Awards for 2009

Independent Spirit Award

Best Supporting Male

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Supporting Female

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Director

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best First Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Cinematography

WINNER

NOMINEES


Chop Shop: Michael Simmonds


Best Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Foreign Film

WINNER

NOMINEES



Hunger: Steve McQueen
England/Ireland.

Silent Light: Carlos Reygadas
Mexico/France/Netherlands/Germany.

Best Female Lead

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best First Feature

WINNER

Synecdoche, New York: Charlie Kaufman (director/producer), Anthony Bregman (producer), Spike Jonze (producer), Sidney Kimmel (producer)

NOMINEES

Afterschool: Antonio Campos (director), Sean Durkin (producer), Josh Mond (producer)


Sangre de mi sangre: Christopher Zalla (director), Per Melita (producer), Ben Odell (producer)

Sleep Dealer: Alex Rivera (director), Anthony Bregman (producer)

Best Feature

WINNER

NOMINEES




Best Male Lead

WINNER

NOMINEES




John Cassavetes Award

WINNER

In Search of a Midnight Kiss: Alex Holdridge (writer/director), Seth Caplan (producer), Scoot McNairy (producer)

NOMINEES

Prince of Broadway: Sean Baker (writer/director), Darren Dean (writer/producer)

The Signal: David Bruckner (writer/director), Dan Bush (writer/director), Jacob Gentry (writer/director/producer), Alexander Motlagh (producer)

Take Out: Sean Baker (writer/director/producer), Shih-Ching Tsou (writer/director/producer)

Turn the River: Chris Eigeman (writer/director), Ami Armstrong (producer)

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