23 February 2013 3:38 PM, PST | HollywoodLife | See recent HollywoodLife news »

The best of the best in small-budget filmmaking were in the spotlight on Feb. 23, just a day before the Oscars. Did your favorite ‘little engine that could’ get the recognition it deserved? See all the winners — and losers — below.

The Independent Spirit Awards are for the little guys — the independent films. They honor all those indie movies that can be just as amazing as the best blockbusters around. Some of the best in the biz were up for Spirit awards — but only a select few took them home. The show starts at 1:30 pm Pst and airs on IFC tonight, Feb. 23 at 10 pm Et. See the winners from the ceremony below, which will be updated as the show goes on.

Best First Screenplay – Derek ConnollySafety Not Guaranteed

Best First Feature – Stephen ChboskyThe Perks Of Being A Wallflower

Best Supporting Male Performance – Matthew McConaugheyMagic Mike

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