26 November 2012 5:38 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

The Independent Feature Project’s Gotham Awards were dished out tonight at Cipriani Wall Street, celebrating the best of independent film. The awards are being hosted by Mike Birbiglia, who is up for a Breakthrough Actor Award for Sleepwalk With Me. Hate to say it, but he seemed to sleepwalk through his opening monologue, though it’s kind of a Gotham Award tradition to see awkward openings of the show. Keep refreshing as we add winners. Breakthrough Director: Benh Zeitlin won for Beasts of the Southern Wild. The other nominees were Zal Batmanglij for Sound of My Voice Brian M. Cassidy and Melanie Shatzky for Francine Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin for Now, Forager Antonio Méndez Esparza for Aquí y Allá (Here and There) Gotham Independence Film Audience Award Winner: Artifact: the documentary directed by Bartholomew Cubbins beat out nominees that included Beasts of the Southern Wild, which Jared Leto »


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