Independent Spirit Film Awards nominations: ‘Everything, Everywhere, At Once’ leads with eight nods

The 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations in the film categories were revealed on Tuesday morning.

Taylor Page and Raul Castillo announced the nominees for Film of the Year in a live broadcast on the Film Independent YouTube channel.

A24’s Everything everywhere at once He leads the nominations with eight nods including Best Picture, Direction and Screenplay (for filmmaking duo Daniels). Michelle Yeoh, Ke Hui Quan, Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu were also recognized for their performances. Other notable Oscar contenders to take home the Spirit Awards include Focus Features’ tar (which garnered seven nominations, including Todd Field’s directing and writing, as well as performances by Cate Blanchett and Nina Hoss), United Artists’ Bones and everything (recognized by three nods including performances from Taylor Russell and Mark Rylance) and A24’s inspection (He got nods for actors Jeremy Pope and Gabrielle Union, as well as Best First Feature.)

The woman speaks Writer and director Sarah Polley also has director and screenplay nominations, and the actress-turned-director will receive a Robert Altman Award alongside the United Artists film ensemble, which includes Jesse Buckley, Claire Foy, Rooney Mara, and Ben Whishaw.

after the sun It received five nominations. Emily the criminal And the Palm trees and power lines record four gestures each; And the Morena It has been nominated for three awards.

This year is the first that Film Independent has done away with gender discrimination for the Acting Spirit Awards, instead replacing Best Actor/Actress and Supporting Actor/Actress with gender-neutral categories with the same combined number of nominees. The new categories are Best Lead Performer and Best Supporting Performer. Each of those has 10 nominees, but the new gender-neutral category for Outstanding Performance will only have five nominees.

Earlier this year, the Spirit Awards also increased the budget cap for eligible films to $30 million or less or $1 million or less for the John Cassavetes Award.

The 38th Annual Independent Spirit Film Awards is scheduled to take place on March 4, 2023, on the beach by the Santa Monica Pier. According to Film Independent, the show will be broadcast globally across various online and digital platforms. Nominations for the Spirit Awards’ TV categories, which will also contain gender-neutral acting awards, will be revealed on December 13.

Below is the full list of nominees for this year’s Spirit Awards.

The best feature

(The award is given to the producer)

Bones and everything
Producers: Timothée Chalamet, Francesco Melzi Dirrell, Luca Guadagnino, David Kajanic, Lorenzo Meli, Marco Morabito, Gabriel Moratti, Teresa Park, Peter Spears

Everything everywhere at once
Producers: Daniel Kwan, Mike LaRoca, Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Daniel Scheinert, Jonathan Wang

Our father the devil
Producers: Elie Fumby, Joseph Mastantono

Producers: Todd Field, Scott Lambert, Alexandra Milchan

The woman speaks
Producers: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Frances McDormand

Best feature first

(Award given to the director and producer)

after the sun
Director: Charlotte Wells
Producers: Mark Cyriac, Amy Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Adele Romansky

Emily the criminal
Director: John Patton Ford
Producers: Tyler Davidson, Aubrey Plaza, Drew Sykes

Director: Elegance Bratton
Producers: Evie T Brown, Chester Algernale Gordon

Director: Antonita Alamat Kocijanovic
Producers: Daniel Beck, Rodrigo Teixeira

Palm trees and power lines
Director/Producer: Jimmy Duck
Producer: Leah Chen Baker

John Cassavetes Award

Awarded for Best Film Made for Less Than $1 Million (Award Given to Writer, Director, and Producer)

African hopeless
Writer/Director/Producer: Martin Sims
Writer/Producer: Calicho Rocket
Producer: Vic Brooks

love song
Writer/Director/Producer: Max Walker Silverman
Producers: Jesse Hope, Dan Janvi

Writer/Director: Ricky D’Ambrose
Producer: Graham Sowon

Holy Amy
Writer/Director: Araceli Lemos
Writer/Producer: Julia Caruso
Producers: Mathieu Bombpoint, Kye-Jin Kim, Konstantinos Vasilaros

Something in the dirt
Writer/Director/Producer: Justin Benson
Director/Producer: Aaron Morehead
Producer: David Lawson Jr.

