Oscar 2016: Best Director

Oscar nominees for the 88th annual awards were announced on Thursday morning, January 14, 2016 live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The ceremony, hosted by Chris Rock for the second time, will be held on Feb. 28 and air live on ABC.

Achievement in Directing:

“The Big Short” Adam McKay

“Mad Max: Fury Road” George Miller

“The Revenant” Alejandro G. Iñárritu

“Room” Lenny Abrahamson

“Spotlight” Tom McCarthy


Directors (in Alphabetical Order):

Abrahamson, Lenny, “Room”

Inarritu, Alejandro G., “The Revenant”

McCarthy, Tom, “Spotlight”

McKay, Adam, “The Big Short”

Miller, George, “Mad Max: Fury Road”