Tonight, the 36th Independent Spirit Awards are happening and I am proud that I got to cast my vote for these awards. However, my winners will not necessarily be everyone’s picks so it is time for me to be subjective and predict who I think will win each award.
Best Feature: Nomadland
Best Director: Chloé Zhao – Nomadland
Best Male Lead: Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal
Best Female Lead: Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman
Best Supporting Male: Paul Raci – Sound of Metal
Best Supporting Female – Youn Yuh-jung – Minari
Best First Feature: Darius Marder – Sound of Metal
Best First Screenplay: Andy Siara – Palm Springs
Best Screenplay: Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman
Best Documentary Feature: Time
Best Cinematography: Nomadland
Best Editing: The Invisible Man
Best International Film: Quo Vadis, Aida?
John Cassavetes Award: Saint Frances