6:51 pm, February 25th, 2012
The 2012 Independent Spirit Awards were handed out on Saturday.
Hosted by Seth Rogen, the event honors “artist-driven filmmaking” and “recognizes the finest achievements of today’s independent filmmakers.”
The ceremony will air on IFC tonight, but Gossip Cop has the full winners list below.
On Sunday, we’ll find out how well the Spirit Awards predicted Oscar gold.
Best Feature – The Artist
Best Male Lead – Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Best Female Lead – Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Best Supporting Male – Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Best Supporting Female – Shailene Woodley, The Descendants
Best Director – Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
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Best First Feature – J.C. Chandor (director) - Margin Call
Best Screenplay – Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash – The Descendants
Best First Screenplay – Will Reiser, 50/50
Best Cinematography – Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist
Best Documentary – Steve James (director) – The Interrupters
Best International Film – A Separation (Iran)
Piaget Producers Award – Take Shelter
Robert Altman Award – Margin Call
John Cassavetes Award – Dee Rees (director), Nekisa Cooper (producer) – Pariah
Audi Someone to Watch Award – Mark Jackson (director), Without
Nokia Truer Than Fiction Award – Heather Courtney (director), Where Soldiers Come From
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