25th Annual Independent Spirit Awards
(winners will appear highlighted in red)
(Award given to the Producer)
"(500) Days of Summer"
Producers: Jessica Tuchinsky, Mark Waters, Mason Novick and Steven J. Wolfe
Producers: Christina Piovesan and Paul Barkin
Producers: Lee Daniels, Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness
Producer: Amy Kaufman
"The Last Station"
Producers: Chris Curling, Jens Meurer and Boonie Arnold
Best First Feature
(Award given to the Director and Producer)
"A Single Man"
Director: Tom Ford
Producers: Tom Ford, Chris Weitz, Andrew Miano and Robert Salerno
Director: Scott Cooper
Producers: Scott Cooper, Robert Duvall, Rob Carliner, Judy Cairo and T Bone Burnett
"Easier With Practice"
Director: Kyle Patrick Alvarez
Producer: Cookie Carosella
Director: Oren Moverman
Producers: Mark Gordon, Lawrence Inglee and Zach Miller
Director: Oren Peli
Producers: Oren Peli and Jason Blum
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ~ "A Serious Man"
Lee Daniels ~ "Precious"
Cary Joji Fukanaga ~ "Sin Nombre"
James Grey ~ "Two Lovers"
Michael Hoffman ~ "The Last Station"
John Cassavetes Award
(Given to the Best Feature made for under $500,000)
(Award given to the Writer, Director and Producer)
Writer/Director: Robert Siegal
Producers: Jean Kouremetis and Elan Bogarin
Writer/Director/Producer: Lynn Shelton
"The New Year Parade"
Writer/Director: Tom Quinn
Producers: Steve Beal and Tom Quinn
Writer/Director: So Yong Kim
Producers: Bradley Rust Gray, Ben Howe, Lars Knudsen, Jay Van Hoy and So Yong Kim
Writer/Director: Tariq Tapa
Producers: Hilal Ahmed Langoo, Jos