Awards Central

Awards for 2015

Independent Spirit Award

Best Supporting Male

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Best Supporting Female

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Best Director

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Best Screenplay

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Best First Screenplay

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Best Cinematography

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Best Editing

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Best Documentary

WINNER

Citizenfour: Laura Poitras (director, producer), Mathilde Bonnefoy (producer), Dirk Wilutzky (producer)

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20,000 Days on Earth: Iain Forsyth (director), Jane Pollard (director), Dan Bowen (producer), James Wilson (producer)

Stray Dog: Debra Granik (director), Anne Rosellini (producer)

Virunga: Orlando von Einsiedel (director, producer), Joanna Natasegara (producer)

Best Female Lead

WINNER

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Best First Feature

WINNER

Nightcrawler: Dan Gilroy (director), Jennifer Fox (producer), Tony Gilroy (producer), Jake Gyllenhaal (producer), David Lancaster (producer), Michel Litvak (producer)

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Dear White People: Justin Simien (director, producer), Effie Brown (producer), Ann Le (producer), Julia Lebedev (producer), Angel Lopez (producer)
Lena Waithe


She's Lost Control: Anja Marquardt (director, producer), Mollye Asher (producer), Kiara Jones (producer)

Best International Film

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Best Feature

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Best Male Lead

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Special Distinction Award

WINNER

Foxcatcher: Bennett Miller (director, producer), E. Max Frye (writer), Dan Futterman (writer), Anthony Bregman (producer), Megan Ellison (producer), Jon Kilik (producer), Steve Carell (cast), Mark Ruffalo (cast), Channing Tatum (cast)
For its uniqueness of "vision, honesty of direction and screenwriting, superb acting and achievement on every level of filmmaking."

John Cassavetes Award

WINNER

Land Ho!: Martha Stephens (writer, director), Aaron Katz (writer, director), Christina Jennings (producer), Mynette Louie (producer), Sara Murphy (producer)

NOMINEES

Blue Ruin: Jeremy Saulnier (writer, director), Richard Peete (producer), Vincent Savino (producer), Anish Savjani (producer)

It Felt Like Love: Eliza Hittman (writer, director, producer), Shrihari Sathe (producer), Laura Wagner (producer)

Man from Reno: Dave Boyle (writer, director), Joel Clark (writer), Michael Lerman (writer), Ko Mori (producer)

Test: Chris Mason Johnson (writer, director, producer), Chris Martin (producer)

Robert Altman Award

WINNER

Inherent Vice: Paul Thomas Anderson (director), Cassandra Kulukundis (casting director), Josh Brolin (ensemble cast), Hong Chau (ensemble cast), Martin Donovan (ensemble cast), Jena Malone (ensemble cast), Joanna Newsom (ensemble cast), Joaquin Phoenix (ensemble cast), Sasha Pieterse (ensemble cast), Eric Roberts (ensemble cast), Maya Rudolph (ensemble cast), Martin Short (ensemble cast), Serena Scott Thomas (ensemble cast), Benicio Del Toro (ensemble cast), Katherine Waterston (ensemble cast), Owen Wilson (ensemble cast), Reese Witherspoon (ensemble cast), Michael Kenneth Williams (ensemble cast)

Producers Award

WINNER

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