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The 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards kicks off at 5pm EST / 2pm PT on the beach at the Santa Monica Pier. The ceremony, hosted by Hassan Minhaj, will be broadcast on Film Independent’s YouTube channel and Twitter as well as on IMDb’s YouTube channel.
You can also watch it on Deadline here.
This is the second year in a row that the Spirit Awards, which used to take place a day before the Academy Awards, have been pushed into the calendar to fall during the Oscar voting period. Three of five Spirit Best Feature nominees are vying for the same award at the Academy Awards: Main Nominee Everything everywhere at oncetar And The woman speaks. There are also overlaps in the acting, directing, and screenwriting categories
Other must-sees for the day: The Spirits’ leading acting and supporting categories in both film and television are gender-neutral for the first time.
Also on the TV side, Abbott ElementaryAnd The bearAnd to cut And Eleventh station It comes with three nominations each.
Today’s party presenters will include Adam Brody, Aubrey Plaza, Daniel Dae Kim, Danielle Didwiller, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jeremy Pope, Judy Turner Smith, Joel Kim Poster, Kevin Bacon, Lily Tomlin, Molly Shannon, Nicholas Brown, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Simona Tabasco , Stephanie Hsu, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, W. Kamau Bell, Austin Butler, Beatrice Granny, Sharon Horgan, Michaela Jay Rodriguez, Troy Cutsur, Haley Lu Richardson, Melanie Lynskey, Taylor Paige and Jenny Slate. This year’s Honorary Chairs Chloe Zhao and Sian Heder will also participate.
Last year, Netflix’s missing daughter It won Best Picture, while Maggie Gyllenhaal won Best Director and Best Screenplay for this film.
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