Oscars 2016

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2015 and took place on February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards in 24 categories.





Best motion picture of the year: “Spotlight”

Performance by an actor in a leading role: Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Revenant”

Performance by an actress in a leading role: Brie Larson in “Room”

Achievement in directing: “The Revenant” Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Performance by an actor in a supporting role: Mark Rylance in “Bridge of Spies”

Performance by an actress in a supporting role: Alicia Vikander in “The Danish Girl”

Original screenplay: “Spotlight” Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy

Adapted screenplay: “The Big Short” Screenplay by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay

Best animated feature film of the year: “Inside Out” Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera

Best documentary feature: “Amy” Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees

Best foreign language film of the year: “Son of Saul” Hungary

Achievement in cinematography: “The Revenant” Emmanuel Lubezki

Achievement in visual effects: “Ex Machina” Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original score): “The Hateful Eight” Ennio Morricone

Achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song): “Writing’s On The Wall” from “Spectre”

Achievement in costume design: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Jenny Beavan

Achievement in makeup and hairstyling: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega and Damian Martin

Achievement in film editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Margaret Sixel

Achievement in sound editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Mark Mangini and David White

Achievement in sound mixing: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo

Achievement in production design: “Mad Max: Fury Road” Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson

Best animated short film: “Bear Story” Gabriel Osorio and Pato Escala

Best documentary short subject: “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness” Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Best live action short film: “Stutterer” Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage


Marianna Szoke, Las Vegas