Independent Spirit Award Nominations & Gotham Awards Winners Announced

The Hurt Locker movie posterNow in its 25th year, The Independent Spirit Awards honor excellence in independent film. Films must cost less than $20 Million to be eligible for nominations. Nominees were announced on Tuesday. The Last Station (5), Precious (5), and The Messenger (4) received the most nominations.

Of note:  Anvil! The Story of Anvil and Food, Inc. are both up for best documentary. 500 Days of Summer got nods for Best Movie, Best Screenplay and Best Male Lead (Joseph Gordon-Levitt.) Precious received nominations for Best Female Lead (Gabourey Sidibe), Best Supporting Female (Mo’nique), Best Movie, and Best Director. Adventureland was nominated in the Best Screenplay category.

Ethan and Joel Coen’s A Serious Man will receive The Robert Altman Award for directing, casting and ensemble acting. Paramount’s Paranormal Activity received a nomination for Best First Feature.

The awards ceremony will take place in Santa Monica on March 5th, 2010. A complete list of nominees and other notable news may be found on the official Independent Spirit Awards website.

Meanwhile, The Gotham Awards, which is a New York based award ceremony, gave out their awards yesterday. Notably absent was Precious, which didn’t even garner a nomination.

Director Kathryn Bigelow took home Best Movie for The Hurt Locker, which also won Best Ensemble Cast. Food, Inc. won Best Documentary.  Kathryn Bigelow and Natalie Portman also received special tributes.  A complete list of the winners can be found on the IFP website.

  • 10 Day Cleanse
    February 26, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    10 Day Cleanse…

    […]Independent Spirit Award Nominations & Gotham Awards Winners Announced | The Flickcast[…]…

  • Commercial baby changing table
    February 25, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    Commercial baby changing table…

    […]Independent Spirit Award Nominations & Gotham Awards Winners Announced | The Flickcast[…]…

  • printer ink coupons
    February 25, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    printer ink coupons…

    […]Independent Spirit Award Nominations & Gotham Awards Winners Announced | The Flickcast[…]…

  • Stimmungsschwankungen
    February 25, 2012 at 4:24 pm

    Stimmungsschwankungen…

    […]Independent Spirit Award Nominations & Gotham Awards Winners Announced | The Flickcast[…]…

%d bloggers like this: