2023 Independent Spirit Awards Winners List (Updating Live)

The 2023 Independent Spirit Awards are controlled by the Daniels’ “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” which leads all movies this year with 8 elections. Close behind are Todd Field’s “Tár” with 7 noms and also Charlotte Wells’ “Aftersun” with 5. All 3 films grabbed Oscar elections this year, with “Everything Everywhere” likewise leading the Academy Awards load with an overall of 11 elections.

While in 2014’s Spirit Award champion for ideal attribute, Maggie Gyllenhaal’s “The Lost Daughter,” did not take place to land an Oscar election in the very same classification, the 2021 victor, Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” duplicated at the Oscars and also took house the most effective photo reward.

This year’s Spirit Award candidates are highlighted by sex neutral groups, implying Cate Blanchett as well as Michelle Yeoh are taking on versus Paul Mescal in the lead efficiency race. “Women Talking” is the recipient of this year’s Robert Altman honor, which is provided to one movie’s supervisor, casting supervisor as well as set actors.

Take a look at the complete listing of candidates for the 2023 Independent Spirit Awards listed below. Champions will certainly be bolded as each classification is introduced.


Ideal Feature
“Bones as well as All” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)
“Our Father, the Devil” (Resolve Media)
“Tár” (Focus Features)
“Women Talking” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)

Best Director
Todd Field– “Tár” (Focus Features)
Kogonada– “After Yang” (A24)
Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert– “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)
Sarah Polley– “Women Talking” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)
Halina Reijn– “Bodies Bodies Bodies” (A24)

Best Lead Performance

Cate Blanchett– “Tár” (Focus Features)
Dale Dickey– “A Love Song” (Bleecker Street)
Mia Goth– “Pearl” (A24)
Regina Hall– “Honk for Jesus. Conserve Your Soul.” (Focus Features)
Paul Mescal– “Aftersun” (A24)
Aubrey Plaza– “Emily the Criminal” (Roadside Attractions)
Jeremy Pope– “The Inspection” (A24)
Taylor Russell– “Bones and also All” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)
Andrea Riseborough– “To Leslie” (Momentum Pictures)
Michelle Yeoh– “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)

Best Supporting Performance

Jamie Lee Curtis– “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)
Brian Tyree Henry– “Causeway” (A24/Apple Original Films)
Nina Hoss– “Tár” (Focus Features)
Brian D’Arcy James– “The Cathedral” (Mubi)
Ke Huy Quan– “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24) WINNER
Trevante Rhodes– “Bruiser” (Onyx Collective)
Theo Rossi– “Emily the Criminal” (Roadside Attractions)
Mark Rylance– “Bones and also All” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)
Jonathan Tucker– “Palm Trees and also Power Lines” (Momentum Pictures)
Gabrielle Union– “The Inspection” (A24)

Best Breakthrough Performance
Frankie Corio– “Aftersun” (A24)
Garcija Filipovic– “Murina” (Kino Lorber)
Stephanie Hsu– “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)
Lily McInerny– “Palm Trees and also Power Lines” (Momentum Pictures)
Daniel Zolghadri– “Funny Pages” (A24)

Best Screenplay
“After Yang” (A24)– Kogonada
“Catherine Called Birdy” (Amazon Studios)– Lena Dunham
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)– Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
“Tár” (Focus Features)– Todd Field
“Women Talking” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)– Sarah Polley

Finest First Screenplay
“Bodies Bodies Bodies” (A24)– Sarah DeLappe, Kristen Roupenian
“Emergency” (Amazon Studios)– K.D. Dávila
“Emily the Criminal” (Roadside Attractions)– John Patton Ford
“Fire Island” (Searchlight Pictures)– Joel Kim Booster
“Palm Trees and also Power Lines” (Momentum Pictures)– Jamie Dack, Audrey Findlay

Finest First Feature
“Aftersun” (A24)– Charlotte Wells (supervisor), Mark Ceryak, Amy Jackson, Barry Jenkins, Adele Romanski (manufacturers)
“Emily the Criminal” (Roadside Attractions)– John Patton Ford (supervisor), Tyler Davidson, Aubrey Plaza, Drew Sykes (manufacturers)
“The Inspection” (A24)– Elegance Bratton (supervisor), Effie T. Brown, Chester Algernal Gordon (manufacturers)
“Murina” (Kino Lorber)– Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović (supervisor), Danijel Pek, Rodrigo Teixeira (manufacturers)
“Palm Trees as well as Power Lines” (Momentum Pictures)– Jamie Dack (supervisor), Leah Chen Baker (manufacturer)

John Cassavetes Award (Given to the most effective attribute produced under $1,000,000)
“The African Desperate” (Mubi)– Martine Syms (author, supervisor, manufacturer), Rocket Caleshu (author, manufacturer), Vic Brooks (manufacturer)
“A Love Song” (Bleecker Street)– Max Walker-Silverman (author, supervisor, manufacturer), Jesse Hope, Dan Janvey (manufacturers)
“The Cathedral” (Mubi)– Ricky D’Ambrose (author, supervisor), Graham Swon (manufacturer)
“Holy Emy” (Utopie Films)– Araceli Lemos (author, supervisor), Giulia Caruso (author, manufacturer), Mathieu Bompoint, Ki Jin Kim, Konstantinos Vassilaros (manufacturers)
“Something in the Dirt” (XYZ Films)– Justin Benson (author, supervisor, manufacturer), Aaron Moorhead (supervisor, manufacturer), David Lawson Jr. (manufacturer)

Best Cinematography
“Aftersun” (A24)– Gregory Oke
“Murina” (Kino Lorber)– Hélène Louvart
“Neptune Frost” (Kino Lorber)– Anisia Uzeyman
“Pearl” (A24)– Eliot Rockett
“Tár” (Focus Features)– Florian Hoffmeister

Ideal Documentary
“A House Made of Splinters” (Madman Entertainment)
“All that Breathes” (HBO)
“All the Beauty as well as the Bloodshed” (Neon) WINNER
“Midwives” (POV)
“Riotsville, U.S.A.” (IFC Films)

Best Editing
“Aftersun” (A24)– Blair McClendon
“The Cathedral” (Mubi)– Ricky D’Ambrose
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (A24)– Paul Rogers
“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” (A24)– Dean Fleischer Camp, Nick Paley
“Tár” (Focus Features)– Monika Willi

Robert Altman Award (Given to one movie’s supervisor, casting supervisor and also set actors)

“Women Talking” (MGM/United Artists Releasing)– Sarah Polley (supervisor), John Buchan, Jason Knight (casting supervisors), Shayla Brown, Jessie Buckley, Claire Foy, Kira Guloien, Kate Hallett, Judith Ivey, Rooney Mara, Sheila McCarthy, Frances McDormand, Michelle McLeod, Liv McNeil, Ben Whishaw, August Winter (set cast)

Best International Film
“Corsage” (Austria/Luxembourg/France/ Belgium/Italy/England)
“Joyland” (Pakistan/USA) WINNER
“Leonor Will Never Die” (Philippines)
“Return to Seoul” (South Korea/France/Belgium/ Romania)
“Saint Omer” (France)

Producers Award
Liz Cardenas
Tory Lenosky
David Grove Churchill Viste

Somebody to Watch Award
Adamma Ebo– “Honk for Jesus. Conserve Your Soul”
Nikyatu Jusu– “Nanny”
Araceli Lemos– “Holy Emy”

“The Truer Than Fiction Award”
Isabel Castro– “Mija”
Reid Davenport– “I Didn’t See You There”
Rebeca Huntt– “Beba”


Finest New Scripted Series
“The Bear ” (FX)
“Pachinko ” (Apple Television+)
“The Porter” (CBC)
“Severance” (Apple Television+)
“Station Eleven” (HBO Max)

Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series
Aml Ameen , “The Porter”
Mohammed Amer, “Mo”
Quinta Brunson, “Abbott Elementary”
Bridget Everett, “Somebody Somewhere”
KaMillion, “Rap Sh!t”
Melanie Lynskey, “Yellowjackets”
Himesh Patel, “Station Eleven”
Sue Ann Pien, “As We See It”
Adam Scott, “Severance”
Ben Whishaw, “This is Going to Hurt”

Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Danielle Deadwyler, “Station Eleven”
Ayo Edebiri, “The Bear” WINNER
Jeff Hiller, “Somebody Somewhere”
Gbemisola Ikumelo, “A League of Their Own”
Janelle James, “Abbott Elementary”
Ebon Moss-Bachrach, “The Bear”
Frankie Quiñones, “This Fool”
Sheryl Lee Ralph, “Abbott Elementary”
Molly Shannon, “I Love That For You”
Tramell Tillman, “Severance”

Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series
“Children of the Underground”
“Mind Over Murder”
“Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?”
“The Rehearsal”
“We Need to Talk About Cosby”

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