Oscar 2016: Best Screenplay (Original and Adapted)

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.

Adapted Screenplay:

“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:

“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, Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen

“Spotlight” Written by Josh Singer & Tom McCarthy

“Straight Outta Compton” Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge & Alan Wenkus and Andrea Berloff