“Birdman” leads with six nominations; “Boyhood,” “Selma” and “Nightcrawler” land five
- By Steve Pond on February 23, 2013 @ 3:22 pm
David O. Russell's Oscar nominee wins four awards, including Best Feature; "The Sessions" takes two acting prizes
- By Steve Pond on February 22, 2013 @ 2:51 pm
"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...
- By Lucas Shaw on February 4, 2013 @ 3:58 pm
Filmmakers including James Ponsoldt will help directors work on their latest film projects
- By Greg Gilman on January 11, 2013 @ 10:25 am
The independent filmmaker takes over chairman duties from "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" director Bill Condon
‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Top Indie Spirit Awards NominationsBy Steve Pond on November 27, 2012 @ 10:31 am
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
- By Steve Pond on February 24, 2012 @ 3:59 pm
After a long, grueling season, it all comes to an end with the Spirit Awards on Saturday and the Oscars on Sunday
First batch of presenters will be joined by performer Kate Micucci
- By Joshua L. Weinstein on January 25, 2012 @ 9:50 am
She succeeds Rebecca Yeldham, who recently stepped down
Best Feature nominees also include “50/50,” “The Descendants,” “Beginners,” and “Drive.”
"I don't know how they replace her — her skill set seems like it was invaluable to them"
- By Steve Pond on February 10, 2011 @ 7:22 am
A roundup of awards-show news from the people who put on the shows
“127 Hours,” “Black Swan,” “Greenberg” also on mainstream list of indie nominees
- By Steve Pond on November 23, 2010 @ 7:23 am
Spirit Awards jurors get some help, and you can’t keep the Weinsteins down
- By Steve Pond on April 9, 2010 @ 2:00 pm
Organization moves the Spirit Awards to downtown L.A., then the Los Angeles Film Festival
- By Wrap Staff on November 30, 2009 @ 6:31 pm
Fox Searchlight and Sony Pictures Classics tied for first, with seven nominations each.