- Associated Press - Friday, January 8, 2016

LONDON (AP) - Nominations in the main categories for the British Academy Film Awards, announced Friday:

Best film: “The Big Short”; “Bridge Of Spies”; “The Revenant”; “Carol”; “Spotlight”

Outstanding British film: “45 Years”; “Amy”; “Brooklyn”; “The Danish Girl”; “Ex Machina”; “The Lobster”

Leading actress: Brie Larson, “Room”; Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”; Cate Blanchett, “Carol”; Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”; Maggie Smith, “The Lady In The Van”

Leading actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”; Eddie Redmayne, “The Danish Girl”; Michael Fassbender, “Steve Jobs”; Matt Damon, “The Martian”; Bryan Cranston, “Trumbo”

Supporting actress: Kate Winslet, “Steve Jobs”; Alicia Vikander, “Ex Machina”; Rooney Mara, “Carol”; Jennifer Jason Leigh, “The Hateful Eight”; Julie Walters, “Brooklyn”

Supporting actor: Benicio Del Toro, “Sicario”; Christian Bale, “The Big Short”; Idris Elba, “Beasts Of No Nation”; Mark Ruffalo, “Spotlight”; Mark Rylance, “Bridge Of Spies”

Director: Adam McKay, “The Big Short”; Steven Spielberg, “Bridge Of Spies”; Todd Haynes, “Carol”; Ridley Scott, “The Martian”; Alejandro G. Inarritu, “The Revenant”

Film not in the English language: “The Assassin”; “Force Majeure”; “Theeb”; “Timbuktu”; “Wild Tales”

Documentary: “Amy”; “Cartel Land”; “He Named Me Malala”; “Listen To Me Marlon”; “Sherpa”

Animated film: “Inside Out”; “Minions”; “Shaun The Sheep”

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer: Alex Garland, director, “Ex Machina”; Debbie Tucker Green, writer-director, “Second Coming”; NajiI Abu Nowar, writer-director, and Rupert Lloyd, producer, “Theeb”; Sean McAllister, director-producer, and Elhum Shakerifar, producer, “A Syrian Love Story”; Stephen Fingleton, writer-director, “The Survivalist”

Original screenplay: “Bridge Of Spies”; “Ex Machina”; “The Hateful Eight”; “Inside Out”; “Spotlight”

Adapted screenplay: “The Big Short”; “Brooklyn”; “Carol”; Room”; “Steve Jobs”

Editing: “The Big Short”; “Bridge Of Spies”; “Mad Max: Fury Road”; “The Martian”; “The Revenant”

Production design: “Bridge Of Spies”; “Carol”; “Mad Max: Fury Road”; “The Martian”; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Costume design: “Brooklyn”; “Carol”; “Cinderella”; “The Danish Girl”; “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Makeup and Hair: “Brooklyn”; “Carol”; “The Danish Girl”; “Mad Max: Fury Road”: “The Revenant”

Sound: “Bridge Of Spies”; “Mad Max: Fury Road”; “The Martian”; “The Revenant”; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Special visual effects: “Ant-Man”; “Ex Machina”; “Mad Max: Fury Road”; “The Martian”; “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

Rising Star: Bel Powley; Brie Larson; Dakota Johnson, John Boyega, Taron Egerton.

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