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Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020
op honors were handed out today at the 35th Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony to The Farewell, Uncut Gems, The Lighthouse, Marriage Story, Judy, Booksmart and See You Yesterday. Give Me Liberty, American Factory and Parasite
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
Film Independent announced today that Aubrey Plaza will return to host the 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The Spirit Awards are the primary fundraiser for Film Independent’s year-round programs, which cultivate the careers of emerging filmmakers and promote diversity in the industry.
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
Film Independent handed out honors today at the 34th Spirit Awards ceremony to If Beale Street Could Talk, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Suspiria, Eighth Grade, First Reformed, Sorry To Bother You, The Wife and You Were Never Really Here.
Film Independent Announces The 2018 Fast Track Projects and Awards $60k in Alfred P. Sloan Grants at The LA Film Festival
Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2018
Film Independent announced the 15 projects and 28 filmmakers selected for the 16th annual Fast Track film finance market. Held during the LA Film Festival, Fast Track helps producer-director teams advance their projects through meetings with top industry executives – financiers, agents, managers,
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018
Film Independent announced today that the call for entries for the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards is now open. The Regular Deadline is Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the Final Deadline is Tuesday, October 9, 2018 and the extended Film Independent Member Deadline is Friday, October 12, 2018.
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2018
Today the LA Film Festival, produced by Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that also produces the Film Independent Spirit Awards, unveiled the official U.S. Fiction, Documentary, World Fiction, LA Muse and Nightfall sections.
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, announced the names of the nine filmmakers and six projects selected for its 2018 Documentary Lab.
Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018
Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, handed out honors to Call Me by Your Name, Get Out, I, Tonya, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Big Sick, Ingrid Goes West
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017
Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the LA Film Festival, has selected 30 filmmakers for Project Involve, the organization’s signature diversity mentorship program, that this year celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017
This morning, Film Independent announced the nominations for the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards and revealed that director Ava DuVernay (Selma, 13th, A Wrinkle in Time) will be this year’s Honorary Chair.