spirit awards 2023It’s that time of year again! Movies and shows were made, movies and shows were released, movies and shows were watched, and now movies and shows need to be given trophies. The FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS are back for the 38th year, honoring the best films, filmmakers, series, and performers of 2022. The beachside gala will take place on March 4, 2023, in Santa Monica, CA. SAGindie will be in attendance (jealous?), but one thing that everyone can participate in is checking out the nominees and judging for yourself who is worthy of the top prizes.

Film nominees were announced on November 22, and today actor Asia Kate Dillon announced the television category nominations. See the full list of all nominees below.

Congrats to all of this year’s nominees!


2023 Spirit Awards Nominees


Feature Awards

Best Feature

Best First Feature

John Cassavetes Award (for best film made for under $1 million)

Best Director

Best Lead Performance

Best Supporting Performance

Best Breakthrough Performance

Best Screenplay

Best First Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Best International Feature

Best Documentary

Robert Altman Award (for best ensemble casting)

Emerging Filmmaker Awards

Someone to Watch Award

Producers Award

Truer Than Fiction Award

TV Awards

Best New Scripted Series

Best New Non-Scripted/Documentary Series

Best Lead Performance in a Scripted Series

Best Supporting Performance in a Scripted Series

Best Ensemble in a Scripted Series



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