5. It Follows – Julio Perez
For a palpable sense of dread that seems so effortless.
4. Sicario – Joe Walker
For unshakable tension, from set-piece to set-piece.
3. Carol – Affonso Gonçalves
For classical rhythms and superb clarifications.
2. Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel
For a masterful piece of action coherence. She never loses any of the cinematic turbulence.
1. Inside Out – Kevin Nolting
For always making sure that both stories are one and the same and the seamless way that the film equates the former to be an expression of the latter is why his contribution is invaluable.
Runner Up: Bridge of Spies – Michael Kahn
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