Full List of Winners from Independent Spirit Awards


The Independent Spirit Awards were held today in Los Angeles. Here is the full list of winners. Congrats to Perks of Being a Wallflower, Silver Linings Playbook and all the other winners and nominees.

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Ceremony to air exclusively on IFC, tonight at 10:00 pm ET/PT.

LOS ANGELES (February 23, 2013) – Film Independent, the nonprofit arts organization
that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out top
honors to Silver Linings Playbook, The Sessions and The Perks of Being A Wallflower at
this afternoon?s 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards. Beasts of the Southern Wild, Magic
Mike, Amour and The Invisible War also received awards at the ceremony, which is held
in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica.
Tune in to IFC tonight at 10:00 pm ET/PT to catch all the action at the 2013 Film
Independent Spirit Awards, with actor and writer Andy Samberg hosting. Highlights
include: Samberg?s trademarked digital shorts and a surprise, courtesy of web
phenomenon Bad Lip Reading.

This year?s major category winners were Silver Linings Playbook, which won Best
Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Female Lead and The Sessions,
which won Best Supporting Female and Best Male Lead; The Perks of Being A
Wallflower, which won Best First Feature and Safety Not Guaranteed, which won Best
First Screenplay; Beasts of the Southern Wild, which won Best Cinematography, Magic
Mike, which won Best Supporting Male and Middle of Nowhere from AFFRM in
partnership with Participant Media, which won the John Cassavetes Award; Sony
Pictures Classics? Amour, which won Best International Film and Cinedigm Entertainmet
Group?s The Invisible War, which won Best Documentary; A Special Distinction Award
was given posthumously to Cinematographer Harris Savides.

The following is a complete list of the winners:

Best Feature The Weinstein Company
Silver Linings Playbook Producers: Bruce Cohen, Donna Gigliotti,
Jonathan Gordon

Best Director The Weinstein Company
David O. Russell Silver Linings Playbook

Best Screenplay The Weinstein Company
David O. Russell Silver Linings Playbook

Best First Feature Summit Entertainment
Thee Perks of Being A Wallflower Writer/Director: Stephen Chbosky
Producers: Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich,
Russell Smith

Best First Screenplay FilmDistrict
Derek Connolly Safety Not Guaranteed
John Cassavetes Award AFFRM in partnership with Participant Media
(For best feature made under $500,000) Writer/Director/Producer: Ava DuVernay
Middle of Nowhere Producers: Howard Barish, Paul Garnes

Best Supporting Female Fox Searchlight
Helen Hunt The Sessions

Best Supporting Male Warner Bros. Pictures
Matthew McConaughey Magic Mike

Best Female Lead The Weinstein Company
Jennifer Lawrence Silver Linings Playbook

Best Male Lead Fox Searchlight
John Hawkes The Sessions
Robert Altman Award Music Box Films

Starlet Director: Sean Baker

Casting Director: Julia Kim

Ensemble Cast: Dree Hemingway, Besedka
Johnson, Karren Karagulian, Stella Maeve,
James Ransone

Best Cinematography Fox Searchlight
Ben Richardson Beasts of the Southern Wild

Best International Film Sony Pictures Classics
Amour Director: Michael Haneke

Best Documentary Cinedigm Entertainment Group
The Invisible War Director: Kirby Dick
Producers: Amy Ziering,
Tanner King Barklow
Special Distinction
Harris Savides

Joining Sean Mc Manus and Josh Welsh, Co-Presidents of Film Independent, was Host
Andy Samberg.
Presenters included: Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza, Bryan Cranston, Channing Tatum,
Chris Tucker, Common, Dave Grohl, Dermot Mulroney, Dennis Quaid, Dermot Mulroney,
Ellen Page, Emily Mortimer, Fred Armisen, Jake Johnson, Jason Bateman, Jeremy
Renner, Jason Schwartzman, Kerry Washington, Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern,
Matthew McConaughey, Rashida Jones, Salma Hayek, Sofia Coppola, Zachary Booth
and Zoe Saldana.
Nominees, special award recipients and celebrities expected to attend include:
Adam Leon, Alex Ross Perry, Amy Ziering, Andre Royo, Ann Dowd, Assaf Amir, Aurora
Guerrero, Ava DuVernay, Ben Richardson, Benh Zeitlin, Blake Ashman-Kipervaser ,
Bradley Cooper, Brit Marling, Brittany Snow, Bruce Cohen, Bruce Willis, Carlen Altman,
Chad Burris, Chris Bergoch, Christopher Ford, Clea Duvall, Colin Egglesfield, Colin
Trevorrow, Dan Janvey, Daniel Radcliffe, David Fenster, David France, David McMahon,
David O. Russell, David Oyelowo, Derek Connolly, Dete Meserve, Dominic Buchanan,
Donna Gigliotti, Dree Hemingway, EJ Bonilla, Elizabeth Mims, Emayatzy Corinealdi,
Francesca Silvestri, Ginger Sledge, Hannah Simone, Hans Ritter, Harvey Weinstein,
Helen Hunt, Howard Barish, Howard Gertler, Ira Sachs, Jack Black, James Ransone,
Jamund Washington, Jason Tippet, Jeff Dupre, Jennifer Lawrence, John Hawkes, John
Waters, Jonathan Gordon, Jonathan Lisecki, Josh Penn, Judd Payne, Julia Kim, Julie
Loktev, Kate Roughan, Kevin Chinoy, Kim Nguyen, Kirby Dick, Laura Colella, Leslie
Mann, Lianne Halfon, Linda Cardellini, Linda Davis, Lol Crawley, Lorraine Toussant,
Lucas Joaquin, Marie Therese Guirgis, Mark Duplass, Maro Chermayeff, Martin
McDonagh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Matt Williams, Matthew Akers, Matthew
McConaughey, Mauricio Zacharias, Maya Rudolph, Melanie Lynskey, Michael Gottwald,
Michael Haneke, Michael Peña, Mynette Louie, Natalia Difford, Patrick Cunningham,
Paul Garnes, Paul Rudd, Peter Nicks, Peter Saraf, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rashida Jones,
Rebecca Thomas, Roman Coppola, Roman Vasyanov, Ron Livingston, Rosemarie
DeWitt, Russell Smith, Sam Rockwell, Sarah Burns, Sean Baker, Sharon Lawrence,
Shelley Surpin, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Sophie Savides, Stella Maeve, Stephanie
Langhoff, Stephen Chbosky, Tanner Barklow, Thure Lindhardt, Tyler Hoechlin, Ursual
Meier, Wendell Pierce ,Will McCormack, William B. Hirsch, Zal Batmanglij and more.