The Academy Awards named the winner in the Best Director category. It was Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, who directed the movie "The Survivor".
His rivals in this nomination were George Miller (Mad Max 4: Fury Road), Thomas McCarthy (Spotlight), Adam McKay (Shorting), Leonard Abrahamson ( "Room").
This is the third consecutive Oscar for Inarritu, having won two Academy Awards for Birdman the year before. In 2016, the director has already received several prestigious professional awards, in particular, the Golden Globe, as well as the BAFTA 2016 British Film Academy.
The Survivor was a worldwide box office success, grossing over $ 400 million on a $ 135 million budget.
Recall that the awards ceremony was held at the Hollywood Dolby Theater. The show was hosted by popular comedian Chris Rock. The full list of nominees is available in a special section of our portal - "Oscar 2016".
The Topic of Article: Oscar 2016 for directing went to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu.