The Shaunies, 2015

Below you can find the list of nominees and winners (in bold) for the 2015 Shaunie Awards! If you want to listen to the full announcement, check out the podcast episode featuring special co-host Keith Jenks and many special guests along the way. Enjoy!


BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Crimson Peak
Ex Machina
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Martian
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Cary Joji Fukunaga, Beasts of No Nation
Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant
John Seale, Mad Max: Fury Road
Mike Gioulakis, It Follows
Robert Richardson, The Hateful Eight

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
Andrew Cedar, Charlie Puth, Justin Franks, & Wiz Khalifa, "See You Again," Furious 7
Brian Wilson & Scott Montgomery, "One Kind of Love," Love & Mercy
Eminem, "Phenomenal," Southpaw
James Ford Murphy, "Lava," Lava
Robert Florczak, "N'chi Ya Nani (Whose Land Is This?)," Roar

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
Michael Brook, Brooklyn
Michael Giacchino, Inside Out
Richard Vreeland, It Follows
Stephen Rennicks, Room

BEST VOCAL PERFORMANCE
Ben Whishaw, Paddington
James Spader, Avengers: Age of Ultron
Jennifer Jason Leigh, Anomalisa
Lewis Black, Inside Out
Ryan Reynolds, The Voices

BEST YOUNG STAR
Abraham Attah, Beasts of No Nation
Elias Schwarz, Goodnight Mommy
Imogene Wolodarsky, Infinitely Polar Bear
Jacob Tremblay, Room
Milo Parker, Mr. Holmes

BEST DIRECTORIAL DEBUT
Alex Garland, Ex Machina
Joel Edgerton, The Gift
John Maclean, Slow West
Maya Forbes, Infinitely Polar Bear
S. Craig Zahler, Bone Tomahawk

BEST CAST
The Big Short
The Hateful Eight
Spotlight
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Straight Outta Compton

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Greta Gerwig, Mistress America
Helen Mirren, Trumbo
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Mya Taylor, Tangerine
Susanne Wuest, Goodnight Mommy

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Benicio Del Toro, Sicario
Idris Elba, Beasts of No Nation
Oscar Isaac, Ex Machina
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Walton Goggins, The Hateful Eight

BEST ACTRESS
Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
Brie Larson, Room
Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Tangerine
Margot Robbie, Z for Zachariah
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn

BEST ACTOR
Ian McKellen, Mr. Holmes
Jason Segel, The End of the Tour
Johnny Depp, Black Mass
Mark Ruffalo, Infinitely Polar Bear
Paul Dano, Love & Mercy

BEST SCREENPLAY
Adam McKay & Charles Randolph, The Big Short
Alex Garland, Ex Machina
Charlie Kaufman, Anomalisa
Drew Goddard, The Martian
Emma Donoghue, Room

BEST DIRECTOR
Alejandro González Iñárritu, The Revenant
Cary Joji Fukunaga, Beasts of No Nation
George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road
Kornél Mundruczó, White God
Lenny Abrahamson, Room

BEST PICTURE
Beasts of No Nation
The Big Short
Ex Machina
Mad Max: Fury Road
Room