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2013 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations

November 27, 2012

Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced earlier today at the W Hollywood. The nominees were presented by actors Ana Kendrick, Zoe Saldana, and Common. Spirit Award winners will be announced on Saturday, February 23, 2013.

Here is a complete list of the nominees:

BEST FEATURE
Beasts of Southern Wild
Bernie
Keep the Lights On
Moonrise Kingdom
Silver Linings Playbook

BEST DIRECTOR
Wes Anderson- Moonrise Kingdom
Julia Loktev- The Loneliest Planet
David O. Russell- Silver Linings Playbook
Ira Sachs- Keep the Lights On
Benh Zeitlin- Beasts of Southern Wild
 
BEST SCREENPLAY
Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola- Moonrise Kingdom
Zoe Kazan- Ruby Sparks
Martin McDonagh- Seven Psychopaths
David O. Russell- Silver Linings Playbook
Ira Sachs- Keep the Lights On

BEST FIRST FEATURE (Award given to the director and producer)
Fill the Void
Gimme the Loot
Safety Not Guaranteed
Sound of My Voice
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
 
BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Rama Burshtein- Fill the Void
Derek Connolly- Safety Not Guaranteed
Christopher Ford- Robot & Frank
Rashida Jones & Will McCormack- Celeste & Jesse Forever
Jonathan Lisecki- Gayby

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD (Given to the best feature made for under $500,000. Award given to writer, director, and producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.)
Breakfast with Curtis
Middle of Nowhere
Mosquita y Mari
Starlet
The Color Wheel

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Linda Cardellini- Return
Emayatzy Corinealdi- Middle of Nowhere
Jennifer Lawrence- Silver Linings Playbook
Quvenzhané Wallis- Beasts of Southern Wild
Mary Elizabeth Winstead- Smashed

BEST MALE LEAD
Jack Black- Bernie
Bradley Cooper- Silver Linings Playbook
John Hawkes- The Sessions
Thure- Lindhardt- Keep the Lights On
Matthew McConaughey- Killer Joe
Wendell Pierce- Four
 
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Rosemarie DeWitt- Your Sister’s Sister
Ann Dowd- Compliance
Helen Hunt- The Sessions
Brit Marling- Sound of My Voice
Lorraine Toussaint- Middle of Nowhere

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Matthew McConaughey- Magic Mike
David Oyelowo- Middle of Nowhere
Michael Péna- End of Watch
Sam Rockwell- Seven Psychopaths
Bruce Willis- Moonrise Kingdom

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Yoni Brook- Valley of Saints
Lol Crawley- Here
Ben Richardson- Beasts of Southern Wild
Roman Vasyanov- End of Watch
Robert Yeoman- Moonrise Kingdom

BEST DOCUMENTARY
How to Survive a Plague
Marina Abramović: The Artist is Present
The Central Park Five
The Invisible War
The Waiting Room

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
Amour (France)
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Turkey)
Rust And Bone (France/Belgium)
Sister (Switzerland)
War Witch (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Which films do you want to see win?

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