2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards Announced! Get Out wins Best Picture!

Inclusion and variety are order of the day at the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards as ne’er a more broader range of films took gongs. From Get Out, I,Tonya, A Fantastic Woman, Mudbound, Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Ingrid Goes West, Life and Nothing More, Call Me By Your Name and The Big Sick, it’s a fabulous mix of men and women from all diverse backgrounds.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Allison Janney
I, Tonya

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
Life and Nothing More
Writer/Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza

BEST INTERNATIONAL PICTURE
A Fantastic Woman
Director: Sebastián Lelio

BEST FIRST FEATURE
Ingrid Goes West
Director: Matt Spicer

BONNIE AWARD
Chloé Zhao

BEST SCREENPLAY
Lady Bird
Greta Gerwig

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Sam Rockwell
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD
Given to one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast
Mudbound
Director: Dee Rees
Casting Directors: Billy Hopkins, Ashley Ingram
Ensemble Cast: Jonathan Banks, Mary J. Blige, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Rob Morgan, Carey Mulligan

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
The Big Sick
Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani
BEST EDITING
I, Tonya   
Tatiana S. Riegel

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Faces Places
Directors: Agnés Varda, JR
Producer: Rosalie Varda

BEST DIRECTOR
Jordan Peele
Get Out 

BEST MALE LEAD
Timothée Chalamet
Call Me by Your Name

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Frances McDormand
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST FEATURE
Get Out   
Producers: Jason Blum, Edward H. Hamm Jr., Sean McKittrick, Jordan Peele