Revenant, The Big Short, Room and Mad Max: Fury Road.

Other nominations include Amy for best documentary, Writing's On The Wall from James Bond movie Spectre in the best original score category, and Star Wars for film editing.

Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, actor John Krasinski and directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee, had the honour of unveiling the list on 14 January 2016 from Los Angeles.

The 88th Academy Awards will be taking place on 28 February 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, hosted by comedian Chris Rock.

Oscars 2016
Best actress nominees: Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan, Charlotte Rampling, Jennifer Lawrence, Cate BlanchettReuters

Full Oscars 2016 nominations

Best picture

  • The Big Short
  • Bridge Of Spies
  • Brooklyn
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Martian
  • The Revenant
  • Room
  • Spotlight

Best actor

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

Best actress

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

Best supporting actor

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

Best supporting actress

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

Best director

  • Adam McKay – The Big Short
  • George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Alejandro G. Inarritu – The Revenant
  • Lenny Abrahamson – Room
  • Tom McCarthy – Spotlight

Adapted screenplay

  • The Big Short
  • Brooklyn
  • Carol
  • The Martian
  • Room

Original screenplay

  • Bridge Of Spies
  • Ex-Machina
  • Inside Out
  • Spotlight
  • Straight Outta Compton

Film editing

  • Big Short
  • Mad Max
  • Revenant
  • Spotlight
  • Star Wars

Foreign language film

  • Embrace Of The Serpent
  • Mustang
  • Son Of Saul
  • Theeh
  • A War

Original score

  • Bridge Of Spies
  • Carol
  • The Hateful Eight
  • Sicario
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Production design

  • Bridge Of Spies
  • The Danish Girl
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Martian
  • The Revenant

Visual effects

  • Ex Machina
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Martian
  • The Revenant
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Animated feature film

  • Anomalesa
  • Boy And The World
  • Inside Out
  • Shaun The Sheep Movie
  • When Marnie Was There

Cinematography

  • Carol
  • Hateful Eight
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant
  • Sicario

Costume design

  • Carol
  • Cinderella
  • The Danish Girl
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Revenant

Documentary feature

  • Amy
  • Cartel Land
  • The Look Of Silence
  • What Happened, Miss Simone?
  • Winter On Fire: Ukraine's Fight For Freedom

Original song

  • Earned It – Fifty Shades Of Grey
  • Manta Rey – Racing Extinction
  • Simple Song #3 – Youth
  • Till It Happens To You – The Hunting Ground
  • Writing's On The Wall - Spectre

Animated short film

  • Bear Story
  • Prologue
  • Sanjay's Super Team
  • We Can't Live Without Cosmos
  • World Of Tomorrow

Sound editing

  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Martian
  • The Revenant
  • Sicario
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sound mixing

  • Bridge Of Spies
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Martian
  • The Revenant
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens