WINNERS: 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards
MANILA, Philippines - As the 2013 awards season draws to a close with the 85th Oscar Awards on Sunday, February 24 (Monday, February 25 Manila time), the 28th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards was held on February 23 (February 24 Manila time) at a Santa Monica beach tent in California.
"Saturday Night Live" alumnus Andy Samberg hosted the luncheon gala.
Watch red carpet interviews here:
Here is the complete winners list:
- BEST FEATURE - "Silver Linings Playbook"
- BEST DIRECTOR - David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
- BEST SCREENPLAY - David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
- BEST FIRST FEATURE - "The Perks of Being a Wallfower"
- BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY - Derek Connolly, "Safety Not Guaranteed"
- JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD - "Middle of Nowhere"
- BEST FEMALE LEAD - Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
- BEST MALE LEAD - John Hawkes, "The Sessions"
- BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE - Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"
- BEST SUPPORTING MALE - Matthew McConaughey, "Magic Mike"
- BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Ben Richardson, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
- BEST DOCUMENTARY - "The Invisible War"
- BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM - "Amour"
- PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD - "Stones in the Sun"
- SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD - "Gimme the Loot"
- TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD - "The Waiting Room"
- ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD - "Starlet"
The Film Independent Spirit Awards is regarded as the "premiere awards event" for the independent filmmaking community, celebrating everything from low-budget films to upcoming independent film talents.
The annual Raspberry Awards aka the Razzies are also taking place on February 23 (February 24 Manila time). Keep posted on Rappler for the winners' list.
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