The Spirit Awards has been named the first event to honor independent film exclusively. The Awards ceremony seeks to highlight extraordinary independent films and filmmakers that are contributing to our media driven world in an outstanding way.
Produced by Film Independent, the Spirit Awards brings together top Hollywood artists and professionals throughout independent film to present awards for the Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Feature Made for Under $500,000 and many more.
Film Independent is a non-profit arts organization. Its voting members include filmmakers, film industry leaders and film lovers. Anyone passionate about the art of film can join as a Member and vote for the winners of the Spirit Awards. – Film Independent
Celebrating their 30th year, the awards will take place at their usual beachside location in Santa Monica and will air LIVE on IFC. Tune in on February 21st at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET.