Film Independent's Spirit Awards 2007 Nominations
Congratulations to all of the nominees for this year's Film Independent's Spirit Awards, as announced on IFC this morning. Many of the films nominated have been covered here at The Film Panel Notetaker this past year including I'm Not There, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Great World of Sound, Quiet City, 2 Days in Paris, and Lust, Caution. Below is a complete list of the nominees.
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Jon Kilik
"I'm Not There"Producers: Christine Vachon, John Sloss, John Goldwyn, James D. Stern
"Juno"Producers: Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, Mason Novick, Russell Smith
"A Mighty Heart"Producers: Dede Gardner, Andrew Eaton, Brad Pitt
"Paranoid Park" Producers: Neil Kopp, David Cress
Todd Haynes, "I'm Not There"Tamara Jenkins, "The Savages"Jason Reitman, "Juno"Julian Schnabel, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"Gus Van Sant, "Paranoid Park"
BEST FIRST FEATURE
"2 Days in Paris," Director: Julie DelpyProducers: Julie Delpy, Christophe Mazodier, Thierry Potok
"Great World of Sound," Director: Craig ZobelProducers: Melissa Palmer, David Gordon Green, Richard Wright, Craig Zobel
"The Lookout," Director: Scott FrankProducers: Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, Laurence Mark, Walter Parkes
"Rocket Science," Director: Jeffrey BlitzProducers: Effie T. Brown, Sean Welch
"Vanaja," Director: Rajnesh DomalpalliProducer: Latha R. Domalapalli
JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
"August Evening," Writer/Director: Chris EskaProducers: Connie Hill, Jason Wehling
"Owl and the Sparrow," Writer/Director: Stephane GaugerProducers: Nguyen Van Quan, Doan Nhat Nam, Stephane Gauger
"The Pool," Director: Chris SmithProducer: Kate NobleWriter: Chris Smith & Randy Russell
"Quiet City," Director: Aaron KatzProducers: Brendan McFadden, Ben StamblerWriters: Aaron Katz, Erin Fisher, Cris Lankenau
"Shotgun Stories," Writer/Director: Jeff NicholsProducers: David Gordon Green, Lisa Muskat, Jeff Nichols
Ronald Harwood, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"Tamara Jenkins, "The Savages"Fred Parnes & Andrew Wagner, "Starting Out in the Evening"Adrienne Shelly, "Waitress"Mike White, "Year of the Dog"
BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Jeffrey Blitz, "Rocket Science"Zoe Cassavetes, "Broken English"Diablo Cody, "Juno"Kelly Masterson, "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"John Orloff, "A Mighty Heart"
BEST FEMALE LEAD
Angelina Jolie, "A Mighty Heart"Sienna Miller, "Interview"Ellen Page, "Juno"Parker Posey, "Broken English"Tang Wei, "Lust, Caution"
BEST MALE LEAD
Pedro Castaneda, "August Evening"Don Cheadle, "Talk To Me"Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Savages"Frank Langella, "Starting Out in the Evening"Tony Leung, "Lust, Caution"
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Cate Blanchett, "I'm Not There"Anna Kendrick, "Rocket Science"Jennifer Jason Leigh, "Margot at the Wedding"Tamara Podemski, "Four Sheets to the Wind"Marisa Tomei, "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"
BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Talk To Me"Marcus Carl Franklin, "I'm Not There"Kene Holliday, "Great World of Sound"Irrfan Khan, "The Namesake"Steve Zahn, "Rescue Dawn"
Mott Hupfel, "The Savages"Janusz Kaminski, "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"Milton Kam, "Vanaja"Mihai Malaimare, Jr., "Youth Without Youth"Rodrigo Prieto, "Lust, Caution"
"Crazy Love," Director: Dan Klores"Lake of Fire," Director: Tony Kaye"Manufactured Landscapes," Director: Jennifer Baichwal"The Monastery," Director: Pernille Rose Gronkjaer"The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair," Directors: Petra Epperlein & Michael Tucker
BEST FOREIGN FILM
"4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," Director: Cristian Mungiu (Romania)"The Band's Visit," Director: Eran Kolirin (Israel)"Lady Chatterley," Director: Pascale Ferran (France)"Once," Director: John Carney (Ireland)"Persepolis," Directors: Vincent Paronnaud & Marjane Satrapi (France)
ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD
"I'm Not There," Director: Todd HaynesCasting Director: Laura RosenthalEnsemble Cast: Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Bruce Greenwood, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw