These thesps are jostling for Oscar nominations in the highly competitive supporting actor race.
The actresses garnering serious lead actress Oscar buzz for their 2015 performances.
These are the lead actors building buzz for Oscar noms.
The original screenplay category pits such first-time scripters as "Bridge of Spies" scribe Matt Charman and "Trainwreck's" Amy Schumer against proven auteurs David O. Russell and Paolo Sorrentino.
In an era when the studios eschew original material, there's plenty of competition for adapted screenplay awards.
It's a mix of thrillers, dramas and even animated fare in this year's crowded batch of director contenders.
Behind the scenes of the CW comedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”