2018 Independent Spirit Award Winners

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The 33rd Independent Spirit Awards is airing live tonight (March 3rd) on IFC and Facebook Live at 5pm EST. In case you won’t be watching, we’ll be updating the list of winners below as they are announced.

*Winners in RED*

BEST FEATURE
(Award given to the producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.)

Call Me by Your Name
The Florida Project
Get Out
Lady Bird
The Rider

BEST FIRST FEATURE
(Award given to the director and producer)

Columbus
Ingrid Goes West
Menashe
Oh Lucy!
Patti Cake$

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD – Given to the best feature made for under $500,000. (Award given to the writer, director and producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.) 

Dayveon
A Ghost Story
Life & Nothing More
Most Beautiful Island
The Transfiguration

BEST DIRECTOR

Sean Baker – The Florida Project
Jonas Carpignano – A Ciambra
Luca Guadagnino – Call Me by Your Name
Jordan Peele  – Get Out
Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie – Good Time
Chloé Zhao – The Rider

BEST SCREENPLAY

Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird
Azazel Jacobs – The Lovers
Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Jordan Peele – Get Out
Mike White – Beatriz at Dinner

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY

Kris Avedisian – Donald Cried
Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani – The Big Sick
Ingrid Jungermann – Women Who Kill
Kogonada – Columbus
David Branson Smith, Matt Spicer – Ingrid Goes West 

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Thimios Bakatakis – The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Elisha Christian – Columbus
Hélène Louvart – Beach Rats
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom – Call Me by Your Name
Joshua James Richards – The Rider

BEST EDITING          

Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie – Good Time
Walter Fasano – Call Me by Your Name
Alex O’Flinn – The Rider
Gregory Plotkin – Get Out
Tatiana S. Riegel – I, Tonya           

BEST FEMALE LEAD

Salma Hayek – Beatriz at Dinner
Frances McDormand – Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird
Shinobu Terajima – Oh Lucy!
Regina Williams – Life & Nothing More

BEST MALE LEAD

Timothée Chalamet – Call Me by Your Name

Harris Dickinson – Beach Rats
James Franco – The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Robert Pattinson – Good Time


BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE

Holly Hunter – The Big Sick
Allison Janney – I, Tonya
Laurie Metcalf – Lady Bird
Lois Smith – Marjorie Prime
Taliah Lennice Webster – Good Time


BEST SUPPORTING MALE

Nnamdi Asomugha – Crown Heights
Armie Hammer – Call Me by Your Name
Barry Keoghan – The Killing of a Sacred Deer
Sam Rockwell – Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri
Benny Safdie – Good Time


ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD – Given to one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast

Mudbound

BEST DOCUMENTARY (Award given to the director and producer)

The Departure
Faces Places
Last Men in Aleppo
Motherland
Quest


BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
 (Award given to the director)           

BPM (Beats Per Minute)
A Fantastic Woman
I Am Not a Witch
Lady Macbeth
Loveless


BONNIE AWARD – 
Bonnie Tiburzi Caputo joined American Airlines in 1973 at age 24, becoming the first female pilot to fly for a major U.S. airline. In her honor, the inaugural Bonnie Award will recognize a mid-career female director with a $50,000 unrestricted grant, sponsored by American Airlines.

So Yong Kim
Lynn Shelton
Chloé Zhao

JEEP TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD – The 23rd annual Truer Than Fiction Award, funded by the Jeep brand, is presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by the Jeep brand.

Shevaun Mizrahi
Director of Distant Constellation        

Jonathan Olshefski
Director of Quest       

Jeff Unay
Director of The Cage Fighter 

KIEHL’S SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD – The 24th annual Someone to Watch Award, funded by Kiehl’s Since 1851, recognizes a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Kiehl’s Since 1851.

Amman Abbasi
Director of Dayveon

Justin Chon
Director of Gook

Kevin Phillips
Director of Super Dark Times
 

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD – The 21st annual Producers Award, funded by Piaget, honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce quality, independent films. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Piaget.

Giulia Caruso & Ki Jin Kim
Ben LeClair
Summer Shelton

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