Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021

Streaming from an empty banquet hall and with acceptance speeches made from living rooms, the 30th Gotham Awards gave a very strange Oscar season  a virtual start Monday in a largely digital ceremony that crowned Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland” the best film of 2020.

As the first prominent award...

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) will introduce a new annual Ensemble Tribute at the 2020 IFP Gotham Awards. In its inaugural year the award will be presented to The Trial of the Chicago 7, written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.  Previously a juried award, the tribute will honor the...

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), has announced that Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen will receive a Director’s Tribute, and Emmy, Golden Globe, Tony and Peabody Award-winning screenwriter, producer and director Ryan Murphy will receive the Industry Tribute at the 2020 IFP...

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has unveiled the nominees for the 30th Annual IFP Gotham Awards. This year marks a first for the competition as all Best Feature nominees are directed by women: The Assistant helmed by Kitty Green; First Cow from Kelly Reichardt; ...

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” was the resounding winner at the IFP Gotham Awards, taking four awards including best feature at the annual New York awards-season kickoff.

By the end of the night on Monday, Baumbach, having long ago exhausted his one prepared speech, stood at the podium...

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has unveiled the nominees for its 29th annual IFP Gotham Awards. Nominated in the marquee Best Feature category are The Farewell, Hustlers, Marriage Story, Uncut Gems and Waves.

Up for Best Documentary are American Factory,...

Monday, Nov. 26, 2018

Director Chloé Zhao’s spiritual western drama The Rider (Sony Pictures Classics) earned Best Feature distinction at the 28th annual Independent Feature Project (IFP) Gotham Awards on Monday night (11/26) in New York.

The other two big Gotham winners were First Reformed (...

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Paul Schrader’s religious thriller First Reformed  is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, with nods for best feature, screenplay (by Schrader) and best actor for star Ethan Hawke.

The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations for the 28th annual IFP...

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

The 27th annual Gotham Awards appeared headed for a sweep for Jordan Peele's social thriller "Get Out," but the sensual coming-of-age tale "Call Me by Your Name" swooped in to take best feature film at the first major soiree of Oscar season.

Luca Guadagnino's film about a 17-year-old's...

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Director/writer Jordan Peele’s Get Out (Universal Pictures) topped the field of nominations for the 2017 Gotham Awards, Independent Feature Project’s (IFP) annual competition honoring indie film. Get Out scored four nods: Best Feature, Breakthrough Director and Screenplay (both...

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