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12 Years A Slave Leads Indie Spirit Nominations
Short Term 12 also scores several nods

26 November 2013  |  Written by James White  

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It’s that time of year when indie filmmakers’ thoughts turn to awards. As the Indie Spirit nominations arrive, announced this year by Octavia Spencer and Paula Patton, the films scoring several nominations between them are awards favourites 12 Years A Slave and Short Term 12.

Of course not all the nominees have the same number in their title, with the likes of All Is Lost, Nebraska, Inside Llewyn Davis and Mud all set to compete for gongs at the ceremony. The Indie Spirit Awards will be held, as is traditional, the day before the Oscars. This year, that means an event on the beach in Santa Monica on March 1 next year. Check out the main categories below.

Best Feature

All Is Lost
Frances Ha
Inside Llewyn Davis
Nebraska
12 Years A Slave

Best Director
J.C. Chandor – All Is Lost
Jeff Nichols – Mud
Alexander Payne – Nebraska
Steve McQueen –12 Years A Slave
Shane Carruth – Upstream Color

Best First Feature

Blue Caprice
Concussion
Fruitvale Station
Una Noche
Wadjda

Best Screenplay

Before Midnight
Blue Jasmine
Enough Said
The Spectacular Now
12 Years A Slave

Best First Screenplay

Afternoon Delight
Don Jon
In a World
The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete
Nebraska

Best Female Lead

Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
Julie Delpy – Before Midnight
Gaby Hoffman – Crystal Fairy
Brie Larson – Short Term 12
Shailene Woodley – The Spectacular Now

Best Male Lead

Bruce Dern – Nebraska
Oscar Isaac – Inside Llewyn Davis
Michael B. Jordan – Fruitvale Station
Matthew McConaughey  Dallas Buyers Club
Robert Redford  All Is Lost
Chiwetel Ejiofor – 12 Years A Slave

Best Supporting Female
Melonie Diaz – Fruitvale Station
Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine
Lupita Nyong'o – 12 Years A Slave
Yolonda Ross – Go For Sisters
June Squibb – Nebraska

Best Supporting Male
Michael Fassbender – 12 Years A Slave
Will Forte – Nebraska
James Gandolfini – Enough Said
Jared Leto – Dallas Buyers Club
Keith Stanfield – Short Term 12

Best Cinematography

All Is Lost
Computer Chess
Inside Llewyn Davis
Spring Breakers
12 Years A Slave

Best Editing
Frances Ha
Museum Hours
Short Term 12
Una Noche
Upstream Color

Best Documentary

The Act Of Killing
After Tiller
Gideon's Army
The Square
20 Feet From Stardom

Best International Film
Blue Is the Warmest Color
Gloria
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
A Touch Of Sin


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