Independent Spirit Awards 2023 winners: live updates

The 38th Film Independent Spirit Awards are underway on the beach in Santa Monica, where Oscar favorite “Everything Everywhere All at Once” leads a field of film and TV nominations at the cool annual awards festival.

Hosted by Hasan Minhaj, this year’s Spirits stream is live on IMDb and Film Independent’s YouTube channels, with presenters including “Elvis” star Austin Butler, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Troy Kotsur, Taylour Paige, Melanie Lynskey, Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Dae Kim, Jamie Lee Curtis and more.

Honorary co-chairs are “Nomadland” helmer Chloé Zhao and “CODA” director Siân Heder. For the first time, the film and television acting categories became gender neutral with 10 nominees each. Also new for 2023: a higher budget cap of $30 million for eligible films, increasing to $1 million for the John Cassavetes Award honoring cinema’s most obscure minds.

“Everything Everywhere” has eight film nominations, including a performance for Oscar nominee Michelle Yeoh. Actors Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan are both up for supporting performance, and Stephanie Hsu is up for breakthrough performance. The buzzy sci-fi drama is also up for writing, editing, directing and best picture.

Todd Field’s “Tár” is hot with seven nominations, including direction, cinematography, screenplay, cinematography, editing and lead performance for Cate Blanchett.

Charlotte Wells’ “Aftersun” scored five nods on its own, with Paul Mescal up for lead actor and Frankie Corio up for breakthrough performance. The father-daughter drama is also up for cinematography and editing awards, as well as best first feature.

Also in contention for the top film prize: the delicious romance ‘Bones and All’, Sarah Polley’s ‘Women Talking’ and the upcoming French thriller ‘Our Father, the Devil’.

Tune in all afternoon as we update the winners live.

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” | WINNER
Trevante Rhodes, “Bruiser”
Theo Rossi, “Emily the Criminal”
Mark Rylance, “Bones and All”
Jonathan Tucker, “Palm Trees and Power Lines”
Gabrielle Union, “The Inspection”

Best Screenplay

Lena Dunham, “Catherine Called Birdy”
Todd Field, “Tár”
Kongonada, “After Yang”
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” | WINNER
Sarah Polley, “Women Talking”

Best Documentary Feature

“Everything that breathes”
“All the beauty and the blood that is shed” | WINNER
“A house made of fragments”
“Riotsville, USA”

Best International Film

“Corsage” (Austria/Belgium/England/France/Italy/Luxembourg)
“Joyland” (Pakistan/USA) | WINNER
“Leonor Will Never Die” (Philippines)
“Back to Seoul” (Belgium/France/Romania/South Korea)
“Saint Omer” (France)

Best Photo

Florian Hoffmeister, “Tár” | WINNER
Hélène Louvart, “Murina”
Gregory Oke “Aftersun”
Elliott Rockett, “Pearl”
Anisia Uzeyman, “Neptune Frost”

Best Editing

Dean Fleischer Camp and Nick Paley, “Marcel the Shell With Shoes On”
Ricky D’Ambrose, “The Cathedral”
Blair McClendon, “Aftersun”
Paul Rogers, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” | WINNER
Monika Willi, “Tár”

Better Performance

Frankie Corio, “Aftersun”

Gracija Filipović, “Murina”

Stephanie Hsu, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” | WINNER

Lily McInerny, “Palm Trees and Power Lines”

Daniel Zolghadri, “Funny Pages”

Best First Screenplay

Joel Kim Booster, “Fire Island”
Jamie Dack and Audrey Findlay, story by Jamie Dack, “Palm Trees and Power Lines”
KD Dávila, “Emergency”
Sarah DeLappe, story by Kristen Roupenian, “Bodies Bodies Bodies”
John Patton Ford, “Emily the Criminal” | WINNER

Best New Scripted Series

“The Bear” (FX on Hulu) | WINNER
“Pachinko” (Apple TV+)
“The Porter” (BET+ / CBC Television)
“Dismissal” (Apple TV+)
“Station Eleven” (HBO Max)

Best New Unscripted Documentary Series

“Underground Kids” (FX)
“Mind Over Murder” (HBO)
“Pepsi, where’s my jet?” (Netflix)
“The Rehearsal” (HBO) | WINNER
“We Need to Talk About Cosby” (View)

Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series

Danielle Deadwyler, “Station Eleven” (HBO Max)
Ayo Edebiri, “The Bear” (FX on Hulu) | WINNER
Jeff Hiller, “Somebody Somewhere” (HBO Max)
Gbemisola Ikumelo, “A League of Their Own” (Prime Video)
Janelle James, “Abbott Elementary” (ABC)
Ebon Moss-Bachrach, “The Bear” (FX on Hulu)
Frankie Quiñones, “This Fool” (Hulu)
Sheryl Lee Ralph, “Abbott Elementary” (ABC)
Molly Shannon, “I Love That for You” (Showtime)
Tramell Tillman, “Severance” (Apple TV+)

Best Ensemble Actor in a New Scripted Series

“Pachinko” – Soji Arai, Jin Ha, Inji Jeong, Minha Kim, Kaho Minami, Lee Minho, Steve Sanghyun Noh, Anna Sawai, Jimmi Simpson and Yuh-jung Youn | WINNER

Truer Than Fiction Award

Isabel Castro, “Mija”
Reid Davenport, “I Didn’t See You There” | WINNER
Rebecca Hunt, “Baby”

Someone To Watch Award

Adamma Ebo, “Honk for Jesus. Save your soul.”
Nikyatu Jusu, “Nanny” | WINNER
Araceli Lemos, “Holy Amy”

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