Best Picture



Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant”


Best Actress

Brie Larson, “Room”


Best Supporting Actor

Sylvester Stallone, “Creed”


Best Supporting Actress

Elizabeth Banks, “Love & Mercy”


Best Director

Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”


Best Screenplay (Original)

Tom McCarthy & Josh Singer, “Spotlight”


Best Screenplay (Adapted)

Drew Goddard, “The Martian”


Best Cinematography

Emmanuel Lubezki, “The Revenant”


Best Film Editing

Margaret Sixel, “Mad Max: Fury Road”


Best Costume Design

Jenny Beavan, “Mad Max: Fury Road”


Best Art Direction



Best Visual Effects

“Mad Max: Fury Road”


Best Foreign Film

“Goodnight Mommy” (Austria)


Best Documentary

“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief”


Best Animated Film

“Inside Out”


Best Family Film



Best Horror/Sci-Fi Film

“Ex Machina”


Best Comedy Film



Best Action Film

“Mad Max: Fury Road”


Best Ensemble



Best Score

“The Hateful Eight”


Best Song

“See You Again”  – “Furious 7”


Youth in Film

Jacob Tremblay, “Room”


Breakout Filmmaker of the Year

Alex Garland, “Ex Machina”


Silver Nitrate Award

Lee Lanier (Dam Short Film Festival)

Ennio Morricone

William Holden Lifetime Achievement Award

LVFCS Top 10 Films of 2015

1. Spotlight

2. Creed

3. Ex Machina

4. Straight Outta Compton

5. Beasts of No Nation

6. The Martian

7. Mad Max: Fury Road

8. Sicario

9. Legend

10. Room