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Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2015

The 28th Chicago Film Critics Association Awards were announced on December 16, 2015. The awards honor the best in film for 2015. The nominations were announced on December 14. Mad Max: Fury Road received the most nominations (7), followed by Carol (6) and The Revenant (5).

28th Chicago Film Critics Association Awards
DateDecember 16, 2015
SiteChicago, Illinois U.S.
Best FilmMad Max: Fury Road
Most awardsMad Max: Fury Road (5)
Most nominationsMad Max: Fury Road (7)


Winners and nomineesEdit

George Miller, Best Director winner
Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Actor winner
Brie Larson, Best Actress winner
Benicio del Toro, Best Supporting Actor winner
Alicia Vikander, Best Supporting Actress winner

The winners and nominees for the 28th Chicago Film Critics Association Awards are as follows:[1][2]


Best Film Best Director
Mad Max: Fury Road - Doug Mitchell and George Miller George MillerMad Max: Fury Road
Best Actor Best Actress
Leonardo DiCaprioThe Revenant as Hugh Glass Brie LarsonRoom as Joy "Ma" Newsome
Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress
Benicio del ToroSicario as Alejandro Gillick Alicia VikanderThe Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener
Best Original Screenplay Best Adapted Screenplay
SpotlightTom McCarthy and Josh Singer The Big ShortAdam McKay and Charles Randolph based on the book by Michael Lewis
Best Animated Film Best Foreign Language Film
Inside Out - Peter Docter and Jonas Rivera Son of Saul (Hungary) in Hungarian - Directed by Laszlo Nemes
Best Documentary Best Original Score
Amy - Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees The Hateful EightEnnio Morricone
Best Production Design Best Editing
Mad Max: Fury Road - Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson
  • The Assassin - Production Design: Ding-Yang Weng; Set Decoration: Erica Wei Ju Chang
  • Brooklyn - Production Design: Tania Bijlani, Irene O'Brien and Robert Parle; Set Decoration: Stephan McKenzie and Manon Thomas
  • Carol - Production Design: Jesse Rosenthal; Set Decoration: Scott A. Lawson
  • Crimson Peak - Production Design: Brandt Gordon; Set Decoration: Carlos Caneca
Mad Max: Fury RoadJason Ballantine and Margaret Sixel
Best Cinematography
Mad Max: Fury RoadJohn Seale
Most Promising Filmmaker Most Promising Performer
Alex GarlandEx Machina Jacob TremblayRoom as Jack Newsom

Awards breakdownEdit


  1. ^ Zwecker, Bill (December 14, 2015). "'Mad Max' leads pack with most nominations from Chicago Critics". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved December 22, 2015.
  2. ^ Gire, Dann (December 17, 2015). "'Mad Max: Fury Road' wins best picture from Chicago Film Critics". Chicago Daily Herald. Retrieved December 22, 2015.

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