Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations Announced; WINTER’S BONE Leads with 7 Nominations
by Matt Goldberg Posted:November 30th, 2010
The nominations for the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards have been announced. Here’s a quick breakdown of some interesting facts about the nominees. After winning the top prize at the Gotham Awards last night, Winter’s Bone leads the pack with seven nominations. And if you need more proof that the Best Actress race this year is crazy, it was the only category with a six nominees.
It’s also a good year for women filmmakers as Lisa Cholodenok (The Kids Are All Right) and Debra Granik (Winter’s Bone) pick up nominations for Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay. Nicole Holofcener also picked up a Best Screenplay nomination along with the Robert Altman Award for Please Give. Hit the jump for a full list of the nominees. The Film Independent Spirit Awards will be held on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10pm ET/PT on IFC.
Best Supporting Actor
- John Hawkes – Winter’s Bone
- Samuel L. Jackson – Mother and Child
- Bill Murray – Get Low
- John Ortiz – Jack Goes Boating
- Mark Ruffalo – The Kids Are All Right
Best Supporting Actress
- Ashley Bell – The Last Exorcism
- Dale Dickey – Winter’s Bone
- Allison Janney – Life During Wartime
- Daphne Rubin-Vega – Jack Goes Boating
- Naomi Watts – Mother and Child