2015 COFCA Awards Winners

2015 COFCA Awards Nominees

Central Ohio Film Critics AssociationIt’s that time again. The Central Ohio Film Critics Association has named its winners for 2015, led by the investigative drama Spotlight. Here is the full list of the 2015 COFCA awards winners:

Best Film

1. Spotlight
2. Inside Out
3. Room
4. Mad Max: Fury Road
5. Ex Machina
6. Sicario
7. Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
8. The Revenant
9. The Big Short
10. The Martian

Best Director

Winner: Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Runner-Up: George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Actor

Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Runner-Up: Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs

Best Actress

Winner: Brie Larson, Room
Runners-Up: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn and Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl

Best Supporting Actor

Winner: Benicio Del Toro, Sicario
Runner-Up: Oscar Isaac, Ex Machina

Best Supporting Actress

Winner: Alicia Vikander, Ex Machina
Runner-Up: Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight

Best Ensemble

Winner: Spotlight
Runner-Up: The Hateful Eight

Actor of the Year (for an exemplary body of work)

Winner: Alicia Vikander, Burnt, The Danish Girl, Ex Machina, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Seventh Son, and Testament of Youth
Runner-Up: Domhnall Gleeson, Brooklyn, Ex Machina, The Revenant, and Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Breakthrough Film Artist

Winner: Alicia Vikander, Burnt, The Danish Girl, Ex Machina, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Seventh Son, and Testament of Youth (for acting)
Runner-Up: Sean Baker, Tangerine (for producing, directing, screenwriting, film editing, cinematography, camera operation, and casting)

Best Cinematography

Winner: Emmanuel Lubezki, The Revenant
Runner-Up: John Seale, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Film Editing

Winner: Margaret Sixel, Mad Max: Fury Road
Runner-Up: Joe Walker, Sicario

Best Adapted Screenplay

Winner: Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, The Big Short
Runner-Up: Emma Donoghue, Room

Best Original Screenplay

Winner: Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, Spotlight
Runner-Up: Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley, Inside Out

Best Score

Winner: Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight
Runner-Up: Junkie XL, Mad Max: Fury Road

Best Documentary

Winner: The Look of Silence
Runner-Up: Amy

Best Foreign Language Film

Winner: Phoenix
Runner-Up: Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes)

Best Animated Film

Winner: Inside Out
Runner-Up: Anomalisa

Best Overlooked Film

Winner: The Tribe (Plemya)
Runner-Up: The Gift

Previous Best Film winners:

2002: Punch-Drunk Love
2003: Lost in Translation
2004: Million Dollar Baby
2005: A History of Violence
2006: Children of Men
2007: No Country for Old Men
2008: WALL·E
2009: Up in the Air
2010: Inception
2011: Drive
2012: Moonrise Kingdom
2013: Gravity
2014: Selma

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