Just because a film doesn't get acquired by a big distributor after its festival premiere doesn't mean it can't have a life. While more than a half dozen of this year's Spirit Award nominees didn't…
Film Independent Spirit Awards
Candidates for the Producer's Award were selected from a group of emerging filmmakers who, "despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce…
The Independent Spirits' Truer Than Fiction Award, presented for the 11th time, goes to an "emerging director of nonfiction features who has not yet received significant attention." The winner will…
Now in its 13th year, the Someone to Watch Award honors "a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition."
Film Independent has created the Robert Altman Award to honor one film's ensemble cast and director as chosen by the Spirit Awards nominating committee.
Maggie Gyllenhaal and Terrence Howard will serve as honorary co-chairs for Film Independent's Spirit Awards.
Fox Searchlight's offbeat family comedy "Little Miss Sunshine" and ThinkFilm's drug-addiction drama "Half Nelson" picked up five nominations each to lead all contenders for the 2007 Independent…
Ang Lee and his oater romance "Brokeback Mountain" rode off with the top ribbons at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, while director Paul Haggis' "Crash" took first feature kudos.
Film Independent also hands out awards that come with a $25,000 unrestriced grant. Nominees for the Producers Award, Someone to Watch Award and Truer Than Fiction Award are selected by three…
She's never been to the Spirit Awards and she's never hosted a kudos show before, but Sarah Silverman says she's ready to flaunt her indie spirit.
Justice Potter Stewart's famous 1964 definition of obscenity -- "I know it when I see it" -- applies equally well to the nebulous off-Hollywood category of independent film. Or at least it did until…