Mingle Media TV’s Red Carpet Report host Tamara Krinsky were invited to come out to cover the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Press Conference with Josh Welsh, President presiding and actors Rosario Dawson and Diego Luna presenting this year’s nominees at the W Hollywood.
Winners will be announced at the 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, which will air live on IFC at 2:00/5:00pm PT/ET on Saturday, February 21, 2015.
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ABOUT THE FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS
Now in its 30th year, the Film Independent Spirit Awards is an annual celebration honoring artist-driven films made with an economy of means by filmmakers whose films embody independence and originality. The Spirit Awards recognizes the achievements of American independent filmmakers and promotes the finest independent films of the year to a wider audience. The winners of the Spirit Awards are voted upon by Film Independent and IFP Members. Awards are given in the following categories: Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay, Best Director, Best Screenplay, John Cassavetes Award (given to the best feature made for a budget under $500,000), Best Male Lead, Best Female Lead, Best Supporting Male, Best Supporting Female, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best International Film, Best Documentary and the Robert Altman Award. The Filmmaker Grants include the Piaget Producers Award, the LensCrafters Truer Than Fiction Award, and the Kiehl’s Someone to Watch Award. The Film Independent Spirit Awards are sponsored by Premier Sponsors Piaget, The Lincoln Motor Company, Bank of America, Heineken and IFC. FIJI Water is the Official Water of the 2015 Spirit Awards. For more information on the Spirit Awards, please visit spiritswards.com.
In addition to producing the Spirit Awards, Film Independent produces the Los Angeles Film Festival and Film Independent at LACMA Film Series, a year-round, weekly program that offers unique cinematic experiences for the Los Angeles creative community and the general public.
Film Independent is a non-profit arts organization that champions the art of independent film and the independent filmmaker. Join today at www.filmindependent.org/membership
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