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Spirit Awards Winners 2015

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Spirit Awards Winners 2015

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The 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards are being handed out on Saturday. The ceremony honors the year’s best in small-scale movies, a day before the Oscars. Fred Armisen and Kristen Bell host this year’s award show on IFC. Who won? Check out the running list of winners below!

The five nominees for Best Feature are Birdman, Boyhood, Love is Strange, Selma and Whiplash. Michael Keaton, Andre Benjamin, John Lithgow, Jake Gyllenhaal and David Oyelowo are up for Best Male Lead. Rinko Kikuchi, Jenny Slate, Tilda Swinton, Julianne Moore and Marion Cotillard are nominated for Best Female Lead. A special award will be given to Inherent Vice director Paul Thomas Anderson.

It should be a great celebration of independent film, as well as a good preview of what’s to come at the Academy Awards. Gossip Cop will have an updating list of the day’s big winners below. Stay tuned!

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD:
Inherent Vice

SPECIAL DISTINCTION AWARD:
Foxcatcher

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
Emmanuel Lubezki – Birdman (or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

BEST EDITING:
Tom Cross — Whiplash

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE:
Patricia Arquette — Boyhood

BEST SUPPORTING MALE:
J.K. Simmons — Whiplash

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD:
Land Ho!

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM:
Ida

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY:
Justin Simien — Dear White People

TRUER THAN FICTION:
The Kill Team

BEST FIRST FEATURE:
Dan Gilroy — Nightcrawler

SOMEONE TO WATCH:
Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia — H.

BEST SCREENPLAY:
Dan Gilroy — Nightcrawler

BEST DOCUMENTARY:
Citizenfour

BEST DIRECTOR:
Richard Linklater — Boyhood

BEST FEMALE LEAD:
Julianne Moore — Still Alice

BEST MALE LEAD:
Michael Keaton — Birdman

BEST FEATURE:
Birdman

 


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