The 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards were handed out live on IFC–during a ceremony hosted by Aubrey Plaza–from a beach in Santa Monica. The best speeches of the night came from Uncut Gems directors Benny Safdie and Josh Safdie in addition to Best Male Lead Adam Sandler. Best Feature: The Farewell (A24) Producers: Anita Gou, Daniele Melia, Andrew Miano, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Lulu Wang, Chris Weitz, Jane Zheng Best Director: Benny Safdie & Josh Safdie, Uncut…"2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards: The Winners"
The nominations were announced for the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards to be held in Santa Monica on February 8, 2019. Winners of the Spirit Awards Filmmaker Grants will be announced at the Film Independent Spirit Awards Filmmaker Grant and Nominee Brunch on Saturday, January 4, 2020. Marriage Story was selected to receive the Robert Altman Award, which is bestowed upon one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast. The Altman Award was created in 2008…"Film Independent Spirit Awards: Nominations"
Hosted by Aubrey Plaza, the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards are taking place today on the beach in Santa Monica, just north of the Santa Monica Pier. 2019 Film Independent Spirit Award Winners Best Supporting Male: Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me? Best First Screenplay: Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade John Cassavetes Award: En el Séptimo Día Writer/Director/Producer: Jim McKay Producers: Alex Bach, Lindsey Cordero, Caroline Kaplan, Michael Stipe Bonnie Award: Debra Granik Best International Film: Roma (Mexico), Director: Alfonso…"2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners"