Independent Spirit Awards: The Best of the 2021 Red Carpet

“We’re in a place more familiar to independent film fans: a completely empty theater,” SNL’s Melissa Villaseñor said on Thursday night, kicking off this year’s almost entirely virtual Independent Spirit Awards. It ended up being a relatively normal evening of awards season, with cameos from stars like Adam Sandler and Cate Blanchett. And while Minari and Nomadland were predictably big […]

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2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards Expand to Honor Television

Consider it television finally getting its due. Film Independent announced Tuesday that it would be expanding its awards slate for the 2021 Independent Spirit Awards, adding six categories recognizing TV and episodic work alongside its long-established film honors. “The independent, diverse creators we’ve supported for decades now straddle the feature and episodic worlds,” Board Chair Mary Sweeney said in a […]

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