2023 Independent Spirit Awards have Everything, Everywhere, All at Once leading with eight nominations

Michelle Yeoh and Jamie Lee Curtis star in the wild sci-fi adventure comedy Everything Everywhere All at Once, coming from A24

The Independent Spirit Awards, the industry’s indie answer to the Academy Awards, have just released their 2023 nominations. They were announced via live stream on YouTube by Taylour Paige and Raúl Castillo on the Film Independent channel.

The Spirit Awards recently increased their budget cap for eligible films to $30 million or less, with the John Cassavetes Award going to features that cost $1 million or less. The 38th Annual Independent Spirit Awards is scheduled to air on March 4, 2023, and will take place at the beach by the Santa Monica Pier. The announcements for the television categories are scheduled to be revealed on December 13.

The complete comprehensive list of nominations can be viewed over at the The Hollywood Reporter:

BEST FEATURE (Award given to the producer)

Bones and All

Everything Everywhere All At Once

Our Father, the Devil

Tár

Women Talking

BEST FIRST FEATURE (Award given to director and producer)

Aftersun

Emily the Criminal

The Inspection

Murina

Palm Trees and Power Lines

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD – Given to the best feature made for under $1,000,000 (Award given to the writer, director and producer)

The African Desperate

A Love Song

The Cathedral

Holy Emy

Something in the Dirt

BEST DIRECTOR

Todd Field Tár

Kogonada After Yang

Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert Everything Everywhere All At Once

Sarah Polley Women Talking

Halina Reijn Bodies Bodies Bodies

BEST SCREENPLAY

Lena Dunham Catherine Called Birdy

Todd Field Tár

Kogonada After Yang

Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert Everything Everywhere All At Once

Sarah Polley Women Talking

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY

Joel Kim Booster Fire Island

Jamie Dack, Audrey Findlay, Story by Jamie Dack Palm Trees and Power Lines

K.D. Dávila Emergency

Sarah DeLappe, Story by Kristen Roupenian Bodies Bodies Bodies

John Patton Ford Emily the Criminal

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

Cate Blanchett Tár

Dale Dickey A Love Song

Mia Goth Pearl

Regina Hall Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

Paul Mescal Aftersun

Aubrey Plaza Emily the Criminal

Jeremy Pope The Inspection

Andrea Riseborough To Leslie

Taylor Russell Bones and All

Michelle Yeoh Everything Everywhere All At Once

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

Jamie Lee Curtis Everything Everywhere All At Once

Brian Tyree Henry Causeway

Nina Hoss Tár

Brian d’Arcy James The Cathedral

Ke Huy Quan Everything Everywhere All At Once

Trevante Rhodes Bruiser

Theo Rossi Emily the Criminal

Mark Rylance Bones and All

Jonathan Tucker Palm Trees and Power Lines

Gabrielle Union The Inspection

Source: THR

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