The Independent Spirit Award was presented this morning in connection with the annual event. The nominations for several film categories were released at the same time.
The Best Feature, Best Director, and Best Screenplay nods for Daniels’ film Everything. All At Once are strong frontrunners among the eight nominees.
Taylour Paige and Raul Castillo presented Tuesday’s shortlist for this year’s 38th annual Spirit Award. It is expected to be historic. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was announced in August. Moreover, it would create gender-neutral acting categories for both film and television. Furthermore, the film budget was raised from $22.5 million to $30 million, but the John Cassavetes Award was reduced.
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Taylor Paige and Ral Castillo presented the 38th Annual Spirit Award Shortlist
The 2023 Film Independent Spirit Award nominees have been announced. The candidates for the 38th Spirit Honors were unveiled on Tuesday by actors. Taylor Paige and Rael Castillo, as well as several other celebrities, were involved.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) declared in August. It will no longer categorise film and television stars as male or female.
The organisation has raised the film budget maximum from $22.5 million to $30 million.
Everything, Everywhere, All at Once takes the lead with eight nominations
The revised sequence will allow previously unrivalled excellent acting performances to compete. Tár, the musical epic, has received eight nominations. The family drama Aftersun (seven nominations) and the musical epic Everything, Everywhere, All At Once follow (six nominations).
Despite Regina Hall’s involvement in the race, Michelle Yeoh, Cate Blanchett, and Paul Mescal were. They are still in the competition for Best Lead Performance. Mia Goth (Pearl), Taylor Russell, and Your Soul (Bones and All).
Sarah Polley will get the Robert Altman Award for best director, casting director. The ensemble cast of the year for her efforts on Women Talking. Jessie Buckley, Claire Foy, Rooney Mara, Frances McDormand, Michelle McLeod, and Ben Whishaw all give outstanding performances.
Film Independent members vote to determine the Spirit Award
Film Independent, a non-profit organisation whose members vote. They should get the Spirit Award, which bestows the honour on a yearly basis. The objective of Film Independent is to raise awareness of independent films and to promote diversity in the film industry. On March 4, 2023, the event will be held in Santa Monica, California.
All acting honours are unisex this year for the first time in award ceremony history. Film Independent has raised the minimum budget for a film to be eligible from $22.5 million to $30 million.
The adjustment is being blamed on rising production costs. The John Cassavetes Award is given to the finest film made for less than $1 million each year.
A non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting independent film and diversity in the industry.
Who will come out on top?
The answer will be revealed on Saturday, March 4, 2023, when the event takes place in Santa Monica, California. On December 13, the candidates for the television categories will be revealed.