Congratulations are in order for the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Award winners, which were announced on Sunday in Santa Monica, California! Independent films and series picking up wins this year include Passing (Netflix), Pig (NEON), Shiva Baby (Utopia), and The Underground Railroad (Amazon Studios). See the featured breakdown below. Congratulations to all the winners this year in all categories! View the full list of winners at Film Independent.
PASSING – Best Supporting Female, Ruth Negga
– Best Cinematography, Edu Grau
PIG – Best First Screenplay, Michael Sarnoski; story by Vanessa Block, Michael Sarnoski
SHIVA BABY – JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD Given to the best feature made for under $500,000 (Award given to the writer, director and producer. Executive Producers are not awarded.); Writer/Director/Producer: Emma Seligman
Producers: Kieran Altmann, Katie Schiller, Lizzie Shapiro
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD – Best Female Performance in a Scripted Series, Thuso Mbedu
In just a few weeks, your favorite independent film will get their due recognition at the 2022 Film Independent Spirit Awards ! Leading the pack is A24’s Zola, which received seven nominations including Best Feature and Best Director; Netflix’s Passing gets two nods for Best Supporting Actress (Ruth Negga) and Best Cinematography (Edu Grau); Pig (NEON)—in which we see one of Nicolas Cage’s most subdued yet performances yet–received a Best First Screenplay nomination and the Someone To Watch Award for Michael Sarnoski; IFC Film’s Catch The Fair One pulls no punches with the Best Female Lead nomination for writer/star Kali Reis; the deliciously chaotic Shiva Baby (Utopia) is in contention for the John Cassavetes Award (for best feature made for under $500,000); and Amazon’s The Underground Railroadreceived nominations for Best New Scripted Series and Best Female Performance in a Scripted Series (Thuso Mbedu).
One of Netflix’s most buzzed about film releases of 2021 is Rebecca Hall’s Passing, a black and white period drama starring Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga and André Holland. The film has received two Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations: Best Supporting Actress (Ruth Negga) and Best Cinematography (Edu Grau)! To date, the film has won 23 awards and 120 nominations including four BAFTA Film Award nominations! View the full list of nominees at Film Independent online.
The 37th annual Film Independent Awards ceremony, set to return in-person to the beach at Santa Monica on Sunday, March 6, 2022.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards nominations are in! Some of the season’s most buzzed-about scores such as Daniel Pemberton’s Being The Ricardos (Amazon Studios) and Jonny Greenwood’s The Power of the Dog (Netflix) have received Best Original Score nominations! The Power of the Dog also scored eight nominations overall including Best Film and Best Director (Jane Campion). Being The Ricardos nabs three nominations overall including Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay.
Also worth noting is Rebecca Hall’s Passing (Netflix), which garnered four nominations including Outstanding British Film, Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer; and Swan Song (Apple TV+), which earned a Best Leading Actor nomination for the much-buzzed-about performance by Academy Award-winning Actor Mahershala Ali (Moonlight). See the breakdown below.
The 75th BAFTA Awards will take place March 13, 2022 at Royal Albert Hall. Read the full list at Deadline.
Congratulations go out to team The Power of the Dog(Netflix), leading with seven Golden Globe® Award nominations including Best Score (Jonny Greenwood), Best Motion Picture, and Best Director (Jane Campion)! The soundtrack is released by Lakeshore Records.
Additional Lakeshore partner releases receiving nominations are Being The Ricardos (Amazon Prime Video), Passing (Netflix), and Swan Song (Apple). In the television category, the following Lakeshore partners also received nominations: “The Morning Show” (Apple TV+), “The Great” (Hulu), “Halston” (Netflix), “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu), and “The Underground Railroad” (Amazon Studios). View the full breakdown below.
Congratulations to all the nominees this year! The 79th Golden Globe Awards will take place on Sunday, January 9, 2022. View the full list and more details at Golden Globes online.