112 Original Scores Advance Towards Oscar Nominations

The Academy has announced that 112 feature scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the upcoming 88th Academy Awards, taking place in Hollywood February 28. Nominees will be announced January 14. The scores under consideration are listed below in alphabetical order, with animated features in bold.

Adult Beginners, Marcelo Zarvos, composer

The Age of Adaline, Rob Simonsen, composer

Altered Minds, Edmund Choi, composer

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip, Mark Mothersbaugh, composer

Anomalisa, Carter Burwell, composer

Ant-Man, Christophe Beck, composer

Beasts of No Nation, Dan Romer, composer

The Big Short, Nicholas Britell, composer

Black Mass, Tom Holkenborg, composer

Bridge of Spies, Thomas Newman, composer

Brooklyn, Michael Brook, composer

Burnt, Rob Simonsen, composer

By the Sea, Gabriel Yared, composer

Carol, Carter Burwell, composer

Cartel Land, H. Scott Salinas and Jackson Greenberg, composers

Chi-Raq, Terence Blanchard, composer

Cinderella, Patrick Doyle, composer

Coming Home, Qigang Chen, composer

Concussion, James Newton Howard, composer

Creed, Ludwig Goransson, composer

The Danish Girl, Alexandre Desplat, composer

The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Joseph Trapanese, composer

Dukhtar, Peter Nashel, composer

The End of the Tour, Danny Elfman, composer

Everest, Dario Marianelli, composer

Ex Machina, Ben Salisbury and Geoff Barrow, composers

Far from the Madding Crowd, Craig Armstrong, composer

Fifty Shades of Grey, Danny Elfman, composer

5 Flights Up, David Newman, composer

Frame by Frame, Patrick Jonsson, composer

Freedom, James Lavino, composer

Furious Seven, Brian Tyler, composer

The Good Dinosaur, Mychael Danna and Jeff Danna, composers

Goosebumps, Danny Elfman, composer

Grandma, Joel P. West, composer

The Hateful Eight, Ennio Morricone, composer

He Named Me Malala, Thomas Newman, composer

Hot Pursuit, Christophe Beck, composer

Hot Tub Time Machine 2, Christophe Beck, composer

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, James Newton Howard, composer

The Hunting Ground, Miriam Cutler, composer

I Smile Back, Zack Ryan, composer

I’ll See You in My Dreams, Keegan DeWitt, composer

In the Heart of the Sea, Roque Baños, composer

Inside Out, Michael Giacchino, composer

The Intern, Theodore Shapiro, composer

It Follows, Disasterpeace, composer

Jalam, Ouesppachan, composer

Jurassic World, Michael Giacchino, composer

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet, Gabriel Yared, composer

Kingsman: The Secret Service, Henry Jackman and Matthew Margeson, composers

Krampus, Douglas Pipes, composer

La Jaula de Oro, Jacobo Lieberman and Leonardo Heiblum, composers

The Lady in the Van, George Fenton, composer

The Last Witch Hunter, Steve Jablonsky, composer

Learning to Drive, Dhani Harrison and Paul Hicks, composers

Legend, Carter Burwell, composer

Little Accidents, Marcelo Zarvos, composer

The Longest Ride, Mark Isham, composer

Mad Max: Fury Road, Tom Holkenborg, composer

The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Daniel Pemberton, composer

The Martian, Harry Gregson-Williams, composer

Max, Trevor Rabin, composer

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, John Paesano, composer

Meru, J. Ralph, composer

Minions, Heitor Pereira, composer

Mr. Holmes, Carter Burwell, composer

Mistress America, Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips, composers

My All American, John Paesano, composer

Nachom-ia Kumpasar, Ronnie Monsorate, composer

99 Homes, Antony Partos and Matteo Zingales, composers

Our Brand Is Crisis, David Wingo, composer

Pan, John Powell, composer

Paper Towns, Son Lux, composer

Paranoid Girls, Javier del Santo, composer

Pawn Sacrifice, James Newton Howard, composer

The Peanuts Movie, Christophe Beck, composer

Pixels, Henry Jackman, composer

Poached, Mark Orton, composer

Pod, Giona Ostinelli, composer

Poltergeist, Marc Streitenfeld, composer

Racing Extinction, J. Ralph, composer

Room, Stephen Rennicks, composer

Salt Bridge, Marciano Telese, composer

San Andreas, Andrew Lockington, composer

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Thomas Newman, composer

Set Fire to the Stars, Gruff Rhys, composer

Shaun the Sheep Movie, Ilan Eshkeri, composer

Sicario, Jóhann Jóhannsson, composer

Southpaw, James Horner, composer

Spectre, Thomas Newman, composer

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water, John Debney, composer

Spotlight, Howard Shore, composer

Spy, Theodore Shapiro, composer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, John Williams, composer

Steve Jobs, Daniel Pemberton, composer

Steve McQueen: The Man & Le Mans, Jim Copperthwaite, composer

Stonewall, Rob Simonsen, composer

Suffragette, Alexandre Desplat, composer

Taken 3, Nathaniel Mechaly, composer

Ted 2, Walter Murphy, composer

Testament of Youth, Max Richter, composer

The 33, James Horner, composer

Tomorrowland, Michael Giacchino, composer

True Story, Marco Beltrami, composer

Trumbo, Theodore Shapiro, composer

Truth, Brian Tyler, composer

Victor Frankenstein, Craig Armstrong, composer

The Walk, Alan Silvestri, composer

The Water Diviner, David Hirschfelder, composer

Wolf Totem, James Horner, composer

Z for Zachariah, Heather McIntosh, composer




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