Film Independent is handing out the 37th annual Independent Spirit Awards on Sunday afternoon.
Among the winners were several first-time nominees: Taylour Paige for best female lead for Zola, Troy Kotsur for best supporting male actor for CODA (he made history as the first deaf actor to win a Spirit Award) and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson for best documentary for Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised).
Ruth Negga was named best supporting female for Passing, while Maggie Gyllenhaal won the awards for best screenplay and best director for The Lost Daughter. While she has been nominated twice as an actor, this marked her first noms and wins as a screenwriter and director. Drive My Car was named best international film, while the Robert Altman award went to Mass.
On the TV side, this year’s ensemble cast honor will be given to Reservation Dogs, which also won best new scripted series. Thuso Mbedu won the award for best female lead in a new scripted series for The Underground Railroad, while Lee Jung-jae — a winner at last week’s SAG Awards — won best male performance in a new scripted series for Squid Game.
The in-person ceremony takes place on the beach in Santa Monica and is hosted by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman. It airs on IFC and AMC+.
The ceremony has traditionally been held the Saturday before the Oscars but went virtual in 2021 (due to the COVID-19 pandemic), airing three days before the Oscars. This year, it airs three weeks before the Oscars and just as the final round of Oscar voting begins.
Winners are selected by Film Independent members.
A complete list of the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees follows. The winners will be updated as they are revealed live Sunday.
BEST FEATURE (Award given to the producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.)
Producers: Jonas Carpignano, Paolo Carpignano, Jon Coplon, Ryan Zacarias
Producers: Chelsea Barnard, Andrea Longacre-White, Lila Yacoub
The Lost Daughter
Producers: Charles Dorfman, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Osnat Handelsman Keren, Talia Kleinhendler
Producers: Ryan Hawkins, Kari Hollend, Steven Sims, Zack Zucker
Producers: Kara Baker, Dave Franco, Elizabeth Haggard, David Hinojosa, Vince Jolivette, Christine Vachon, Gia Walsh
BEST FEMALE LEAD
Taylour Paige, Zola (WINNER)
Isabelle Fuhrman, The Novice
Brittany S. Hall, Test Pattern
Patti Harrison, Together Together
Kali Reis, Catch the Fair One
BEST MALE LEAD
Clifton Collins Jr., Jockey
Frankie Faison, The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain
Michael Greyeyes, Wild Indian
Udo Kier, Swan Song
Simon Rex, Red Rocket
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Ruth Negga, Passing (WINNER)
Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter
Amy Forsyth, The Novice
Revika Reustle, Pleasure
Suzanna Son, Red Rocket
BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Troy Kotsur, CODA (WINNER)
Colman Domingo, Zola
Meeko Gattuso, Queen of Glory
Will Patton, Sweet Thing
Chaske Spencer, Wild Indian
Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost…
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