"Birdman" leads with six nominations; "Boyhood," "Selma" and "Nightcrawler" land five
David O. Russell's Oscar nominee wins four awards, including Best Feature; "The Sessions" takes two acting prizes
"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Moonrise Kingdom" lead the field in a varied Indie Spirit Awards race with less Oscar overlap...
With big studios dominating the Oscar race, Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations go for smaller films, with "Moonrise Kingdom" and "Silver Linings Playbook" landing five...
Michelle Williams, Jean Dujardin, Christopher Plummer and Shailene Woodley win acting awards
"The Artist" and "Take Shelter" are the top nominees at the weekend awards show that Sacha Baron Cohen isn't planning to disrupt
After a long, grueling season, it all comes to an end with the Spirit Awards on Saturday and the Oscars on Sunday
In an odd turn of events, "The Artist" could win the Oscar as a French film a day after winning a Spirit Award as an...
First batch of presenters will be joined by performer Kate Micucci
Documentary about architecture in Castro's Cuba wins $40,000 grant at Indie Spirits Nominees Brunch
Comic actor takes reins from last two hosts, Joel McHale and Eddie Izzard
"The Artist" is up, George Clooney is down -- making sense of a flurry of awards activity
Best Feature nominees also include "50/50," "The Descendants," "Beginners," and "Drive."
Show will take place on February 25, and will air that night on IFC
Film Independent will take submissions until October 11; Foreign Film category renamed International Film
The film's star, Natalie Portman, and "127 Hours'" James Franco win top acting honors
It's hard to stay "alternative" when most of your nominees will hit the beach on Saturday -- then the Kodak on Sunday
Ewan McGregor and Eva Mendes also join roster of presenters for Film Independent Spirit Awards
Acclaimed documentary takes $75,000 in grants; "Littlerock," "Meek's Cutoff" filmmakers also win
The holidays are over, which means it's time for nominations, parties and awards shows -- and Oscar noms coming on Jan. 25
"127 Hours," "Black Swan," "Greenberg" also on mainstream list of indie nominees
Star of "Community" and host of "The Soup" to emcee Spirit Awards' return to Santa Monica beach
After relocating for a year to downtown L.A., the show goes back to its traditional tent in Santa Monica, on Feb. 26
Film Independent has begun accepting submissions for its annual contest
Lee Daniels' film looks likely to win the top prizes, but the move downtown leaves big questions of its own
Wins every category in which it was nominated, including Best Feature, Director, Actress
You think the Globes have problems? Most Spirit nominees can't be seen by voters -- it's time to grow up