Best exit

Todd Field, storehouse

junadada, Then

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything everywhere at once

Sarah Polley The woman speaks

Halina Rin, Bodies Bodies Bodies

best case scenario

Lena Dunham, Katherine’s name is Birdie

Todd Field, storehouse

junadada, Then

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Everything everywhere at once

Sarah Polley The woman speaks

best case scenario

Joel Kim Poster, Fire Island

Jimmy Duck, Audrey Findlay, The Jimmy Duck Story, Palm trees and power lines

JD Davila, Emergency

Sarah Delap, The Story of Christine Roupinyan, Bodies Bodies Bodies

John Patton Ford, Emily the criminal

Better lead performance

Cate Blanchett, storehouse

Dale Dickey, love song

mia goth, Pearl

Regina Hall, Honk to Jesus. Save your soul.

Paul Mescal after the sun

aubrey plaza, Emily the criminal

Jeremy Pope inspection

Andrea Riseborough, to Leslie

Taylor Russell Bones and everything

Michelle Yeoh, Everything everywhere at once

Best supporting performance

Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything everywhere at once

Brian Tyree Henry, bridge

nina hoss, storehouse

Brian Darcy James, cathedral

Ke Huy Quan, Everything everywhere at once

Trevante Rhodes, Browser

Theo Rossi, Emily the criminal

Mark Rylance Bones and everything

Jonathan Tucker Palm trees and power lines

gabriel union, inspection

Best penetration performance

(new award)

Frankie Leather after the sun

Gracija Filipovic, Morena

Stephanie Hsu Everything everywhere at once

Lily McNearney Palm trees and power lines

Daniel Zolghadri funny pages

Best Cinematography

Florian Hofmeister storehouse

Helen Lowart Morena

Gregory Oak after the sun

Elliott Rocket, Pearl

Anisa Ozeman Neptune Frost

Best montage

Ricky D’Ambrose cathedral

Dean Fleischer Camp, Nick Paley, Marcel the crust with the shoe

Blair McClendon after the sun

paul rogers, Everything everywhere at once

Monica Willy storehouse

Robert Altman Award

(Awarded to one film’s director, director, and cast)

The woman speaks
Director: Sarah Polley
Casting Directors: John Buchan, Jason Knight
Cast: Shayla Brown, Jessie Buckley, Claire Foy, Kyra Jollwyn, Kate Hallett, Judith Ivey, Rooney Mara, Sheila McCarthy, Frances McDormand, Michelle MacLeod, Liv McNeil, Ben Whishaw, August Winter

Best Documentary

(Award given to the director and producer)

It all breathes
Director/Producer: Chunak Sen
Producers: Teddy Lever, Aman Man

All beauty and bloodshed
Director/Producer: Laura Poitras
Producers: Howard Gertler, Nan Goldin, Yoni Goligov, John Lyons

A house made of shrapnel
Director: Simon Lereng Wilmont
Producers: Monika Hellstrom

Director/Producer: Snow Sleep
Producers: Milla Ong Thuen, Ola Lehman, Bob Moore

Riotsville, USA
Director: Sierra Pettengill
Producers: Sarah Archambault, Jamila Wynot

Best International Film

(Award given to the director)

corset (Austria / Luxembourg / France / Belgium / Italy / England)
Director: Mary Kreutzer

Joyland (Pakistan/USA)
Director: Saem Sadek

Leonor will never die (Filipino)
Director: Martica Ramirez Escobar

Return to Seoul (South Korea / France / Belgium / Romania)
Director: Davey Chu

Saint-Omer (France)
Director: Alice Diop

Producers Award presented by Bulleit Frontier Whiskey

Now in its twenty-sixth year, this award honors emerging producers who, despite very limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, perseverance and vision required to produce quality independent films.

Liz Cardenas

Torey Lenowski

David Grove Churchill Vest

Award someone to watch

Now in its 29th year, this award is given to a talented filmmaker with an individual vision who has yet to receive the proper recognition.

Adama tribe, Honk to Jesus. Save your soul.

Nikiato you, Nanny

araceli limos, Holy Amy

True Than Fiction Award

Now in its 28th year, this award is given to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet achieved significant recognition.

Elizabeth Castro a hundred

Reed Davenport I didn’t see you there

Rebecca Hunt, Baby

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